Shaun Waterman

Contributing Editor

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Emerging Tech

Governments are ready to expand use of blockchain, report says

by Shaun Waterman

A new survey from IBM reports that 9 out of 10 government leaders worldwide think they will be using blockchain by 2020, and a small group of leaders expects to start working on it this year.

Cybersecurity

N.Y. issues revised draft cyber rule for banks

by Shaun Waterman

Criticism from industry prompted a revision of the new rules, now available for review.

Cybersecurity

N.Y. bank cyber regs revised after criticism

by Shaun Waterman

After scrutiny from smaller banks, the New York Department of Financial Services will revise its cybersecurity regulations.

Cybersecurity

Small banks slam New York’s proposed cyber rules

by Shaun Waterman

Some banks believe that the proposed regulation doesn't take into account the different circumstances and risk profile of smaller community institutions.

Cybersecurity

New York plans cyber rules for banks, insurers

by Shaun Waterman

Because every major financial institution on the planet operates in New York, the state regulations will effectively form a global floor for cybersecurity standards.

Cybersecurity

Consumer advocates: State AGs need to spread the word about malware risks on pirate sites

by Shaun Waterman

Visitors to pirate websites are 28 times more likely to be infected than those checking out mainstream websites, according to new research.

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