Financial Services – Gramm Leach Bliley Act

Gramm Leach Bliley Act security compliance standards require Protective Measures be taken for your Backup Power and Environmental Systems. The following are quotations from the Federal Financial Institution Examination Council’s IT Examination Handbook as of July 2015:

Backup Power Monitoring and Control

“Computing equipment should have a continuous uninterrupted power source. Management should take reasonable action to protect computing equipment power sources. Consequently management should monitor and condition the voltage of electricity sources to prevent power fluctuations.”

Environmental Monitoring and Control

“Disruptions to the IT operations environment can pose significant operational, strategic, transaction, and reputation risks. Consequently, management should control and monitor environmental factors…”