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With several providers now offering security ratings—also known as risk scores or risk ratings—as a way to measure an organization’s level of cybersecurity, a new white paper by the American Bankers Association examines the pros and cons of these ratings systems and how they should be used by financial institutions.


As the Federal Reserve works to update its procedures for responding to Freedom of Information Act requests and its treatment of confidential supervisory information, the American Bankers Association raised concerns that the proposed changes could “expand significantly the scope of information that would be treated as CSI and subject to restrictions on disclosure.”


In a unanimous decision, the New Hampshire Supreme Court today upheld a lower court ruling that dismissed defamation claims brought by a patent assertion entity against ABA and other defendants who labeled the company and its operator a “patent troll.”


In a letter to House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) today, Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) today called for a hearing on cybersecurity and data protection in the financial services sector in response to concerns raised by industry leaders and recent data breaches.


The Federal Housing Administration issued a final rule today providing greater flexibility for individual condominium owners to obtain an FHA-insured mortgage.

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