No...from what I understand, the regulators don't. The ABA Risk Management Forum had a session on it. If I remember correctly the ABA and some mega banks own it...I don't see how a regulator could "require" it.http://www.aba.com/Tools/Function/Cyber/Pages/dotbank.aspx
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