Securities and Exchange Board of India had previously in a circular dated 3rd December, 2018 shared a framework on cyber security and cyber resilience to protect the integrity of data and guard against breaches of privacy.
Para 52 of the abovementioned circular requires quarterly reports containing information on cyber-attacks and threats experienced by Stock Brokers / Depository Participants and measures taken to mitigate vulnerabilities, threats and attacks including information on bugs / vulnerabilities / threats that may be useful for other Stock Brokers / Depository Participants to be submitted to Stock Exchanges / Depositories.
In line with the above requirement, the National Stock Exchange has issued a circular, dated 26th July, 2019 stating that the report can be sent to email@example.com in the format attached as “Annexure- 1”. For each quarter, the report for the first quarter ending on June 30, 2019 needs to be submitted on or before August 15, 2019 and subsequently, the same to be submitted within 15 days from the end of the respective quarters.
Also, the Designated Officer on receipt of any information with respect to the unusual activities and events prescribed in para abovementioned SEBI Circular dated December 03, 2018, will inform the Exchange within 24 hours of receipt of such information.
Source: National Stock Exchange