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Entries for March 2018

{Cyber Byte Video} Cybersecurity for Directors

Thursday, March 22, 2018

According to FFIEC guidance, the "board of directors sets the tone and direction for an institution's use of IT." What does a Board need to be doing to demonstrate that they value the cybersecurity risk in your Information Security Program and can be a "credible challenge to management"?


Categories: Blog, Videos

Cybersecurity Primer for Directors

Monday, March 19, 2018

A community bank Board of Directors is typically composed of business leaders often selected for their community knowledge and business development potential. An understanding of cybersecurity is rarely a pre-requisite for a Director, but perhaps it’s time to reconsider their technical knowledge.


Categories: Blog

Sounding the Alarm on Poor Vendor Practices

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Brian Krebs published an article sounding the alarm on security practices of vendor relationships that financial institutions depend on. Strong vendors are the foundation of your reputation and customers will no longer tolerate weak security practices in the wake of so many publicized data breaches.


Categories: Blog