Astana International Financial Centre and a subsidiary of Sberbank BI.ZONE signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and a subsidiary of Sberbank BI.ZONE signed a Memorandum of Understanding within the framework of the second International Congress on cybersecurity.
The terms of the Memorandum imply long-term cooperation in the field of cybersecurity between BI.ZONE and AIFC.
“The AIFC brings together the best experience and the most advanced capabilities of leading financial centers from New York and London to Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore. We are grateful for the trust and are confident that this is a significant step for the stable development of business in conditions of growing complexity and danger of cyberattacks”, – said the Director of BI.ZONE Dmitry Samartsev.
According to the Governor of AIFC, the issue of security of financial systems and confidentiality of customer data is one of the main priorities of organizations in the financial sector. “Therefore, we pay special attention to the development of cybersecurity,” – highlighted Kairat Kelimbetov.
The signed Memorandum will allow the Parties to establish cooperation on the exchange of information and improve the level of expertise in the field of cybersecurity, not only at the local but also at the regional level.



AIFC. Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) was established on the initiative of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. The constitutional law on the establishment of the AIFC was signed on December 7, 2015. The purpose of the AIFC is the formation of a leading financial services centre on international level. The objectives of the AIFC are to assist in attracting investment in the country’s economy, creating an attractive environment for investment in financial services, the development of the securities market of the Republic of Kazakhstan and ensuring its integration within international capital markets.

PJSK Sberbank is the largest Bank in Russia and one of the leading global financial institutions. Sberbank accounts are about a third of the assets of the entire Russian banking sector. Sberbank is a key lender of the national economy and holds the largest share in the Deposit market. The founder and main shareholder of Sberbank is the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, which owns 50% of the authorized capital plus one voting share. Other 50% of the Bank’s shares are owned by Russian and international investors. Sberbank services are used by more than 145 million customers in 22 countries. The Bank has the most extensive branch network in Russia: about 15 thousand service points.

The Bank’s foreign network consists of subsidiaries, branches and representative offices in the UK, USA, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, India, China, Turkey and other countries.

General banking license of the Bank of Russia No. 1481.

Official sites of the Bank — (Sberbank Group website),

BI.ZONE Company was founded in 2016. Nowadays it provides more than 30 cybersecurity services: from cyber intelligence, consulting to cybercrime investigation, as well as developing its own technological products and automated solutions to protect it infrastructures and applications.

Products of BI.ZONE maximally automates the processes of detecting and preventing cyberattacks, and the applied technologies of machine learning and artificial intelligence allow to detect attacks and fraud in an early stages.

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