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Tishwash:  An Iraqi – American memorandum of understanding regarding banks

The Iraqi Private Banks Association concluded, on Saturday, a memorandum of understanding with the American Information Systems Audit and Control Association, related to governance, security and auditing of information technology.  

The association stated in a statement received by “Nass”, a copy of which (November 14, 2020), that it “signed with the Information Systems Audit and Control Association” ISACA “whose headquarters is in America, a memorandum of understanding to enhance cooperation in the areas of governance, security and auditing of information technology.

The statement added that “the executive director of the Association of Private Banks, Ali Tariq, and the director of the Iraq branch of the Society for Auditing and Monitoring Global Information Systems, Ali Mustafa, signed a memorandum of understanding in Baghdad in the fields of qualification, training, workshops, consultations, governance and information security,” stressing that “this memorandum will help the financial sector achieve Global requirements in the field of information technology, information and cyber security.  

He stressed that “through the Memorandum of Understanding, the process of developing human cadres for workers in the financial sector will take place through training, workshops and awareness programs to adhere to the instructions of the Central Bank of Iraq in the field of compliance with standards and controls of information technology and digital security.  link

Tishwash:  The Al-Kazemi government opens the files of important personalities accused of corruption in the coming weeks

Al-Masalla: The spokesman for the Prime Minister, Ahmed Mulla Talal, revealed, Friday, November 13, 2020, that the Supreme Committee to .investigate major corruption cases, will open in the coming weeks the files of important figures accused of corruption

Mulla Talal said in a press statement followed by Al Masalla, that the Anti-Corruption Committee has been given great powers, and is concerned with files .that may overthrow the bureaucracy in other institutions, such as the Integrity Commission, without canceling the role of the latter

He added that for two months the committee has been working in complete secrecy and professionalism, and investigative judges have issued arrest .warrants against more than 20 people, including well-known and heavy figures in the state The Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, formed a supreme committee two months ago to investigate major corruption and exceptional crimes cases, with .direct support from the Counter-Terrorism Service   link