List of Infra audit & security guidelines for banking environment

Urgently need a list of audit & security guidelines that are specific /
unique to banking:

a) IT staff needs to take continuous block leave of 7 working days?
b) a reason has to be keyed in for system admin whenever he/she
     login to Prod system?

To detect fraud  & prevent data alteration,
c) using ACL, IDEA to detect fraud or unauthorized data alteration
d) screen log / key log system admin's access to systems (guess this
     is only feasible in command line based systems like Unix & OpenVMS
     but for Windows is there a tool that reports what are the files being
     changed / modified and system activities ? )
e) what are the more common COBIT & SOX practices applicable to banking ?
f) data encryption to encrypt sensitive files from prying eyes of system admin
g) Is Continuous Data Protection (CDP) to enable Point-In-Time recovery
    essential in banking environment?
h) regular test restoration of tapes & how long is the tapes retention like
     that's required by regulatory authority?
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btanExec ConsultantCommented:
I suggest looking at sample public though I did not drill into it in details, they have points summarise on the audit checks to be incorporated

(audit program as a whole)

(see Chapter 8 - std and guidelines)

(banking e-application specific)

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