Banking regulator: beef up security in Covid-19 remote working era

OCC security controller warns cybercriminals exploiting wider attack surface created by remote working

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Financial services firms are being urged to bolster their security infrastructure and practices, as cyber criminals seek to exploit vulnerabilities in remote working setups. Experts fear that as millions of financial services employees around the world are conducting business from home, cyber attackers are looking to target weak points in firms’ IT stacks, third-party devices and networks.

Kevin Greenfield, deputy controller of operational risk at the US Office of the Comptroller of the

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