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GACA raises standards for cyber security

Posted 14 July 2020 · Add Comment

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has been focusing on achieving highest standards of cybersecurity and ensuring business continuity.

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has been focusing on achieving highest standards of cybersecurity and ensuring business continuity.
This week, the regulator confirmed it has obtained an international ISO certification in Information Security Management System (ISO 27001), and Business Continuity Management System (ISO 22301), for both Security Operations Center and Network Operations Center.
In a statement GACA said the certification comes within the framework of the continuous efforts made by GACA to achieve a secure cyber environment that supports aviation with reliable technical systems and services in line with GACA’s vision to achieve a safe atmosphere in accordance with the most accurate global safety standards, in addition to building a modern airport system with advanced services.
“This qualitative achievement is an extension of GACA’s vision to raise the level of performance in a manner befitting the Kingdom’s standing and our rational leadership ambition, and it goes in line with the goals of the Kingdom's vision 2030,” the statement said.
 

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