Tag Archives: cybersecurity

ABA-Backed Data Security Bill Advances by Strong Margin

The House Financial Services Committee today voted by a strong 46-9 margin to advance the bipartisan Data Security Act (H.R. 2205), which would establish a national data security and breach notification standard for financial institutions and retailers.

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House Panel to Consider ABA-Backed Data Security Bill

The House Financial Services Committee will meet tomorrow to consider several bills, including the ABA-advocated H.R. 2205, which would establish a national data security and breach notification standard for financial institutions and retailers and is part of ABA’s Agenda for America’s Hometown Banks.

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ABA Opposes CISA Section 407

In a joint letter to members of Congress today, ABA and others urged House legislators to remove a section from the Senate-passed version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act that would require the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies to independently investigate, assess and offer recommendations to Congress on the cybersecurity and incident reporting capabilities of critical infrastructure entities.

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N.Y. Regulator Signals New Cyber Regulations

New York’s Department of Financial Services is considering issuing new regulations on cybersecurity for financial institutions, according to a letter the department sent to federal and state regulators on Monday.

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