OPERATIONAL RISK

Cyber & Data Security

Prevention and risk mitigation are key components in every aspect of bank operations - the same holds true in the protection of customer data.

Cybersecurity is the prevention of damage to, protection of, and restoration of data, systems and processes. Cybersecurity has three main components, data security, user security, and infrastructure security.

Data security is the concepts or strategies used to keep data secure. Data security focuses on protecting personally identifiable information (PII) from unauthorized access as one would see during a cyber breach or other significant cyber incident.

Prevention and risk mitigation are key components in every aspect of bank operations - the same holds true in the protection of customer data.

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Sector Initiatives

Sheltered Harbor

Sheltered Harbor promotes the stability and resiliency of the financial sector through industry-developed standards for protecting and recovering customer account data if a catastrophic event causes critical systems - including backups - to fail.

.BANK

.BANK is an evolution in relationship management, offering a trusted, verified, more secure, and easily identifiable location on the internet for your customers and your bank, regardless of size. .BANK provides a trustworthy stamp of approval for your online offerings.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

ICBA partnered with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and other industry experts to update “Cyber Resilience and Financial Organizations: A Capacity-building Tool Box.” Learn more about how your bank can leverage the tool box to create a more cyber resilient workplace.

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Cyber and Data Security News

Agencies: Sound security needed for cloud systems

May 1, 2020 | NewsWatch Today
Security breaches involving cloud computing services highlight the importance of sound security controls and management’s understanding of the shared responsibilities between cloud service providers and their financial institution clients, federal regulators said.

FS-ISAC Advises Closer Look at Cyber Insurance

Jul 30, 2018 | NewsWatch Today
Not understanding cyber-insurance policy riders can come back to haunt covered parties, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center reported. In its latest weekly report for community financial institutions, FS-ISAC cites the rise in claim denials by insurance providers and inconsistencies across carriers.

FS-ISAC Risk Reports