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Arkansas State Bank Department

The mission of ASBD is to maintain a legal and regulatory structure for Arkansas's financial industry. This structure provides the public with convenient, safe and competitive banking, which fosters economic development within this State. Our mission is accomplished through efficient allocation of available human and other resources existing in our Examination, Information Technology and Administrative Services Divisions.

How can you keep your bank secure from cyber-attacks?

Oct 15th, 2021

As mentioned in my October 1st email, during Cybersecurity Awareness Month I want to share information that I hope you and your institution will find helpful as you work daily to address the increasing need for response and focus of your institution’s Cybersecurity posture.

The following link will provide a resource which may assist in your Cybersecurity management protocols:

How can you keep your bank secure from cyber-attacks?

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As always, if the Arkansas State Bank Department team can be of any assistance to you or your organization as it pertains to Cybersecurity or any other matter, please do not hesitate to contact us.


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The State Bank Department was created by Act 113 of 1913. The Department is charged with regulating commercial banks with main offices in Arkansas. These 74 banks hold assets of over $147.1 billion as of June 30, 2022. The Department also is charged with supervising the bank holding companies of Arkansas state-chartered banks; state-chartered trust companies; regional and county industrial development corporations; industrial loan institutions; and capital development companies. The Department operates to ensure the safety and soundness of, and public confidence in, these institutions and organizations.

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