n a letter to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today, the American Bankers Association emphasized that “focusing on effectiveness and efficiency in AML compliance programs will go a long way toward eliminating inefficient and unnecessary practices and focus resources on fulfilling the BSA’s stated purpose of providing information with a high degree of usefulness to government authorities.”
The Cyber Risk Institute—a coalition of financial institutions and trade associations including ABA—has updated its Financial Services Cybersecurity Profile.
The response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to shape the risk environment for banks, according to the OCC’s Semiannual Risk Perspective released today.
The Federal Reserve, the OCC and the FDIC late Friday released an interagency paper outlining sound practices for strengthening operational resilience.
Banks are more trusted than healthcare companies, nonbank payment providers and the government to keep their information secure and private, according to a new ABA/Morning Consult poll—the seventh consecutive time banks have topped the list.
Scams that start on social media have been increasing for years and climbed from $134 million total reported losses in 2019 to $117 million in just the first six months of 2020, the Federal Trade Commission said today.
A coalition of trade groups from the financial, business, and critical infrastructure sectors—including ABA—yesterday urged Congress to improve intelligence sharing between the government and privately-owned infrastructure to address cybersecurity threats.
The ABA Foundation, in collaboration with the Federal Trade Commission, released a new infographic today to educate consumers on impostor scams which disproportionately affect older adults.
The Basel, Switzerland-based Financial Stability Board today issued a toolkit of 49 cyber incident response and recovery practices for financial institutions.
The American Bankers Association, together with nearly 1,500 banks serving the vast majority of retail bank customers in the U.S., today launched a first-of-its kind, industry-wide campaign to educate consumers about the persistent threat of phishing scams.