Browsing: Cybersecurity


Members of the Federal Reserve’s Community Depository Institution Advisory Council flagged cybersecurity threats—particularly related to ransomware—as a top threat facing community banks during a recent meeting, and noted that “a framework needs to be put in place that encourages cooperation and reduces risks of transparency (which currently is seen as leading primarily to punishment and reputational damage).”

Compliance and Risk

A recent audit conducted by the FDIC’s Office of the Inspector General found that the agency “did not establish effective processes to acquire, analyze, disseminate and use relevant and actionable threat information to guide the supervision of financial institutions,” and identified several gaps in its threat sharing framework.

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