This Note proceeds in six parts. Part II details the mechanics behind cyberattacks. Part III identifies the effects of cyberattacks on financial institutions. Part IV discusses the legal liability of financial institutions following a cyberattack. Part V evaluates regulatory efforts to increase cybersecurity requirements and prevent cyberattacks. Part VI suggests solutions financial institutions may use to protect against cyberattacks. Finally, Part VII concludes by emphasizing the importance of financial institutions using the available guidance to make sure that their networks are sufficiently protected.
Cybersecurity: Recognizing the Risk and Protecting Against Attacks,
N.C. Banking Inst.
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