​U.S. Treasury official discusses cybersecurity, challenges banks

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​​Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin said banks should ask themselves 10 concrete questions about how they are responding to cyber-attacks. Noting the increasing prevalence of cyber-attacks, Raskin said banks should ask whether cyber-risk is part of their risk-management framework and whether they follow the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. Banks should also ask whether they know their vendors’ exposure, have cyber-risk insurance, engage in basic cyber-hygiene, share incident information with industry groups, and have a cyber-incident playbook, Raskin said. She also discussed the roles of senior leaders in responding to cyber-incidents, how to engage with law enforcement, and how to inform customers, investors and the general public following an incident.

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