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Blog Category: Cyber Security

October 24, 2019
Enhancing Traditional Approaches to Manage Cyber Security Risks
By Mark Morrison, OCC Chief Information Security Officer
At the July World Federation of Exchanges Technology Summit in Umea, Sweden, there was a lively cyber security panel discussion covering the challenges associated with implementing new and emerging technologies in the financial sector. The panel explored how the implementation of technologies like Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Public Cloud requires financial institutions to enhance traditional approaches for protecting information systems and data to address the operational, regulatory, and security risks introduced.
Categories: Blockchain, Business Continuity, Cyber Security, Operational Risk Management, Risk Management

February 27, 2019
Technology is the Foundation of Efficient and Effective Capital Markets
By John Davidson, OCC Chief Executive Officer
The U.S. has the world's deepest and most liquid capital markets in part because it has the best and most innovative technology from a plethora of highly competitive users and providers. Within the market infrastructure industry, I see technology as an enabler of efficient and effective capital markets.
Categories: Clearing Services, Cyber Security, Market Efficiencies, Regulation, Risk Management

October 11, 2018
The Complex Realities of a Cybersecurity Program
By Mark Morrison
Mark Morrison, OCC's Chief Information Security Officer, shares some significant cybersecurity issues that don't always make it into today's headlines.
Categories: Business Continuity, Compliance, Cyber Security, Risk Management

October 5, 2017
Q&A with Mark Morrison, OCC's Chief Security Officer
By Mark Morrison
Mark Morrison, OCC Chief Information Security Officer (CSO), shares his insights on cyber security and the exchange-listed options industry, as well as his responsibilities at the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization.
Categories: Company Updates, Cyber Security, Risk Management

August 4, 2016
How OCC Manages Third-Party Risk
By Kirstin Wells
Kirstin Wells, OCC Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management, discusses the importance of risk management for a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU) and how OCC manages its third-party risks.
Categories: Cyber Security, Operational Risk Management, Risk Management

June 21, 2016
Strengthening Financial Market Resiliency through Technology
By Luke Moranda
Luke Moranda, OCC Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, explains OCC's focus on improved resiliency and meeting heightened regulatory standards through technology and innovation.
Categories: Compliance, Cyber Security, Risk Management