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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 26, Number 9

September 27, 2016

Change is in the Air

by Teri Wesley

As the democratic and republican parties vie for that coveted seat in the Oval Office, legislation that could revamp the federal government's approach to regulating banks is also a hot debate on Capitol Hill.

FTC Seeks Input on Safeguards Rule

by Teri Wesley

The FTC is soliciting industry feedback on issues relating to the Safeguards Rule.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Technology Update
Same Day ACH is Here

Training Page
Laptop Theft Prevention

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

Mobile devices, including laptops, pose a significant risk for any organization. A comprehensive security program should address laptop security and the protection of sensitive data stored on any mobile device that is vulnerable to theft.

FinCEN Guidance on Email Fraud

FinCEN has issued an advisory to help financial institutions guard against the rise in business email scams.

Updated IT Security Guidance

Updated guidance from the FFIEC is available to help financial institutions manage security risks and prepare for IT examinations.

Focus on Fraud

From the editor's desk
Security Orientation is a Must

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

Including security training as part of new employee orientation should be a critical element of your security program.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

After you've reviewed the current issue, head over to the Security Officers Workshop site and check out the details for this year's conference! It's not too late to register! Attend Live in Philadelphia October 5-6th (optional pre-workshop on the 4th) or via Remote video streaming and register today!

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

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