CrownCity Technologies certified by 1SO/IEC 27001:2013 & PCI DSS VERSION 3.2.1

CrownCity Technologies (CCT), a fast rising Fintech company today, announces that it has  been ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and Payment Card Industry Standard (PCI DSS) certified.

The  certifications further consolidate the company’s position as a market leader in providing  platforms for licensed financial Institutions to lend.

The ISO 27001 and PCI DSS certifications were issued by the MSECB and Digital Jewel  Africa respectively. MSECB is an accredited Management System Certification Body by the  International Accreditation Service (IAS), and a leading provider of Audit and Certification  Services in the field of Information Security and Privacy in the world. Digital Jewel Africa is  a qualified Security Assessor by the PCI DSS Security Standard Council. 

“As the risk associated with Cyber-attacks and data breaches continue to increase, Information  security has become a critical issue for every business to help defend itself against external and  internal attacks.” CrownCity Technologies’ Risk and Compliance Manager, Mr. Emmanuel  Anku said.  

He added that, the certifications will go a long way to provide confidence in our current and  potential business partners about the security of the company’s infrastructure and operational  environment. 

CrownCity Technologies’ recent certifications further shows the company’s commitment to  harness on technology to build financial service platforms to ensure that everyone, regardless  of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, seamless convenient and  secured products and services to take control of their financial lives.  

Mr. Anku disclosed that the company is already certified with the Ghana Data Protection  Commission, and the two international certifications recently acquired will among other things enhance the company’s compliance to a host of laws, including the high profile General Data  Protection Regulation Commonly referred to as GDP and the Network Information System  (NIS) regulations. 

The lead Software Engineer, Mohammed Bashiru listed some of the security systems  implemented in order to be ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and PCI DSS complaint. They include but  not limited to the following: Firewalls Installations, Dedicated Antivirus, Fire Integrity  Management Systems, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems and Access Control  Measures.

With the above, CrownCity Technologies is assuring the business community and potential  investors of maximum returns on their investments and partnerships. 

Please contact, +233201089444 or [email protected] for all enquiries  about our products and partnerships. 

CCT’s Products 

“NSS Exxtra” is one of CrownCity Technologies’ products for young graduates in public  institutions where they are connected to licensed financial institutions to access loans through  our lending platform. The product allows these graduates to request loans for rent advance,  business start-ups, or related needs during their national service period. 

In partnership with other licensed financial institutions, CrownCity Technologies is also in the  process of piloting a lending product dubbed; “Exxtra Business” for Small and Medium  Enterprises (SMEs). 

About ISO/IEC 27001:2013 

ISO 27001 is the leading international standard focused on information security. It sets out the  specification for the adoption of an effective Information Security Management System. The  certification is based on a business risk approach to established, implement, operate, monitor,  review, maintain and improve information security in the company infrastructure and  operational environment. 

About PCI DSS 

PCI DSS is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security  of credit, debit and cash card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their  personal information.