The Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Department of Health and Human Services have jointly posted an advisory to warn hospitals and other health care providers about the threat of malicious attacks on their information systems. At least six hospitals across the United States were recently victimized by attacks using Trickbot malware
Last week, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released its semiannual risk report highlighting credit, operational, and compliance risks to the federal banking system. The report focuses on issues that pose threats to those financial institutions regulated by the OCC and is intended to be used as a resource by those financial institutions to address the key concerns identified by the OCC. Specifically, the OCC placed cybersecurity and anti-money laundering (AML) issues among the three top concerns highlighted in the report.
The OCC called for banks to remain vigilant against the operational risks that arise from efforts to adapt business models, transform technology and operating processes, and respond to increasing cybersecurity threats. The OCC stated that:…
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