(MENAFN – Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 3
By Zeyni Jafarov – Trend:
Azerbaijan has developed the “Procedure for the management of information security in banks” as a result of measures taken in the field of information security, Trend reports on August 3 with reference to reporting data from the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA).
The document establishing the minimum requirements for information security in the country’s banks, taking into account the requirements of the ISO / IEC 2700X standards of the International Organization for Standardization, was approved by decision of the Board of Directors of CBA and included in the State Register of Azerbaijan. legal acts.
The creation of the IT infrastructure that meets the modern requirements in Azerbaijan in accordance with international trends and the expansion of digital services offered in the financial and banking sector make it important to ensure the security of information during its exchange, protect information resources from possible threats, increase the level of general cybersecurity training.
Taking into account that the application of the new rules in the field of information security will take time to create an appropriate IT infrastructure in banks and to develop the policy and procedures for the organization of business processes in the field of information security, this document will come into force on April 1, 2022.
As of this date, it was decided to cancel the current resolution of the Board of Directors of the ABC “Rules on the security of information systems in banks” dated December 10, 2014.
The new rules contain human resources security, asset management, access control, cryptography, information exchange security mechanisms, ensuring security in the acquisition, use and maintenance of systems. information, protection of information security in service relationships with external providers, as well as information security incident management requirements.
The ABC is constantly focused on the business of ensuring information security in the country’s banking sector, in particular, by revealing, reducing and preventing possible cyber attacks in a timely manner.
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