Cyber Security & Resilience Framework Implementation Guidelines
Rapid technological developments in securities market have highlighted the need for maintaining robust cyber security and cyber resilience framework to protect the integrity of data and guard against breaches of privacy.
Since stock brokers and depository participants perform significant functions in providing services to holders of securities, it is desirable that these entities have robust cyber security and cyber resilience framework in order to provide essential facilities and perform systemically critical functions relating to securities market.
SEBI vide Circular No.SEBI/HO/MIRSD/CIR/PB/2018/147 dated December 03, 2018 on Subject: Cyber Security & Cyber Resilience framework for Stock Brokers / Depository Participants had prescribed a framework on cyber security and cyber resilience. The framework is required to be complied by all Stock Brokers and Depository Participants registered with SEBI.
The Exchange has formulated certain suggestive measures for broad guidance that are outlined in this presentation. These measures are indicative in nature and not exhaustive and adherence to the measures listed in this presentation alone would not result in complete conformance to SEBI Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/CIR/PB/2018/147 dated December 03, 2018.
Stock Brokers/Depository Participants are required to go through the circular in detail and ensure that all the points mentioned therein are adhered to.