Greater focus on addressing cybersecurity challenges across all industries is critical in defending against common enemies and today’s White House announcement on cybersecurity will continue to advance this important discussion.
Over the past few years, federal cybersecurity legislation has stalled. But in the meantime, cyber criminals haven’t taken a break. They’re becoming significantly more sophisticated and their attacks are increasing...
In a letter sent to the Federal Housing Finance Agency, FSR's Housing Policy Council (HPC) voiced its support for the agency’s proposal to create a single security to be issued and guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Imagine this scenario… A thief comes up behind you with a gun, threatening to shoot. Hoping to protect yourself, you hand him everything. Luckily, there are witnesses. But when the police come, the witnesses choose not to share their accounts, concerned they could be held liable if their facts aren’t 100 percent accurate. You too begin to worry about the impact the crime might have on your reputation if you are perceived as weak or vulnerable.
(American Banker) – Recent cyberattacks against several big businesses show that a wide variety of industries are engaged in a nearly nonstop battle against hackers who seek to steal intellectual property, data and funds.
At the Forefront of Technology and Finance
BITS, the technology policy division of FSR, addresses newly emerging technology and operational opportunities for the financial services industry. It has the expertise to help FSR’s members manage risk particularly in cybersecurity, fraud reduction and critical infrastructure protection. BITS helps shape public policy coming out of Washington and helps companies understand and stay ahead of the latest public policy issues. Because of its diverse membership, it facilitates collaboration to improve the e-commerce environment for member companies in ways that nobody else can.Read more
Advocating for Strength in the Housing Market
The Housing Policy Council is a division of FSR that advocates for the mortgage and housing marketplace interests of member companies in legislative, regulatory, and judicial arenas. HPC’s goal is to communicate the benefits of a fully competitive and integrated housing market to the American public. We work with regulators to represent our members’ interests in mortgage finance and housing issues to ensure the housing market continues to thrive and lending remains strong.Read more