Almost half of data breaches in the financial services industry during 2020—44%—were the result of mostly accidental actions taken by internal actors, such as sending emails to the wrong people, which accounted for 55% of all error-based breaches, according to findings from Verizon’s latest global data breach investigations report.
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A new proposal by the federal banking agencies requiring that banks notify their primary regulator within 36 hours after developing a good-faith belief of a “computer-security incident” or “notification” incident could impose a significant reporting burden, ABA and three other financial trades cautioned in a letter yesterday.
The American Bankers Association yesterday filed an amicus brief in the Texas state court case of Visa v. Sally Beauty Holdings.
A new proposed rule by the federal banking agencies would require banks to notify their primary regulator within 36 hours of becoming aware that a “computer-security incident” or “notification incident” has occurred.
A major cyberattack announced over the weekend on SolarWinds—a security vendor that serves a wide range of military, private companies, government agencies, and academic institutions—may have allowed hackers to gain access to the emails, systems and data of several of its clients, including the Treasury and Commerce Departments, among others.