Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

FDIC faces a number of ‘challenges and risks’ in IT governance

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 12 months ago

The agency needs to get better at developing a plan, and getting buy-in on that plan, before executing, the inspector general says.

FDIC joins DHS’ Einstein, hires Booz Allen to raise cyber bar

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, seeking to reassure the public and congressional overseers about its online security, says it will sign up for the Department of Homeland Security's Einstein intrusion detection service and has hired Booz Allen Hamilton to independently assess its security and privacy procedures.

Criminal probe opened into FDIC data breaches

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The inspector general at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has opened criminal investigations into "several" data breaches at the agency involving the transfer to removable media by staff of highly sensitive banking data and massive files of personal information, lawmakers were told Thursday.

Congress: Federal bank agency CIO ‘misled lawmakers and hid breaches’

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The CIO of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation misled congressional overseers to cover up cybersecurity breaches at the agency, retaliated against whistleblowers and those who disagreed with him and generally created a toxic work environment for his team, congressional staff allege in a report published Wednesday.

FDIC mitigating risks of ‘inadvertent’ insider breach

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. detected and quickly took steps to mitigate a breach of 44,000 banking customers' information after an employee leaving the agency in February inadvertently downloaded the data to a personal device.

New CIO for federal bank agency

by Greg Otto • 4 years ago

​The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation announced Thursday it had appointed Lawrence Gross, Jr. as chief information officer, closing a vacancy that has been shrouded in controversy over the past few months.

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