The certificates which were presented by Digital Jewels, a specialized cybersecurity and IT solutions firm, after a period of evaluation and capacity building in regard to digital security measures for the well-functioning of the bank in line with the standard best practice.
In their evaluation prior to certification, the experts examined backup memory storage capacities, staff capacities and cybersecurity against outlier access.
The evaluation included also the security of the Cards used, to improve their experience with the ATM machines and other channels.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Digital Jewels Ltd, Adedoyin Odunfa noted that the certification awarded were well deserved, considering the cybersecurity solutions that have been introduced at the Bank and they act as a game changer as they give the Bank confidence to become more competitive and more effective in service delivery and data system protection.
“Access Bank Rwanda Plc has upgraded their security infrastructure and can now detect any electronic breach if there is any,” She aid
The Managing Director of Access Bank Rwanda, Mr. Jean-Claude Karayenzi assured customers of the safety of their deposits.
“These certificates mean a great deal to this international bank; now cyber hacking has grown on an international level; this means that we have to work even harder to ensure the safety of our customers’ accounts. We made this extra effort to help our clients feel safe with their accounts in our hands.”
John Karamuka, the Director of Payment System at the Central Bank of Rwanda congratulated Access Bank Rwanda for being the first Commercial Bank in Rwanda to attain these three certifications at the same time.