A new congressional report indicates the Chinese government was likely responsible for hacks at the FDIC in 2010, 2011 and 2013. A total of 12 workstations were compromised and 10 servers were penetrated and infected with a virus.
The FDIC has updated their IT Examination procedures. On July 1, 2016, the FDIC will begin using the Information Technology Risk Examination (InTREx) Program to perform IT examinations at financial institutions. The InTREx Program consists of the IT profile and three workpapers to help examiners accurately assess IT risks and the mitigating controls in place. Contine reading
I hope everyone enjoyed October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month as much as I did. To end the month, the FDIC held an industry teleconference on October 28th. The teleconference included updates on the cybersecurity landscape, cybersecurity assessment tool (CAT) and information sharing with a brief Q&A that followed. Contine reading