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Articles & Press Releases

  • FS-ISAC Outlines Social Engineering Threat

    Oct 16, 2017
    FS-ISAC’s latest report for community financial institutions spotlights social engineering, or deceiving victims into handing over confidential information and funds.
  • ICBA Bancard’s Giorgio Talks Equifax in New E-Book

    Oct 16, 2017
    In the e-book, titled “Protecting Consumer Identity,” Giorgio weighs in on how to secure consumer data following the recent Equifax data breach.
  • Equifax Disables Webpage Serving Up Malware

    Oct 13, 2017
    Equifax took down the credit report assistance link on its website while investigating another potential cyber breach.
  • Hyatt Hotels Announces Credit Card Breach

    Oct 13, 2017
    The Hyatt Corp. hotel chain said it has experienced a credit card breach at some hotels, its second incident in as many years.
  • Equifax Says Human, Tech Errors Caused Breach

    Oct 04, 2017
    Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith apologized to Congress for the credit bureau’s massive data breach and cited human and technological errors.
  • GSEs, Wells, Equifax in Focus This Week

    Oct 03, 2017
    A busy week on Capitol Hill starts today with testimony from Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt before the House Financial Services Committee.
  • Community Bank Sues Equifax

    Sep 29, 2017
    A community bank has joined two credit unions in a lawsuit against Equifax following the credit bureau’s massive data breach. Bank of Louisiana in New Orleans, along with Aventa Credit Union in Colorado Springs and First Choice Federal Credit Union in New Castle, Pa., are seeking class-action status on the suit.
  • Fine: Why Haven’t Wells Leaders Been Removed?

    Sep 29, 2017
    The most shocking aspect of Wells Fargo’s repeated scandals is that federal regulators have taken no meaningful action against its leadership, ICBA President and CEO Cam Fine wrote in a new op-ed.
  • Judge Approves Home Depot Lawsuit

    Sep 29, 2017
    A federal judge recently approved a $27.25 million settlement that resolves a lawsuit brought by thousands of financial institutions over Home Depot’s 2014 data breach.
  • SEC Chief Says He Just Learned of Agency Hack

    Sep 27, 2017
    Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton told Congress that he was informed last month that the agency’s system for storing information filed by publicly traded companies might have been breached in 2016.
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