Bloomberg Law
Jan. 19, 2022, 6:00 AM

Banking Group Looks to ‘Critical Providers’ to Help Curb Hacking

Andrew Martin
Bloomberg Editorial

A global cyber-intelligence group for financial institutions has launched an information-sharing campaign to help members combat a surge in cyberattacks on the digital supply chain.

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center plans to data and strategies on cyber threats with its members and the firms that host, connect and protect much of those institutions technology. Akamai Technologies Inc., a global cybersecurity company, will be the program’s first “critical provider,” with the idea that others will eventually join.

The center -- known as FS-ISAC -- has established a dedicated channel on its chat platform, where financial institutions and ...