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Cybersecurity, Credit Risk Top Concerns for Community Banks

Cybersecurity, Credit Risk Top Concerns for Community Banks

Posted: Jan 11 2023
Cybersecurity and credit risk are the top risk priorities for community banks, according to a new survey by the Risk Management Association. Eighty-five percent of community bank executives listed cybersecurity as a top risk priority, with credit risk close behind at 84%. Respondents also cited operational risk (65%), IT risk (62%), interest rate risk (57%) and regulatory compliance risk (50%).
 
Community bankers were also asked where compliance was most difficult. CECL and cyber were the top answers, with 56% of respondents listing each as difficult. Other compliance challenges cited were small business data collection (53%), new Community Reinvestment Act rules (51%), information security expectations (47%) and residential mortgage regulation compliance (43%). In addition, when asked about their top talent management issues, 75% of community bankers ranked talent attraction and retention as their top concern. Read more.
 
To view the survey, visit: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/community-bank-execs-rank-cybersecurity-and-credit-as-top-risks-301714287.html

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