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Snapping Consumers Out of the Data Security Malaise

Desensitize: To cause someone to react less to or be less affected by something. Syn: Deaden, numb, blunt.

In the context of how consumers feel when they hear of yet another major data breach that’s compromised some aspect of their personal information, I’d add the following: frustrated, angry, resigned, worried.

FSR, Financial Trades Encourage Congress to Pass National Data Security Legislation to Protect Consumers

This week, FSR and several other financial trade associations are making a push to encourage Congress to pass a data security bill that would protect consumers from data breaches. The groups are calling on Congress to pass the Data Security Act of 2015 (H.R. 2205, S.961), a bill with strong bipartisan support, requiring all entities to protect consumer data as part of a data breach notification law.

Filing Taxes Online? Protect Yourself From Tax Scammers and Identity Theft

With the tax filing deadline less than a week away, millions of Americans are scrambling to file their taxes online. But in a rush to meet this year’s deadline, you may be an increasingly vulnerable target for tax scammers looking to steal your identity. As the financial services industry continues to innovate and become more technologically advanced, hackers are changing their tactics and moving online in larger numbers. Fake emails and phony online forms have become common tools among hackers targeting industry and taxpayers alike.

FinTech Innovation: Financial Services and the Future

Financial technology (FinTech) startups from Silicon Valley and across the United States are revolutionizing the financial services industry and introducing innovative technologies to the benefit of consumers. While some view these innovators as disrupters, FSR also views them as potential partners. Working collaboratively with technology innovators, we are seeking to address some of today’s – and tomorrow’s – most pressing challenges like enhancing financial inclusion, creating convenience and security for consumers, and pairing new services to meet the changing demands of customers.

FSR Looks Forward to Working with Technology Community to Educate and Collaborate with Policymakers

FSR looks forward to educating policymakers on the evolving FinTech landscape following the release of an Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) white paper on FinTech Innovation.

 

 

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