Sullivan & Cromwell Discusses Enhanced Cyber Risk Management Standards In The Financial Sector

On October 19, 2016, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (“the Board”), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“the OCC”), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“the FDIC”, and the three agencies collectively, “the Agencies”) jointly issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (“the ANPR”) soliciting public comment on enhanced cyber risk management standards. The Agencies are considering enhanced standards designed to increase the operational resilience of large and interconnected entities under their supervision and certain of their service providers and to reduce the potential impact of a cyber-attack or other cyber-related failure on the … Read more