NYS DFS COMPLIANCE

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NYS DFS COMPLIANCE OVERVIEW

Whether you’re a bank, insurance company or a financial services institution, you’ve been hearing the about the NYS DFS cybersecurity requirement, 23NYCRR 500.

NYS DFS Regulations Timeline:

March 1, 2017

23 NYCRR Part 500 becomes effective.

August 28, 2017

180 day transitional period ends. Covered Entities are required to be in compliance with requirements of 23 NYCRR Part 500.

February 15, 2018

Covered Entities are required to submit the first certification under 23 NYCRR 500.17(b).

March 1, 2018

Covered Entities are required to be in compliance with the requirements of sections 500.04(b), 500.05, 500.09, 500.12 and 500.14(b).

September 3, 2018

Covered Entities are required to be in compliance with the requirements of sections 500.06, 500.08, 500.13, 500.14(a) and 500.15.

March 1, 2019

Two year transitional period ends. Covered Entities are required to be in compliance with the requirements of 23 NYCRR 500.11.

Clearly, there is a long to-do list. But don’t worry. NYS DFS may define some new, or additional controls in existing requirements including: performing a risk assessment, multi-factor authentication, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessment. We believe in not reinventing the wheel when it comes to compliance.

GreyCastle Security helps adapt your current cybersecurity program to fulfill the NYS DFS cybersecurity requirements, without starting from scratch.

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Whether you’re a bank, insurance company, or a financial services institution, GreyCastle Security can help you in getting compliant with NYS DFS.