Rus News Journal

The Central Bank will check up banks on information leakage

Last year`s scandal with occurrence on free sale of computer disks with the data about bank borrowers has compelled Bank of Russia to spend scale check of information security in credit institutions, the newspaper " informs; Kommersant .
According to the newspaper, corresponding letters are already directed to banks. In them, in particular, it is offered to check up observance of the standard of the information security constructed on the western analogues.
participants of the market notice that it is a question of the valid toughening of control of the Central Bank behind information security as before similar checks it was never spent.
however, in banks the future check treat with distrust, being afraid of leak of the confidential information on corporate clients.
scandal concerning leak of the data about borrowers has arisen in the end of the last year when on free sale there was a database Refusals under credits and stop - sheets of banks of Russia containing about 3 million records about delays and non-payments under credits, and also the confidential information on borrowers.
however, in January of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia has declared that the information containing on a disk did not reflect a real state of affairs in sphere of relations of bank structures and their clients.