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  • FFIEC to Prepare New Cyber-Risk Policy

    Regulators Reveal More Cybersecurity Initiatives FFIEC to Prepare New Cyber-Risk Policy

    The FFIEC says it's taking several additional steps, including updating and supplementing its Information Technology Examination Handbook, to help banking institutions enhance their cybersecurity risk preparedness. Find out the details. Read more...

  • Fed, State Regulators: Reform Is Needed

    OCC, NY DFS Call for Better Standards, Info Sharing Fed, State Regulators: Reform Is Needed
    Thomas Curry and Benjamin Lawsky

    Banking institutions' technical and procedural shortcomings pose increasing risks to the nation's critical infrastructure, two banking regulators note. Learn why they say more transaction monitoring and information sharing are needed. Read more...

  • Regulator Hints at New Cyber Guidance

    OCC Deputy Pushes for Collaboration Between Merchants, Banks Regulator Hints at New Cyber Guidance
    Beth Dugan, the OCC's Deputy Comptroller for Market Risk

    On the heels of the FFIEC's new business continuity guidelines, Deputy Comptroller Beth Dugan hints that new guidance related to cybersecurity risks affecting payments and mobile transactions may be coming. Read more...

  • Article

    Cloud Security Certification Launched

    Designed to Measure Advanced Competence By Geetha Nandikotkur
    Cloud Security Certification Launched

    (ISC)² and the Cloud Security Alliance have unveiled a new cloud security professional certification designed to measure advanced competence. Will training for the certification help professionals gain a better understanding of cloud security?

  • Article

    OCC Expands on Third-Party Cyber-Risks

    Director Offers Review of New Cyber-Resiliency Guidance By Tracy Kitten
    OCC Expands on Third-Party Cyber-Risks

    Kevin Greenfield, director of bank IT for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, says FFIEC agencies are working to help financial institutions shore up cybersecurity, and a big focus for regulators is third-party risks.

  • Interview

    EMV: Changing U.S. Payments

    Sophos' Chet Wisniewski on Emerging Challenges By Tracy Kitten
    EMV: Changing U.S. Payments

    The emergence of the EMV chip in the U.S. is soon going to change the payments game for issuers and merchants. Here, Sophos' Chet Wisniewski describes what bankers should be doing now to prepare.

  • Interview

    How to Consume Threat Intelligence

    Joseph Blankenship of Solutionary on Threat Response By Information Security Media Group
    How to Consume Threat Intelligence

    Trying to consume threat data remains a difficult and highly manual process, says Solutionary's Joseph Blankenship. But better machine learning and artificial intelligence could make the task easier for enterprises.

  • Interview

    Security Services Keep Evolving

    F5 Networks on Mobile, Application and Network Security By Information Security Media Group
    Security Services Keep Evolving

    In today's cloud-based and mobile-security world, data and applications regularly operate both inside and outside any supposed "traditional" network perimeter, and that makes them tough to secure, say F5 Networks' Preston Hogue and Greg Maudsley.

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