What is SWIFT CSP?
SWIFT Customer Security Program (CSP) is a framework set for SWIFT users to detect and prevent fraudulent activities, provides guidelines for information sharing and enhances SWIFT related tools for its community-wide users.
ValueMentor SWIFT CSP Assessment & Attestation Program in the UAE targets the root detection & prevention of fraudulent activities and helps SWIFT users stay compliant.
SWIFT Customer Security Controls Framework (SWIFT CSCF) comprises a set of advisory & mandatory security controls for improving security and transparency across the global financial community. SWIFT CSP focuses on 3 areas
- Secure and protect your local SWIFT environment
- Prevent & detect fraud in your counterparty relationships and
- Continuously share information and prepare to defend against future attacks.
What is the SWIFT CSP?
SWIFT customer security program (CSP) aims to prevent, detect, and mitigate deceitful/fraudulent activities through mandatory and advisory security controls, community-wide information sharing initiatives, and improved security features on their products.
Should advisory controls be adopted?
Customers are required to implement all Mandatory Controls. However, the Advisory Controls focus on reducing the attack surface and vulnerabilities, detecting anomalous activity to systems or transaction records, and planning incident response and information sharing. These controls can be ideally opted after performing risk assessments.