As crime continues to pay and fraud attempts increase, SWIFT has released its Customer Security Programme (CSP) to harden the endpoints of the SWIFT network. Launched on May 27th, 2016, SWIFT CSP supports all customer segments, whether directly or indirectly connected, in reinforcing the security of their SWIFT-related infrastructure. There are 27 controls, 16 of which are mandatory. 11 are advisory.
Everyone with a SWIFT BIC must evaluate their environment and attest by December 31, 2017, to be in compliance. SWIFT users must always conduct their own analysis of the suitability of a Cyber Security Service Provider for their purposes. Worried about doing this on your own? Strategic Treasurer can help guide you through this process.
SWIFT CSP is articulated around three mutually reinforcing areas:
Secure & Protect
Share & Prepare
Prevent & Detect
DON'T FORGETYour attestation is due December 31, 2017!
Each of these webinars will go into more detail about SWIFT CSP and what you need to know. Following the webinars, there will be a replay available for more information.
Making Payment Controls Work: Securing Your Environment
The compliance deadline (December 2017) for all users of SWIFT is upon us and most firms have work to do. Part one of this series covering SWIFT Customer Security Programme (CSP) reviews the core structure of the control framework and the key parts of the first objective.
Payment Controls: Security & Monitoring
This session will cover sanction management, controlling the payment process and some specific elements of the mandated SWIFT Customer Security Programme (CSP). Join us for this overview on payment security and the chance to ask questions.
SWIFT Security: The What and Why of the Customer Security Programme (SWIFT CSP)
Join us for the latest updates on SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme (CSP) including the core elements needed. This presentation will be presented with SWIFT.
Making Payment Controls Work: Limiting Access, Detecting & Responding
The compliance deadline (December 2017) for all users of SWIFT is upon us and most firms have work to do. Part two of this series covering SWIFT Customer Security Programme (CSP) will quickly review the control framework and cover the key elements of the second two objectives. 1.2 CTP re-certification credits will be given for this webinar.
Strategic Treasurer Can Help
Are you ready for your SWIFT CSP attestation?
We’re ready to help. Whether you connect through a Service Bureau or have your SWIFT infrastructure in-house, an attestation is required this year—and the security requirements are more robust than the controls that most treasury departments currently have in place.
Do you know where yours fall short?
Outsource the Headache
Strategic Treasurer will come onsite to perform an assessment and provide you with complete documentation, detailing areas where you are in compliance and areas for improvement, including the next steps needed to bring you into compliance before the deadline.
The Bottom Line
We want to make sure you’re in compliance for 2018 and will do anything we can to help you. For more information, fill out the form below and one of our dedicated team members will reach out to you.
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Whether you’re required by SWIFT’s CSP or aiming to keep your organization ahead of the rising threat, a SecureTreasury™ course subscription will keep your team compliant and better prepared to spot fraudulent activity before it results in a loss.
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