Bank Cyber and Data Security Guide

ICBA’s Cyber and Data Security Guide offers a comprehensive, one-stop shop for community banks to learn about ICBA's cybersecurity advocacy efforts; locate valuable ICBA, public-private, and government resources; learn about and register for Community Banker University course offerings; and identify ICBA Preferred Service Providers in the cybersecurity arena.

Please note: many of the documents on these pages are accessible for ICBA bank members only. Please login to access.

Letters and testimony to Congress and comment letters to the administration.

Information and resources from ICBA, government partners, FS-ISAC, .BANK, Sheltered Harbor, and service providers.

Learn and register for Community Banker University courses.

Cyber Breach

Breach communication templates for community banks.

Data and Cybersecurity News & Articles


Fed Warns of Synthetic Identity Fraud

Jul 10, 2019
The Federal Reserve warned of a growing trend in which fraudsters combine real and fictional information to establish synthetic identities they use to purchase high-value goods and services on credit.

In a new white paper, the Fed said synthetic identity payments fraud leaves little recourse to victims because the identities are not real, making it difficult to trace the perpetrators.

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