For 40% of financial institutions have room for improvement in the security of private terminals at home

40% of financial institutions at home Private terminals There is room for improvement in terms of security October 17, 11:05

In order to prevent the infection of the new coronavirus, telecomascoa is spreading in financial institutions. Under these circumstances, a survey by the Bank of Japan found that 40% of financial institutions allow the use of private terminals, and there is room for improvement in terms of security.
From July to August, the Bank of Japan conducted a questionnaire survey of 239 financial institutions on telecom shifts.

As a result, 41.6% of financial institutions allowed the use of private terminals such as personal computers when working from home.

Next, when asked about the security measures of personal devices in multiple responses, the use of anti-malware software for malicious programs called malware was 56.5% and the application of the latest security programs was 55.1%.

Both were about 25 points to 12 points lower than the terminals loaned by the company, and there was room for improvement in terms of security.

Hideaki Hizen, Director of planning at the Bank of Japan, said, “Financial institutions also play an important role in handling customer financial assets and information and providing settlement services, so we want them to make sure that there are no leaks in the measures and take all possible measures.”