NYDFS Penalizes Mortgage Company For Not Disclosing 2019 Breach

Residential Mortgage Services

Kim Phan of Ballard Spahr writes:

On March 3rd, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) announced a settlement with Residential Mortgage Services, Inc. (“RMS”) to resolve allegations that RMS violated the NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation relating to a 2019 cyber breach.

In July 2020, NYDFS conducted an examination of RMS as a licensed mortgage banker.  During the examination, NYDFS uncovered evidence that allegedly revealed that RMS had been subject to a cyber breach that had not been reported to NYDFS.

Read more on JDSupra.

Related: The NYDFS press release about this enforcement action is available here.  A copy of the NYDFS consent order is available here.

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