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    FFIEC: New Threats to Banks?

    Experts Weigh Reasons for New Regulatory Warnings By Tracy Kitten
    FFIEC: New Threats to Banks?

    While several experts say two new cyberthreat alerts from the FFIEC are primarily designed to make sure that smaller institutions are mitigating ongoing threats, Shirley Inscoe of Aite says they could also be an indicator of new threats on the horizon.

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    FFIEC Issues Malware, Attack Alerts

    Regulators Detail Destructive Malware, Cyber-Attack Threats By Mathew J. Schwartz
    FFIEC Issues Malware, Attack Alerts

    The FFIEC warns U.S. financial institutions that they're at increased risk from attacks that are designed to harvest large amounts of credentials, as well as from destructive "wiper" malware attacks.

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    China Delays Tough Bank Tech Rules

    Banking Suppliers Would Have to Share Source Code By Mathew J. Schwartz
    China Delays Tough Bank Tech Rules

    Chinese officials have reportedly agreed to delay some banking-sector requirements aimed at foreign technology vendors, who were instructed to submit to rigorous audits and to add government-approved backdoors to their products.

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    Cybersecurity Bills: New Developments

    Info-Sharing Bill Advances; Breach Notice Measure Unveiled By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Cybersecurity Bills: New Developments

    The House Intelligence Committee has approved cyberthreat information sharing legislation that its leaders developed. Meanwhile, a national data breach notification bill has been introduced that's modeled on language proposed by the White House.

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    Tougher Challenges Ahead to Secure IT

    Technology as an Enabler for the Bad Guys, Too By Eric Chabrow
    Tougher Challenges Ahead to Secure IT

    Nine compelling threats will make securing IT more challenging than ever over the next two years, says Steve Durbin, managing director of the Information Security Forum.

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