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Blanton: Banker Involvement is Essential for Industry Success

In an email to ABA member CEOs today, ABA Chairman Dan Blanton highlighted a number of positive changes the industry brought about during 2015, and called on bankers to increase their advocacy efforts in order to become a “more formidable political force” in the coming year.

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FinCEN Chief: Include IP Addresses in SARs

Financial institutions should include IP addresses and other cyber-derived information in the Suspicious Activity Reports they file, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery said today at a cybersecurity forum in New York.

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House Members Oppose Controversial Section of Cyber Bill

Seventy-five House Republicans and Democrats -- including the chairmen of the committees on energy and commerce, financial services and science and technology -- wrote to leaders of the congressional intelligence committees today opposing the controversial Section 407 of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act passed by the Senate.

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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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