Laurent de la Vaissière

Laurent de la Vaissière

CSSF Circular 20/750 implements EBA Guidelines on ICT and security risk management in Luxembourg

On 25 August 2020, the CSSF published Circular 20/750 implementing the EBA Guidelines on ICT and security risk management in Luxembourg. These guidelines establish a consistent approach to the mitigation and management of these risks in all EU countries. Are you ready for the Circular? Download our self-assessment to assess your preparedness and define a resp […]

Cloud services: changes on the way for Luxembourg insurers

Check out our lastest blog on this topic ! On 24 June 2020, Luxembourg’s insurance regulatory body (Commissariat aux Assurances – CAA) published Circular Letter 20/13 concerning the EIOPA guidelines on outsourcing to cloud service providers (EIOPA-BoS-20-002). Through this circular letter, the CAA clarifies that it fully intends to apply these guidelines, i […]

Covid 19: Staying cyber secure

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing our lives. People are concerned, and with that concern comes a desire for information, safety and support. Organized crime groups are exploiting the fear, uncertainty and doubt which Covid-19 brings to target individuals and businesses in a variety of ways. The threat Since mid-February, KPMG member firms have seen the rapid b […]

Covid-19: the role of IT functions in facilitating social distancing and business continuity

As the Covid-19 situation develops across Europe, governments and businesses are taking steps to protect the health and safety of their people and roll out precautionary measures. On 15 March, the Luxembourg government renewed calls for remote working as a means to enact “social distancing” and reduce contact between people, therefore limiting the spread of […]

A new decade, what next for cybersecurity?

David Ferbrache, Global Head of Cyber Futures, KPMG in the UK offers 10 cybersecurity predictions for the year ahead Our world is changing, and with it, the cybersecurity challenges that we all face in securing that world. The coming of a new year is, of course, just another day in the calendar, but it’s also a chance to take stock and wonder just what the […]

Fighting cybercriminals with the updated SWIFT CSP

In recent years, sophisticated cybercriminals have managed to compromise several banks’ computer networks, learn their payment processes, and gain access to the relevant IT credentials—ultimately being able to send fraudulent payment instructions over the SWIFT financial messaging network. The worst case so far was in 2016, when thieves successfully stole […]