With a growing customer base and ambitious plans to reach greater heights, Arpico Finance Company PLC (AFCP), the second oldest financial institution in the country with a presence of over six decades, owned by Associate Motor Finance Company PLC (AMF), was recently awarded the ISO 27001:2013 certification for its continuous efforts to improve its digital infrastructure.

The company with a driven passion and vision from its leadership is embarking on a digital transformation drive to deliver better customer experiences, process optimization and product digitization. This certification is yet another achievement of AFCP’s commitment to strengthen its information security management systems and ensuring data security, especially in an era of connected devices and big data.

In today’s hyper-connected, technologically driven world, data breaches and cyber-attacks continue to remain and grow as a significant threat to organizations especially in the banking and financial industry. The certification to the IT function of AFCP complies and assures its customers and all stakeholders in ensuring strengthened information security, cyber-security and privacy protection.

‘We are delighted to have been bestowed and recognized with this standard certification. Serving a large portfolio of customers which also includes many small and medium enterprises as well as retail businesses, we place high importance towards safety and security in all aspects of our operations’, said Shanil Dayawansa, Managing Director of Arpico Finance Company PLC.

AFCP shares its joy of being awarded the ISO 27001:2013 certification by Bureau Veritas, a leading global certification body, with its partnership with ES2 Solutions. Their professional guidance, expertise and pragmatic approach were instrumental from inception through to the point of achieving the certification.

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