In this digital-age, there needs to be a balance between convenience and safety when it comes to security. End-users are often overwhelmed with the sheer number of options and practices that they are forced to comply with, by the institutions they are associated with. As a result, often the users find easy ways to bypass such practices that defeat the purpose of safe practices very much in the first place. In order to regulate such practices and standardize them, a few of the US government agencies have come up with certain guidelines as below.

Our excellent expert commentary on online security can be found here

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) guidelines on online banking can be found here

The HIPAA guidelines on privacy and secure information access can be found here

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