WASHINGTON (3/18/15)--Creating a cybersecurity self-assessment tool for financial intuitions is one of a number of cybersecurity priorities released by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) Tuesday. The list was created after a pilot assessment of cybersecurity readiness was conducted at more than 500 financial institutions last year.
The pilot assessment helped the FFIEC develop areas of focus, as well as goals for the FFIEC itself going forward.
According to the report, work is currently under way on:
The FFIEC's Cybersecurity Awareness website contains more information on last year's assessment, as well as other resources for financial institutions.