US regulators seek to tighten cyber incident reporting

New federal rule, mindful of Covid, will force firms to report serious incidents within 36 hours

Stolen credentials are one of the primary gateways for cyber criminals to gain access to systems

US regulators are zeroing in on the design of banks’ critical incident response protocols as a key means of ensuring the safety and soundness of the financial system. High-profile threats from malicious actors affecting banks and their service providers can quickly erode confidence in the current climate.

Although the Bank Service Company Act already allows a bank’s primary federal regulator to examine bank operations performed by third parties, it contains no notification requirement in the

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