Kenya’s central bank issues new cyber security guidelines


Financial institutions in Kenya will have to appoint a chief information security officer (Ciso), following the publication of cyber security guidelines by the central bank today (August 24).

The Central Bank of Kenya outlines minimum requirements for mitigating cyber risk, which will be applicable to all institutions it licenses.

“Each institution should determine the best reporting option of the Ciso depending on factors such as an institution’s vision and strategic goals,” the guidelines

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