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Financial Institution Letters

June 7, 2016

FFIEC Joint Statement on Cybersecurity of Interbank Messaging and Wholesale Payment Networks

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The FDIC, as a member of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), is issuing the attached statement advising financial institutions to actively manage the risks associated with interbank messaging and wholesale payment networks.

Statement of Applicability to Institutions with Less than $1 Billion in Total Assets: This Financial Institution Letter (FIL) applies to all FDIC-supervised institutions.


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