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17-19 October 2018: Seminar on "Cyber Security in Central Banks"

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Date and Place: 17 - 19 October, Istanbul
Apply by: 31 August
 

Description: Cyber threats are increasing from day to day using new attack vectors. Behind of these cyber attacks there are several motivations such as, political reasons, financial fraud and terrorism. Most of these attacks are targeting the critical infrastructures of the countries. As the critical infrastructures, banking and financial organizations are the most important targets of the attacks. In order to protect financial stability at national, regional and global levels, central banks should take preventive actions against the cyber threats to guarantee the confidentiality, integrity and accessibility of information. This program will focus on the studies of central banks of regional countries in the area of cyber security and aim to determine opportunities for mutual corporation by sharing experiences.

Main Topics

• Security organisations in IT departments of central banks
• IT security professional skills (Discussion: What should be the basic skill set for an IT security professional in a central bank?)
• Information security management systems in central banks
• Compliance from IT security perspective: SWIFT customer security program, the BIS "Cyber Guidance"
• Security information and event management
• Peripheral security
• Vulnerability management
• Application security
• Identity and access management
• Cyber security awareness
• Endpoint security management
• Data classification and data security
• Mobile security
• IT risk management

Target Audience: The seminar is designed for the employees from central banks and financial institutions who are responsible for the cyber security of their IT infrastructure and the ISMS / IT risk anagement. The participants are encouraged to share their experiences, and to take an active part in discussions during the seminar.