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Regulators: cybersecurity poses biggest risk to global financial system

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    Last week, the chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission called cybersecurity the biggest risk facing the global financial industry.

    "Cyber risks can produce far-reaching impacts," said SEC chair Mary Jo White.

    For example, cybercriminals recently stole $81 million from a bank in Bangladesh by using Swift, the global money transfer network.

    The SEC promises to step up regulation and Swift itself is expected to launch a new cyber security initiative this week that includes independent security audits of its customers. Meanwhile, top finance officials from G-7 nations met in Japan to discuss plans to improve global cybersecurity coordination.

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