Individuals who are fully covered under a firm’s program are broadly exempt.
Simply working in chronological order based on compliance dates may not be the best way to start.
Several years of preparation became reality when the New York Department of Financial Services introduced its first-in-the nation cybersecurity regulation in 2017 covering agents and brokers among other financial services providers and professionals.
Organizations have a lot of work to complete by February 15, 2018. Those that can't make that deadline have limited options, but there are approaches they can try.
Only some requirements must be complied with for the initial February 15, 2018 certification.