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12:00 AM, August 04, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, August 04, 2017

PwC Bangladesh sheds light on SWIFT system security

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Bangladesh organised an interactive session at its office in Dhaka on Wednesday to share its knowledge, experience and solution in the area of SWIFT system security and growing cyber attacks.

The session dealt with the ways to ensure compliance with SWIFT Global's Customer Security Programme (CSP) framework within the deadline of January 1 in 2018, regulatory requirements from various countries.

The event also covered PwC's strategy and approach in conducting the SWIFT security assessment, the coverage of CSP, including controls related to applications, IT processes and network and cyber security controls.

The session was conducted by Dilip Ghosh, adviser for risk assurance services at PwC, and Shrikrishna Dikshit, associate director for the services, PwC Bangladesh said in a statement yesterday.

PwC hopes the session would pave the way for the Bangladeshi banks to review SWIFT security and control at their end in partnership with the company, according to the statement.

Mamun Rashid, PwC Bangladesh's country managing partner; Somak Shome, director for cyber security at PwC India, and Md Ashikur Rahman, cyber security consultant at PwC Bangladesh, were also present.

Heads of IT and chief information security officers of different banks and financial institutions also attended the event, according to the statement.

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