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

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

ICBA-CISA cybersecurity exercise next week

Aug 25, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
With cybersecurity topping community bankers’ list of risk concerns, ICBA has partnered with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to host two tabletop exercise dates next week designed specifically for community bankers.

ICBA Announces Close of First BankTech Ventures Investment Fund

Aug 16, 2022 | Press Release
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) announced the closing of the BankTech Ventures Fund, which raised more than $115 million in committed capital in its first fund to accelerate technology opportunities and adoption at community banks.

FS-ISAC covers Robin Banks phishing platform

Aug 8, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s latest weekly risk report spotlights the new phishing-as-a-service platform, Robin Banks.

Fed: Stablecoin growth poses structural vulnerabilities

Aug 1, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The value of outstanding stablecoins grew roughly fivefold last year, the Federal Reserve said in its 2021 annual report.

FDIC issues fact sheet, advisory on crypto deposit insurance claims

Aug 1, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
The FDIC published a fact sheet to consumers and an advisory to financial institutions on FDIC deposit insurance and crypto companies.

ICBA to committee: Fully vet stablecoin bill before any vote

Jul 25, 2022 | NewsWatch Today
While legislation is urgently needed to address risks posed by unregulated stablecoins, taking up last-minute legislation at this week’s House Financial Services Committee markup would be premature, ICBA told the panel.