GLBA - Gramm-Leach-Bliley Home Cybersecurity Dictionary GLBA - Gramm-Leach-Bliley GBLA, more commonly known for its authors (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act) includes provisions to protect consumers’ personal financial information held by financial institutions. The initial legislation, which went into effect in 1999, is intended to ensure financial institutions protect sensitive customer information that may be accessible to hackers through web-enabled environments, including Internet connectivity and hosting arrangements. The Safeguards Rule of GLBA, which went into effect in 2003, any institution under Federal Trade Commission (FTC) jurisdiction, requires proactive steps to ensure security of customer information. Related TermsSOX - Sarbanes OxleySWIFT - Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication Share: Seeking Clarity? View the Cybersecurity Dictionary for top terms searched by your peers. Back to the Dictionary RELATED INSIGHTS BLOG May 10, 2017 PCI Compliance Every Day The title of this post sounds daunting, does it not? However, achieving PCI compliance every day is not as daunting as you might think. With the relea... See Details Read more about PCI Compliance Every Day BLOG October 19, 2017 PCI Compliance Every Day – Requirement 11 The most widely known requirements in PCI DSS 3.2 section 11 with a timing implication are the quarterly external and internal vulnerability scans (11... See Details Read more about PCI Compliance Every Day – Requirement 11 How Can We Help? Let us know what you need, and we will have an Optiv professional contact you shortly.