FFIEC compliance guidelines News
May 11, 2010
Fraud losses involving RDC technology have the potential to skyrocket if banks don't work proactively to deal with the risks, research firm says.
March 25, 2010
t's been nearly five years since the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued its authentication guidance for online banking. Since then, cybercriminals ...
November 30, 2009
SearchFinancialSecurity recently caught up with Avivah Litan, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner, to discuss how banks can protect their customers' accounts.
October 13, 2009
Experts cite five areas where financial institutions could improve their planning for a potential H1N1 outbreak
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Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury. FinCEN was established in 1990 to safeguard financial systems from abuse by promoting transparency in the U.S. and international financial ... Continue Reading
A Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) is a document that financial institutions must file with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) following a suspected incident of money laundering or fraud. Continue Reading
The Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), also known as the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act, is legislation passed by the United States Congress in 1970 that requires U.S. financial institutions to collaborate with the U.S. government in cases of ... Continue Reading
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Banks are required to deploy multifactor authentication to secure online banking and meet FFIEC requirements. In this tip, Dave Shackleford describes some of the pros and cons associated with traditional forms of multifactor authentication as well ... Continue Reading
Bob Russo, general manager of the PCI Security Standards Council explains that education is crucial to getting more merchants to comply with the standard. Continue Reading
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Industry experts expect federal banking examiners to pay more attention to how banks manage remote deposit capture risks Continue Reading
From federal guidance and industry standards to state laws, financial-services firms are subject to a variety of requirements for managing vendor information security risks by contract. Andrew M. Baer explains how the regulatory guidance is ... Continue Reading
The FFIEC in January released guidance for managing risks associated with remote deposit capture systems. In this podcast, which is about 8 minutes long, Michael Jackson of the FDIC talks about the industry's reaction to the guidance and his sense ... Continue Reading
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Learn how to prepare for new exam procedures on managing remote deposit capture risks that are included in the updated FFIEC IT examination handbook for retail payment systems. Continue Reading
Under FTC's Red Flags Rules, all financial institutions and creditors with covered accounts are required to create an identity theft prevention plan. But who is a creditor and what is a covered account? Learn more in this expert tip. Continue Reading
Federal regulations, state laws and industry standards all stress the need for financial institutions to audit and monitor third-party security as part of their vendor risk assessment. Consequently, third-party contracts must include vendor auditing... Continue Reading