Bahrain central bank establishes cyber-security emergency response team


The Central Bank of Bahrain has established a "computer emergency response team" for addressing cyber-security issues in the economy, an executive director announced on May 24.

Huda al-Maskati said the central bank was "in the process of setting up the necessary procedures and outlining the responsibilities" of the team. It is part of a wider approach to bolster security, Maskati said.

The first step entails improving co-operation and information sharing between financial institutions, with

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