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How do you manage access to all of your banking systems?

Jul 19, 2022 10:45:00 AM / by Finosec posted in Cybersecurity, Innovation, Banking, User Access, User Access Reporting, board, board training

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User Access

There are likely a high number of systems in place at your institution. Running a successful financial institution relies heavily on tools and technologies that will improve the efficiencies of you and your team.

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How to better manage your financial institution’s information security systems

Jun 16, 2022 2:15:00 PM / by Finosec posted in Cybersecurity, Innovation, Banking, system map, board, board training, information security, System Inventory

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System Inventory Video

It’s vital for you to fully understand the information security management systems you have in place

But it’s a nuisance to keep track of them all. First, you need to know the status of every component, especially for the systems you outsourced. Then, you must also understand the different kinds of information the systems store, how it’s stored, how data is transmitted, and what kinds of information is transmitted.

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What key processes in IT Controls does your institution have in place?

Jun 2, 2022 2:00:00 PM / by Finosec posted in Cybersecurity, Banking, board, board training, Risk Assessment, IT Controls, information security, IT, Processess

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Managing Risk

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Staffing Questions

Apr 21, 2022 10:15:00 AM / by Finosec posted in Cybersecurity, Banking, board, board training, training

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In a technology driven industry, it is easy to assume that most of the decisions made around your cybersecurity posture are related to tools and software. While that may be the case a majority of the time, FINOSEC President and CEO Zach Duke also raises some questions and awareness around the impact of staffing on your cybersecurity and information security environment. In the video below, Zach poses questions around ISO independence, support infrastructure, and how to navigate staffing limitations. Watch the video and come back after the break for further discussion.

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Credible Challenge

Apr 7, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Finosec posted in Cybersecurity, Innovation, Banking, credible, board, board training, training

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It is understood and expected that auditors and examiners will ask financial institutions about the safeguards, controls, and tools in place that drive and strengthen their cybersecurity governance. But as FINOSEC President and CEO Zach Duke describes in today’s video, they will also be looking for additional components. The industry is seeing expectations to describe the nuances of what questions and processes were present in cyber related strategic decisions, a concept called “credible challenge.” Auditors and examiners are looking for validation that the Board and other executive leadership members are asking solid questions and demonstrate compelling processes in making decisions around cybersecurity. Watch the video from Zach below and come back after the break for further discussion.

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