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.

Cyber and Data Security News

FinCEN proposes virtual currency recordkeeping rules

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued a proposed rule to increase transparency of certain transactions involving convertible virtual currency or digital assets with legal tender status.

Under the proposal, banks and money services businesses would be required to submit reports, keep records, and verify the identity of customers in relation to transactions above certain thresholds involving CVC/LTDA wallets.

ICBA recently released community bank primers on central bank digital currency and cryptocurrency, the latest in ICBA's series of Payments Executive Briefs.