As of year-end 2017, members of SWIFT, Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, must annually self-attest to sixteen mandatory cybersecurity controls. Furthermore, eleven advisory security controls are provided as best practices to further improve cyber hygiene across the SWIFT community.

This document provides a comprehensive overview of the prevention philosophy behind the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform, and demonstrate needed cybersecurity coverage beyond merely an exercise in SWIFT compliance. Our platform will improve your financial institution’s overall cyber hygiene and provide better security outcomes for the organization.

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