TD opens new Toronto facility designed to fight cyber threats

TD Bank has unveiled a new operations hub that will provide robust detection and prevention of global cyber threats.

The TD Fusion Centre is a 9,000 square feet facility in downtown Toronto which will proactively identifying new threats and better enable the lender to respond to incidents.

The centre’s team includes those from cybersecurity, fraud management, incident response, investigations, physical security, legal and compliance, to ensure a collaborative response to any issue.

"Safeguarding our customers' trust is a top priority," says Clark Smith, Head of Cyber Fraud Threat Management, TD. "Bringing together diverse expertise from across our organization will help enable us to boost intelligence detection capabilities, enhance incident response speed and realize faster and more efficient mitigation, which we believe will enable us to be more predictive and proactive in the evolving cyber threat landscape."

Real estate design

As well as providing a modern response to a modern issue, the new centre also embraces the latest real estate designs to drive collaboration and innovation.

The key areas of the centre include the Development Automation Analysis Research and Testing Environment (DART) Room, where analysts can recreate and reverse engineer issues that may affect TD and find solutions.

There is also the Forensic Room, dedicated to identifying potential cyber risks.

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