The Use of Audit Trails in Security Systems: Guidelines for European Banks

In June 2010, the approved an updated version of the document "The Use of Audit Trails in Security Systems: Guidelines for European Banks". These guidelines support payment service providers to comply with requirements established to ensure information security, i.e. protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data underlying a payment transaction. Specifically, the revised guidelines now include recommendations as regards the maintenance of so-called audit trails (or audit logs) of payment systems.

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