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Inactive Financial Institution Letters

February 23, 2015

Business Continuity Planning Booklet Appendix J Update to FFIEC IT Examination Handbook Series



The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has issued an appendix to the Business Continuity Planning (BCP) booklet of the FFIEC Information Technology Examination Handbook entitled "Strengthening the Resilience of Outsourced Technology Services." The booklet is part of the IT Examination Handbook series and provides guidance to assist examiners in evaluating the risk management processes of financial institutions and service providers to ensure the availability of critical financial services.

Statement of Applicability to Institutions With Total Assets Under $1 Billion: This Financial Institution Letter applies to all FDIC-supervised financial institutions.



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