Featured Product

    IOSCO Report Examines Application of International Cyber Standards

    June 18, 2019

    IOSCO published a final report that examines the application of the three internationally recognized cyber standards and frameworks by IOSCO member jurisdictions. This report, by the IOSCO Cyber Task Force, also identifies potential gaps in the application of these standards and seeks to promote sound cyber practices across the IOSCO membership.

    The three cyber standards are the CPMI-IOSCO Guidance on Cyber Resilience for Financial Market Infrastructures; the National Institute of Standards and Technology Framework for improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity; and the International Organization for Standardization 27000 series standards. The report does not propose new cyber standards or guidance. By highlighting the application of the Core Standards by some IOSCO members, the Cyber Task Force hopes more members will review their own cyber standards against the practices of the Core Standards and, where relevant, use the Core Standards as a model to further enhance their cyber regimes. Finally, the report sets out a series of questions that firms and regulators may use to promote awareness of cyber good practices or to guide them as they review their own practices.

    The report finds that IOSCO members have made good progress in establishing appropriate cyber regimes, though there is still work to be done in key areas. The Cyber Task Force recommends that further work be considered to explore this report’s findings. It is recommended that the Cyber Task Force should consider exploring the use of sector-wide organizational surveys as part of the next phase of its work to gain a better understanding of where the gaps lie. The report is intended to serve as a resource for financial market regulators and firms, raise awareness of existing international cyber standards and frameworks, and encourage the adoption of good practices to protect against cyber risk.

     

    Related Links

    Keywords: International, Banking, Insurance, Securities, PMI, Cyber Risk, Cyber Task Force, Cyber Security, Operational Risk, IOSCO

    Related Articles
    News

    OCC Revises Minimum Threshold for Banks to Conduct Stress Tests

    OCC issued the final rule that amends its company-run stress testing requirements under the 12 CFR 46 in Code of Federal Regulations.

    October 10, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Update Management Interlock Rules Under DIMIA

    US Agencies (FDIC, FED, and OCC) issued a final rule that increases the thresholds in the major assets prohibition for management interlocks for purposes of the Depository Institution Management Interlocks Act (DIMIA).

    October 10, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Finalize Rules to Closely Match Bank Risk Profiles

    US Agencies (OCC, FED, and FDIC) finalized rules that tailor the regulations for domestic and foreign banks to more closely match their risk profiles.

    October 10, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    CPMI-IOSCO and FSB on Governance Arrangements for OTC Derivatives

    CPMI and IOSCO published a report that identifies key criteria, functions, and bodies for the governance arrangements.

    October 09, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EIOPA Launches Field Test on Templates Under 2020 Solvency II Review

    EIOPA, as part of the 2020 Solvency II reporting and disclosure review, launched a field test on the revised and newly proposed reporting templates.

    October 09, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Adopt Rule on Appraisals for Real Estate Transactions

    US Agencies (FDIC, FED, and OCC) adopted the final rule to amend regulations requiring appraisals of real estate for certain transactions

    October 08, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    US Agencies Finalize Amendments to Simplify Volcker Rule

    US Agencies (CFTC, FDIC, FED, OCC, and SEC) finalized amendments to the regulations implementing section 13 of the Bank Holding Company Act, also known as the Volcker Rule.

    October 08, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EC Report Explores Application and Challenges of Blockchain Technology

    The Joint Research Center of EC published a report exploring the challenges and impact of distributed ledger technologies.

    October 08, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BIS and SNB Sign Agreement on Innovation Hub Center in Switzerland

    BIS and SNB signed an operational agreement on the BIS Innovation Hub Center in Switzerland.

    October 08, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ECB Issues Results of Sensitivity Analysis of Liquidity Risk for Banks

    ECB published results of 2019 stress test on sensitivity analysis of liquidity risk.

    October 07, 2019 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 3958