Framework and Compliance in UAE
The organizations must ensure that they comply to all regulations falling under the International & UAE Federal or Emirate regulations and standards. Our consultants at HLB HAMT helps our customers to be knowledgeable and well versed with all compliances and has been providing ample advisory and guidance to achieve the same.
The regulatory standards are there for protecting critical data infrastructure and adheres with international or local cybersecurity policies. Organizations must ensure that their information assets are well protected and engage defense mechanisms and controls to mitigate information security risks. Moreover, with these compliances, the international and local governing bodies want companies to develop a security awareness culture among the employees so that they will be well prepared to handle and overcome security issues in the future.
Compliances & Frameworks
ISO has been publishing international standards for companies that want to protect their information, increase quality, bring in more control and ensure business continuity. Globally, it is considered one of the most popularly adopted standard. At HLB HAMT, we help company prepare for many ISO certifications, from ISO/IEC 20000:2018 Certification for IT service management, ISO 27001 Certification for Information Security Management System, ISO 22301 Certification for Business Continuity & ISO 31000 Certification for Risk Management.
In ISO certifications, before calling the auditing authority, company must undergo a series of changes and show at-least the changes are in operation for six months. The presence of several non-conformities may create issues in the auditing processes.
Similarly, National Electronic Security Authority (NESA) focus on the objective of combating cyber threats. It is a set of standards and guidance which should be mandatory compliant for all government entities in UAE. Though NESA does not have a defines scope for applying, adopting or implementing, it has four levels of monitoring compliance of stakeholders across the organization. The more level of the risk an organization, the regulators will be that much stringent on the monitoring policies.
DIFC compliance assurance also involve several steps, from critical assets identification to the complete overhauling of the management infrastructure. Similarly, with proper guidance and consultation, you can be compliant to data security standards or regulatory requirements set by GDPR. The fine for the breach is steep in GDPR. Regarding COBIT-5, our certified assessors can assist you in performing a process capability assessment in your company, irrespective of your company size or whether you are from public or private sector. Our ITGC services can be customized to each of your stakeholders needs, be it your investors, regulators, auditors, owners, management and at the same time catering to organization’s compliance requirements and risk appetite.
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