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Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA): Contents

Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
Rulebook Modules
Prudential — Investment, Insurance Intermediation and Banking Module (PIB) [VER33/02-19]
Sourcebook Modules
Consultation Papers
Policy Statements
DFSA Codes of Practice
Amendments to Legislation
Media Releases
Financial Markets Tribunal

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(1 version)
Dec 9 2012 onwards

PIB 6.7.1 Guidance

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The definitive version of DFSA handbook text is the PDF version as that is the text of the instrument as made and published by the DFSA.

To view past versions of this module in PDF format, please visit the Archive.

In establishing its systems and controls to address information security risks, an Authorised FirmG should have regard to:

a. confidentiality: information should be accessible only to persons or systems with appropriate authority, which may require firewalls within a system, as well as entry restrictions;
b. the risk of loss or theft of customer data;
c. integrity: safeguarding the accuracy and completeness of information and its processing;
d. non-repudiation and accountability: ensuring that the person or system that processed the information cannot deny their actions; and
e. internal security: including premises security, staff vetting; access rights and portable media, staff internet and email access, encryption, safe disposal of customer data, and training and awareness.
Derived from RM111/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER20/12-12]