Fall 2006-07 FDIC enhancing protection of exam data

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Number 65
Fall 2006

FDIC enhancing protection of exam data

The FDIC has issued a reminder on how to handle examination data. FIL-78-2006.

All information stored in computer media must be encrypted.

E-mail messages that contain confidential information must be encrypted.

Computer passwords must be kept secure, i.e., not near or on the computer.

Unattended computers must be locked in an office or drawer, in a car trunk when traveling, or secured by a cable lock system.

Hard copies of examination work papers must be stored in locked filing areas.

  • Copying documents containing confidential bank customer information is discouraged.

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