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KSE to hire information security expert
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 07:29:05 +0000 (UTC)
By Shahid Shah
March 14, 2014
KARACHI: The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) is hiring the chief information
security officer to ensure security of data, official sources said on
They said four candidates have already been shortlisted for the position.
The acting CISO is conducting interviews of the candidates.
The sources said the decision was taken after the managing director of the
KSE had received an email in July last year, which alleged that some
officials of its Information Technology department were involved in data
leakage. This newspaper had reported the issue even before the
The email shot from an unknown source stated that some people had access
to highly confidential data of buying and selling of shares.
Consequently, the board of directors constituted an internal audit
committee and initiated an enquiry against this, which caused expulsion of
four employees of IT department, while a general manager of the department
was sent on forced leave in August 2013.
The KSE had hired an independent forensic consultant Sidat Hyder Morshed
Associate to investigate the highly sensitive matter and inspect the
computers of the IT department.
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