Skye Bank Plc recently bagged three International Standard Organisation certifications from the British Standard Institution.
The three certifications are the IT service management system, information security management system, and the business continuity management system.
According to a statement by the lender, the IT security management system certification implies the bank can improve on its IT services to both its internal and external customers, while the information security management system means the security of all the data transacted and stored in the bank is guaranteed.
Also, the business continuity management system underlines the bank’s business continuity model in relation to critical financial services provided by the bank.
Skye Bank said the Central Bank of Nigeria had made the certifications statutory for banks in order to expand their capabilities in IT security management and business continuity management systems.
The statement quoted the Chairman, Skye Bank, Mr. Tunde Ayeni, as saying that the certifications represented a major thrust of the bank’s customer-centred approach to business
He restated the commitment of the bank to continuous improvement of its services using modern technology for the benefit of its customers.
He added that innovation would be a major component of the bank’s value delivery to its customers.
The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Mr. Timothy Oguntayo, described the certifications as a milestone towards achieving the vision of the bank of becoming a leading and first class commercial bank.
He also said the awards reflected the bank’s mission of providing excellent services to the customers using technology, noting that the acquisition of Mainstreet Bank had helped the bank to enhance the pursuit of international honours.