The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is inviting bids from firms that can build a tool that lets it review data from the most widely used blockchain ledgers in order to help it monitor risk and compliance, and inform policy, related to cryptocurrencies.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will give banks and credit card issuers more time to adopt the E-Payments User Protection Guidelines (“Guidelines”).
The Guidelines aim to set standards in the following areas:
The New York Federal Reserve is to assist Bangladesh Bank in a legal challenge to recoup $81 million stolen in a massive cyber heist in 2016.
A group of US stock exchanges is set to fire Thesys Technologies, the startup it hired in 2017 to build a vast Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT) tracking transactions as they pass through US equity and options markets, according to the Wall Street Journal.
UK consumers' association Which? has hit out at much of the banking industry for failing to protect online customers with two-factor authentication (2FA).
A huge cache of financial documents scanned from paper-based mortgage and credit reports was exposed online in an alleged major security lapse at US data and analytics company Ascension.