January 10, 2017 / GuidesFor Team
Security Intelligence reports that the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has just published a new set of regulations governing cyber security for the financial sector. The results have been mixed: some industry players laud it for highlighting the need for cyber security, while others say that emphasizing too much compliance tends to take away IT managers from their work.
Still, one thing this government move has done is point out that cyber security is an urgent issue, especially for financial institutions which are favorite targets of hackers and cyber criminals.
The following article elaborates on the threat that these institutions are facing, the specific email threats that land on their inboxes, and the measures they can take to protect themselves. Read on for more. – Cora Llamas.