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The threat of cyber attacks has reached a level where boards of directors must examine the issue and see where they can be involved in the risk management process. CISOs may be the key to providing the understanding and tools to make that happen.
As Congress contemplates a controversial cybersecurity bill, a government official this week called for the nation’s financial institutions to help boost defenses against cyber threats and disruptions.
The insurance industry told the Department of Homeland Security it needs an information sharing mechanism for cyber incidents as part of other requests in order to increase its participation in taking cyber risk.
The National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) closely watches federal legislative activity on cybersecurity issues, but has no plans currently to draft a resolution or model legislation, even while much of the insurance industry offers cyber coverage.
More than two dozen privacy and civil liberty organizations, companies, and security experts jointly signed a letter encouraging President Obama to veto the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA).
In an effort to combat what are known as “zero-day” vulnerabilities, Google said it has created a team called Project Zero to reduce targeted cyber attacks and file every bug found in an external database.