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Vulnerabilities & Mitigation

Cybersecurity and data security vulnerabilities come in many forms. Use these resources to know what you are dealing with and how to stay one step ahead.

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Cybersecurity and Technology News

Fed’s Bowman: Regulators shouldn’t hinder crypto innovation

Jan 11, 2023 | NewsWatch Today
Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman said that while crypto-assets can pose significant risks to consumers and the financial system, regulators should avoid hindering innovation.

ICBA to SBA: Don’t Add Unregulated Fintechs to Federal Loan Program

Jan 6, 2023 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) reiterated its call for the Small Business Administration to maintain its long-standing moratorium on the number of non-federally regulated institutions, including nonbank fintech companies, that can make loans under its 7(a) program.

Boston Fed, MIT end CBDC research project

Dec 23, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and MIT concluded their joint Project Hamilton research project into the technical feasibility of a potential U.S. central bank digital currency.

NCUA chief backs bill to tighten credit union cyber oversight

Dec 19, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The head of the National Credit Union Administration called on Congress to pass ICBA-advocated legislation that would authorize the agency to examine credit union third-party service providers for cyber risk.

New bill would establish national data breach standard

Dec 19, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) reintroduced ICBA-advocated legislation to establish a national data breach notification standard.

ICBA backs ‘same risk, same regulation’ approach to crypto oversight

Dec 16, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
ICBA said it strongly supports the Financial Stability Board’s approach to international crypto-asset regulation that is based on the principle of “same activity, same risk, same regulation.”