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European Council approves NIS agreement

On 18 December 2015, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) endorsed an informal deal struck with the European Parliament on the first rules to strengthen the security of network and information systems across the EU. The network and information security (NIS) …

The Pentagon’s Law of War for Cyberspace

In June 2015, the United States published its first ever “Department of Defense Law of War Manual,” with a separate chapter on “Cyber Operations” and several other innovations compared with preexisting single service law manuals in various versions for over a …

Banking on a holistic cyber future

We live in a rapidly changing and complex world, technology wise, and nowhere is that more apparent than in financial services. If you just look at what is happening in the stocks and shares market, you will see trading platforms …

Banks told to get tough on cybersecurity in 2016

2016 New York state cybersecurity requirements for banks, expected to be applied country-wide, include multi-factor auth, regular audits and pentests, and exacting third-party vendor cybersecurity scrutiny. New York state regulators are prepping to release new cybersecurity guidelines for banks that …

Banks Silent About Cybercrime

Bankers can hardly contain their enthusiasm for new technology — from peer-to-peer lending platforms to bitcoin and blockchain. They’re investing in fintech startups, and a steady stream of former bank executives is popping up at these hot new businesses. But …