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Ghana: Bank of Ghana issues cyber security directive

The Bank of Ghana issued, on 24 October 2018, the Cyber & Information Security Directive ('the Directive'), which applies to regulated financial institutions licensed or registered under the Banks and Specialised Deposit Taking Institutions Act, 2016 (Act 930), and any other entity regulated by the Bank of Ghana. In particular, the Directive outlines the procedures for risk management and cyber defence security, the appointment of a cyber and information security officer, as well as the privacy protection and cyber and information security training for employees. Furthermore, the Directive includes an implementation schedule at Annex A.

You can access the Directive here.