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Maltese Financial Regulator Issues Cybersecurity Consultation for Blockchain Industry


The Malta Financial Services Authority has issued a consultation on cybersecurity guidelines for the blockchain industry.

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has issued a consultation on cybersecurity, associated with new technologies such as blockchain, the agency tweeted on Feb. 8.

In a consultation document called “Guidance Notes on Cybersecurity,” the MFSA suggested that the agency’s cybersecurity system should comply with international standards, including guidelines by the European Banking Authority (EBA).

The guidance notes are also based on a list of recognized cybersecurity policies such as CryptoCurrency Security Standard (CCSS) that was introduced in 2014 to provide guidance for the secure management of cryptocurrencies.

The guidance notes are targeting professional funds that invest in virtual currencies, issuers, as well as agents and service providers for Virtual Financial Assets…



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2019-02-08 18:43:00

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