Bank of Tanzania

Training Institute

Physical Security for Banks Institutions

Physical Security for Banks Institutions


The Bank of Tanzania Act, 2006 and the Banking and Financial Institutions Act, 2006 mandate Bank of Tanzania to license, regulate and supervise banking institutions in Tanzania. As a regulator, the Bank of Tanzania is entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring stable, sound and safe banking sector and the financial system at large. In discharging this responsibility, it is in the interest of the Bank to ensure that banking institutions advocate adequate security measures for the purpose of preventing acts of robbery and burglary, damage or loss of assets and cyber-attacks, which could result in major losses to the banking sector and the national economy.


At the end of this course staff of banking institutions will be able to promote awareness of physical security; will have knowledge and skills in developing and administering an up-to­ date, effective institution- wide security program; will have compulsory knowledge of e-crime and fraud threats; will be able to create awareness on best approaches of managing ICT systems and build security consciousness among staff f and management thereby maintain a security functional working environment.

Senior and middle lev el officers of banking institutions who are involved in internal security, operations, tellers, custodians, internal audit, compliance, staff of security companies guarding banks and dealing in cash in transit and staff of banking institutions in the Information Technology (IT) functions.

• An overview of The Bank of Tanzania Act. 2006 and the BAFI Act. 2006
• Banking and Financial Institution (physical Security) Regulations, 2014
• Security requirements for bank premises and branch opening checklist
• An overview of the Tanzania Cybercrimes Act, 2015
• Fundamentals of Physical security for banking institutions
• Security measures for preventing acts of robbery and burglary,
• Principles and issues on effective guards of cash in transit

• ICT developments, status of e-crime in Tanzania
• Introduction to cyber-crime and threats to financial Institutions
• Combating cybercrime threats for financial institutions (Best prac tices and approach)
• Information security and strategic management of ICT systems
• Disaster Management and Preparedness (key issues)

1 week: From 17th to 21St July 2017.

Directorate of Banking Supervision, Directorate of National Payment Systems, The Police force - Department- Vital Installations Security, VIP Protection and Tanzania Police School. Moshi.

Bank of Tanzania, Arusha Branch. First day registration starts at 9.00 am.

Fee for each participant is TZS. 1,000,000/= covering tuition, course materials, lunch and mid­ session tea/coffee/refreshments. Participants will be responsible for their travel costs and upkeep. Please do not show up at the venue if you have no evidence of payment of fees. Cash at the venue on registration is acceptable.

Send a letter, fax, e-mail or make a phone call to the below-mentioned contact addresses. The course will involve a limited number of 30 participants only. The first come first served principle will apply. Applications  should reach us at least (two) 2 working days before commencement of the course.

The Principal.
Bank of Tanzania Training Institute, P.O. Box 131, Capri-Point, MWANZA - TANZANIA

Tel: +255 (28) 2500982, 2500709, 2500983
Fax: +255 (28) 2500984, 2503395,2503380

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