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Minister of State Serge Telle was welcomed on Tuesday by the Monegasque Association of Financial Activities (AMAF).
Having come into force on May 2, 2014, AMAF’s mandatory certification system aims to strengthen the level of competence of employees of banks and management companies as well as Monaco’s reputation of excellence.
The professional certification is intended for all employees working in Front Offices, that is to say who are in contact with customers, and their direct managers. Since its inception, more than 200 professionals have been certified.
In his speech, Serge Telle congratulated AMAF “for its important activities, particularly in regulating and organising the financial professions, which guarantee excellence and legitimacy, and promote Monaco as a financial centre, particularly at the international level.”
On Wednesday, the Minister opened the Security Summit – Assises de la Sécurité – which will continue at the Grimaldi Forum until October 14.
“It is important for the Principality to welcome you again this year … because Monaco is one of the safest states in the world and will do everything to keep it so, including in the digital sphere,” the Minister of State said.
“The arrival of digitalisation is a revolution … and a revolution is always synonymous with perils. We will therefore have to face new challenges, such as securing networks, putting in place appropriate procedures, developing response capacity, training staff and building competent teams, and, finally, creating an ecosystem.
“Our ambition is to be part of a movement that will be decisive for our future, in terms of safety for our residents, but also of attractiveness.”
The Assises de la Sécurité welcomes more than 2,500 participants, 165 partners, 170 conferences and workshops and is a key event for cybersecurity in France.
Among the highlights, a presentation of the RSSI Grand Prix, a day of reflection and work with 200 leaders and personalities from the cybersecurity sector, organised in partnership with the main professional associations, including ANSSI and EUROPOL, and the hosting of the Cyber Task Force, a working group comprising political, civil and military cybersecurity actors whose objective is to formulate recommendations.
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