December 10, 2014
FSSCC letter to Senator Warren and Representative Cummings
On Dec. 9, the FSSCC sent a letter to Senator Warren of the Banking Committee and Representative Cummings of the Government Reform Committee in response to their inquiry to 16 financial services companies regarding cyber-attacks and breaches against their institutions.
December 9, 2014
Brian Peretti testimony to the Senate Banking Committee
The Treasury Department's Brian Peretti testified to the Senate Banking Committee on December 10 about the public private partnership in critical financial infrastructure protection.
November 12, 2014
Joint National Priorities for Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience
The Cross-Sector Councils on November 12 released the "Joint National Priorities", developed under the National Infrastructure Protection Plan to "guide the efforts and inform the decisions of the critical infrastructure community to enhance security and resilience". While not identical in language, the agreed Joint National Priorities align with those of the FSSCC, and we supported this effort.
October 31, 2014
Essential to our national security and economic growth, America's critical infrastructure -- from our power plants and pipelines to our hospitals and highways -- supports the physical and virtual systems that underpin American society. In a changing world, the increased interdependence of our country's most vital resources and networks has created new opportunities for growth and innovation, but it has also led to greater risk and vulnerability. During Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month, we reflect on the important role our infrastructure plays in building a safe and prosperous Nation, and we recommit to strengthening and protecting these important assets.
October 12, 2014
In response to a request for information by the National Institute of Standards and Technology about industry awareness and use of the of the Cybersecurity Framework released last February, the FSSCC submitted on October 10 its summary of two separate surveys it conducted with FSSCC members, and smaller institutions in the FS-ISAC membership.
October 1, 2014
On October 9, the Federal Executive Boards in New York City and Northern New Jersey, in partnership with FEMA Region II, the Department of Health and Human Services Region II, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and the Clearing House Association, will host the second part of a Pandemic Influenza Webinar session.
Scheduled from 10-11:30am ET, "Pandemic Training Webinar II - Power, Communications and Internet Connectivity in a Pandemic Event", will address topics such as:
For more information, and to register, Click Here.
October 1, 2014
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2014
June 17, 2014
FSSCC Names Russell Fitzgibbons New Chair
Russell Fitzgibbons, executive vice president and chief risk officer, The Clearing House, was named as the new FSSCC Chairman during the Council's recent meeting in New York City. Fitzgibbons takes over from Charles Blauner, global head of information security for Citi, whose two-year term as the FSSCC chair included important accomplishments in improving the state of security and resilience of the financial sector.