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SWIFT Customer Security Programme – Part 2

  • Date : 18 May 2018

  • Time : 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM IST

  • Topic : SWIFT Customer Security Programme – Part 2

  • Collaborators : SWIFT


Cyber risks remain persistent and sophisticated, originating from both external and internal malicious actors. It is important to establish strong controls to detect and respond to these threats. The second part of the SWIFT Customer Security Programme, an initiative of ReBIT Operational Excellence Webinar Series will cover the following:

  • Evolution of recent cyber threats

  • Overview of the Customer Security Programme

  • Understanding  SWIFT Payments Control Service

  • Threats emerging from unstructured message formats

  • Integration and operations best practices

  • Q&A


Saqib Sheikh

Head of Sales Services for the Asia Pacific region, SWIFT

Saqib Sheikh is the Head of Sales Services for the Asia Pacific region of SWIFT. His team of solution architects design solutions for SWIFT clients in the region and manage key projects during the pre-sales cycle. His portfolio of SWIFT products & services comprises of the core SWIFT messaging services, traditional and enterprise-wide interface and integration solutions, professional services and support.

Saqib has been with SWIFT for over 14 years. Prior to this role, he was the Chief Executive Officer of SWIFT India, a joint venture with leading Indian banks, and Head of Markets for India and the Subcontinent. He has also held a variety of roles across marketing, change management, IT programme management and delivery across SWIFT in Singapore, Mumbai, Belgium and the US.

Saqib holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Virginia Tech, a Masters in Computer Science from George Washington University, and an MBA from the University of Maryland. Saqib is based out of Singapore and fluent in English & Urdu.