Lessons From Coinbase’s Compliance Flop


Another week, another scandal in the cryptocurrency world that offers lessons in corporate compliance for the rest of us. This time around the culprit is trading platform Coinbase, which just agreed to pay $50 million to New York state regulators and to spend another $50 million over the next two years to improve  its compliance…

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NY-DFS Proposes Updated Cyber Rule


Big news for audit and GRC professionals in the financial services world: the New York Department of Financial Services has proposed numerous updates to its Cybersecurity Rule, which would place more responsibilities on the CISO and impose more exacting standards for cybersecurity policies, procedures, and other control activities.  The Department of Financial Services (DFS) unveiled…

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NY DFS Strikes Again on Cyber

A vision insurance company based in Ohio has agreed to pay a $4.5 million penalty to regulators in New York, to settle charges that the company’s poor cybersecurity practices led to a data breach in 2020. It’s a small but informative case for all you and privacy compliance enthusiasts out there.  The company in question…

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