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Your Bank’s Website Is About to Change, and That’s Great for Your Cybersecurity

The website you visit for online banking may soon be changing. In an effort to improve cybersecurity at banks, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which is the nonprofit organization responsible for managing the domains and web addresses across the Internet, has created a new domain name: .bank. It is only available for...

Why Aren’t the Candidates Debating Retirement Security?

Can we talk about lifetime income and other matters of retirement security? The presidential debates have been long on entertainment but short on ideas in at least one critical area—retirement security, a subject that is top of mind for many Americans. Boomers are retiring at a rate 10,000 a day, and Gen X and Millennials […]

Banks Urge Removal of Cyber Bill Provision Allowing DHS Oversight

President Barack Obama may have to decide whether it’s worth shutting down the government to protect tough rules for Wall Street. Lobbyists for the biggest banks are trying to force the Obama administration into a game of chicken to see how far it’s willing to go to maintain industry reforms and some of the sweeping changes enacted in the...

Candidates Should Talk About This Crisis

Presidential candidates are busy staking out positions on issues ranging from foreign affairs to the regulation of fantasy football. But one critically important issue has been largely overlooked in the campaign so far. It’s an issue that profoundly impacts the current or future well-being of nearly every American. The issue is the pressing need...

Financial industry rallies behind controversial cyber bill

A group of prominent financial industry trade associations threw their support behind controversial cybersecurity legislation on Thursday. “On behalf of our members, we are writing today to urge you to support the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) and … bring this important legislation to the Senate floor as soon as possible,”...