Operational Risk

Operational Risk includes risks such as cyber, data and physical security, natural disasters, pandemics or other internal and external forces.

Operational Risk includes risks such as cyber, data and physical security, natural disasters, pandemics or other internal and external forces that should be addressed in a community bank's disaster recovery, business continuity, incident response, or pandemic plans.

In some cases, Operational Risk can also result from inadequate or failed procedures, systems, or polices due to employee error, system failure, fraud or criminal activity.

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Pandemic News

FS-ISAC Coronavirus Update, Feb. 17, 2021

Feb 18, 2021 | Coronavirus Update
A new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday suggests that Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine can protect people against concerning new coronavirus variants, including one first seen in South Africa called B.1.351.

SBA shortens period for relief payments

Feb 17, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article
The SBA issued new guidance adjusting the number of months of 7(a), 504, and Microloan payments it is making for borrowers under Section 1112 of the CARES Act, as amended by Section 325 of the Economic Aid Act.

White House extends forbearance, foreclosure protections

Feb 17, 2021 | NewsWatch Today Article
The Biden administration extended the foreclosure moratorium and mortgage forbearance on certain loans through the end of June.