In an effort to ramp up the fight against fraud, the Reserve Bank of India next year will launch a "Positive Pay" system of verifying information about checks with a value at $700 or more. Bank CISOs face the big task of securing the huge new flow of data.
The Reserve Bank of India's draft of a framework for new self-regulatory organizations, including one that would help oversee payment system operators, fails to adequately address security issues, some observers say.
Reserve Bank of India wants to recruit senior vice presidents for four vertical functions in its proposed IT subsidiary. But the search for a CEO to lead the team is still ongoing. What is the reason for the delay? And how can the process be streamlined?
The compliance deadlines are aggressive - but so are today's threats, says Vishal Salvi, CISO of HDFC Bank, discussing the challenges of meeting the Reserve Bank of India's new information security standards....
The Reserve Bank of India issued a notice to all cooperative banks advising them to apply caution while deploying third-party core banking applications and check for appropriate security standards. The move came after credential theft incidents at some banks. But will banks heed the advice?
The Reserve Bank of India's new guidelines on interoperability of prepaid payment instruments will lead to better management of cybersecurity and security audits. But many questions are yet to be answered.
RBI's recent move to mandate that all banks must use Aadhaar as the primary form of authentication for anyone accessing their bank account is stirring a debate about the long-term role of the authentication mechanism and associated data security issues.