FAQs on the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Checklist to help protect your bank

Home / Articles / FAQs on the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Checklist to help protect your bank

FAQs on the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities Checklist to help protect your bank

A major security flaw has surfaced in January that’s thought to affect all Intel microprocessors since at least 2011, some ARM processors and AMD processors. The exploits, called  Meltdown and Spectre, take advantage of the processors’ hardware rather than a software flaw, so they circumvent security schemes built into major operating systems. News about Meltdown and Spectre have wreaked digital havoc while leaving many financial institutions and IT staff unsure what to do. These are complex vulnerabilities and the fixes that do exist have come in patchwork fashion, creating a lot of angst throughout the tech world.

Banks are always a high-profile target for cybercrime. To help you and your IT team gain clarity and proactive steps to offset some of the risks, 21 CFS has compiled a quick check list and FAQs to get your started.

CLICK HERE to get the completed Checklist:

Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt

Start typing and press Enter to search