Digital Financial Services Security Clinic – Sierra Leone

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26 September, 2022

The International Telecommunication Union is organising an online Digital Financial Services Security Clinic jointly with the National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM), Sierra Leone from 26 to 27 September 2022 from 9h00 to 11h30 UTC.

The main objectives of the DFS Security Clinic are to share the findings and recommendations from the FIGI Security Infrastructure and Trust working group for regulators and DFS providers with regards to addressing security challenges for digital finance.

The event will provide insights into security best practices for SIM swaps, mobile payment applications operating on USSD, STK and Android, methodology for testing security of mobile payment applications and addressing infrastructure vulnerabilities such as SS7.

Target audience: The security clinic is intended for IT security professionals, security auditors and policymakers from the telecom/ICT regulator and Central Bank/Financial Regulator. ​​

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