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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 25, Number 7

July 22, 2015

The OCC's Perspective on Risk

by Teri Wesley

The OCC's recently released Semiannual Risk Perspective highlights key risk areas that pose a potential threat to the safety and soundness of all banks.

Consumer Protection for Faster Payments

by Teri Wesley

As the industry moves toward faster payments, the CFPB wants to ensure that consumer protections are in place.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Technology Update
OPM Data Breach Offers Valuable Lesson

Training Page
Tips for Identifying the Enemy Within

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

Sometimes good people do bad things. Making effective use of data can help identify employee misuse and theft.

Cyber Assessment Readiness Tool is Ready

The FFIEC's Cybersecurity Assessment Tool for banks and other financial service companies to assess cyber readiness is now available.

Risk-Based Guidance for Virtual Currency

In response to regulators' growing concern for the risks presented by virtual currency and virtual currency exchanges, the FATF guidance for a risk-based approach to the cryptocurrency.

Focus on Fraud

From the editor's desk
Patience – the Lost Virtue

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

In the world of bank security, patience is a virtue that is worth cultivating among the investigative team.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

Important Subscription Update

Executive Director:
Barbara Hurst
Editor:
P. Kevin Smith, CPP
Contributing Editor:
Teri Wesley
Board of Advisors:
John S. Burnett
Peter G. Djinis, Esq.
William Gearin
Lucy H. Griffin
Mary Beth Guard, Esq.
David McGuinn
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Barry Thompson
Andy Zavoina

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