financial services privacy

The FTC recently amended the Safeguards Rule to make non-banking institutions such as mortgage brokers, motor vehicle dealers, and payday lenders notify the FTC as soon as possible, and no later than 30 days after discovery, of a security breach involving the information of at least 500 consumers. The FTC plans to provide an online form that will be used to report certain information, including the type of information involved in the security event and the number of consumers affected or potentially affected. The FTC’s Safeguards Rule also requires non-banks to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive security program to keep their customers’ information safe.Continue Reading Impact of FTC Safeguard Rules Amendment on Breach Notification Timing

New York recently announced amendments to the State Department of Financial Services’ cybersecurity regulations. The changes further solidify the state’s already comprehensive cybersecurity regulatory regime. The amendments were both announced by Gov. Hochul and became effective on November 1, 2023. They apply to DFS regulated entities and aim to strengthen provisions around cyber governance, risk mitigation, incident notification, and training.Continue Reading NY Enhances Financial Cybersecurity Regulations