Skip to content

Security Video Tape Retention Guidelines

Answered by: 

What is the current banking practice for the retention of security video tapes?

I wish I could say a year - because that would be what law enforcement and security would like best. But I'm afraid that scarcely half of our financial institutions are keeping tapes six months. Many are keeping them less. The length of time you keep the tapes is not the only problem. The number of times you use them over is also very important. After the 5th or 6th time, the quality of the tape is so awful, they're virtually useless for identification. The recommendation is no more that three times - store for a year.

First published on 5/7/01

First published on 05/07/2001

Filed under: 
Filed under security as: 

Banker Store View All

From training, policies, forms, and publications, to office products and occasional gifts, it’s available here:

Banker Store

hot right now

image description

Looking for effective, convenient training on a particular subject?

BOL Learning Connect offers more than 200 courses ON-DEMAND or on CD ROM from AML to Reg Z and every topic in between.

Search Topics