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and Safeguards Compliant

Protecting your business starts with protecting your sensitive data. TPx enables cyber resiliency and ensures business continuity at a fraction of the cost.

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You need data protection you can rely on. Let TPx addresses the safeguards and protections that you are required to have in place to protect your consumer financial data and other sensitive information. 

What is the FTC Safeguards Rule?

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), The Safeguards Rule requires financial institutions under FTC jurisdiction to have measures in place to keep customer information secure. The new deadline for compliance is June 9, 2023

Who is Impacted by the FTC Safeguards Rule?

The Safeguards Rule requires non-banking financial institutions, such as mortgage brokers, financial advisors, and auto dealerships to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive security program to keep their customers’ information safe.

View the FTC’s guidelines for more information on whether your organization falls under the FTC Safeguards Rule. 

How Can You Comply With the FTC Safeguards Rule?

Develop, implement, and maintain an information security program with administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect customer information. Your information security program must be written and it must be appropriate to the size and complexity of your business, the nature and scope of your activities, and the sensitivity of the information at issue.

To learn about the specific actions you must take, download our FTC Overview Infographic

 

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How to Be Safeguards Rule Compliant

As security threats continue to evolve and become much more sophisticated, businesses need to ensure their data and environment is secure. The Safeguards Rule helps do just that.

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FTC Safeguards Rule FAQ

The Safeguards Rule requires financial institutions under FTC jurisdiction to have measures in place to keep customer information secure.

The Safeguards Rule requires all non-banking financial institutions to comply. However, the definition of “financial institution” can be confusing as it encompasses any businesses, regardless of size, that are “significantly engaged” in providing financial products or services. This includes, check-cashing businesses, payday lenders, mortgage brokers, nonbank lenders, personal property or real estate appraisers, professional tax preparers, and courier services. 

According to the Code of Federal Regulations, § 314.2(h), if your business assists with loans or financing options, the FTC requirements apply to your business and compliance is required by June 9, 2023.

View the FTC’s guidelines for more information on whether your organization falls under the FTC Safeguards Rule. 

The Safeguards Rule requires companies to develop a written information security plan that describes their program to protect customer information. The plan must be appropriate to the company’s size and complexity, the nature and scope of its activities, and the sensitivity of the customer information it handles.

The Safeguards Rule requires companies to assess and address the risks to customer information in all areas of their operation, including three areas that are particularly important to information security: Employee Management and Training; Information Systems; and Detecting and Managing System Failures.

Yes. With the right plan and right partner, like TPx, every business can implement prudent and affordable measures that achieve the required safeguards. We can help you create a customized and affordable to get you started.