Ransomware renewing agency crypto response: blog

Escalating attacks against critical infrastructure are bringing renewed focus to the role of cryptocurrencies in facilitating criminal activity, which has implications for community banks, ICBA’s Brian Laverdure writes in a new Main Street Matters post.

Considering Crypto: While policymakers work to tackle crypto’s role in ransomware, ICBA is calling for harmonized regulations to ensure strong, clear, and consistent oversight of cryptocurrency service providers, Laverdure writes. Read the post.