Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)

On November 12, 1999, President Clinton signed the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) into law. Section 501, "Protection of Nonpublic Personal Information" mandates various safeguards:

  • Ensure the security and confidentiality of customer data
  • Protect against any reasonably anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of such data
  • Protect against unauthorized access to or use of such data that would result in substantial harm or inconvenience to any customer. Certified CARE fulfills the reporting requirements developed by the FDIC, FRB, OCC, NCUA and OTS for bringing your infrastructure in compliance with GLBA.
Affected Industries
Banks Appraisers
Mortgage Brokers Thrifts
Mortgage lenders Securities Firms
Credit Unions Financial Planners
Insurance Companies CreditCard Companies
Real Estate Agents

Additional Resources

The final GLBA regulations are available at the following regulatory agency sites:

In compliance with Gramm-Leach-Bliley

Prevention Measures

Requirement Certified CARE
Thorough and pro-active risk analysis
  • Network Vulnerability Assessment
  • System Risk Assessments
  • Penetration Testing
  • Patch Management
Sound security policies
  • Security Policy Formulation
  • Security Policy Review
Well-designed security system architecture
  • Network Security Architecture Review
  • Security System Design
Properly configured firewalls
  • Firewall Installation and Integration
  • Firewall Monitoring
Strong authentication programs
  • Design and Implementation of Authentication Systems
Proactive vulnerability assessments
  • Network Vulnerability Assessment
  • Windows Intrusion Monitoring
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Patch Management

Not only do we believe in Certified CARE, but we will offer you a free trail of Certified CARE to show that it provides a good investment in your environment. Get the process started today, call Certified NETS at (314) 292-6260.