Increasingly frequent and severe cyberattacks involving extortion sparked a warning to credit unions and other financial institutions from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Tuesday.
The regulatory burdens for credit unions due to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s Cybersecurity Assessment Tool will be much greater than the council estimates, according to CUNA.
CUNA compliance staff met with National Credit Union Administration staff this week to discuss the details of the new Cybersecurity Assessment Tool issued by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council.
Human trafficking, money laundering, trade-based money laundering and terrorist financing all come with their own sets of red flags for financial institutions. In addition, entities such as money services businesses and cash-intensive businesses can be legitimate, but also have potential to be used for illicit activities.