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Key Areas of Focus for Your Regulatory IT Exam

Five Key Areas of Focus for Your Regulatory IT Exam

We’re back with part two of our IT Exam Prep blog series. Picking up where we left off, there are five key areas where we expect you’ll likely be scrutinized closely at your next exam cycle: Cybersecurity Business continuity management Outsourcing and third-party vendors Governance and management engagement Strategic planning Of these, the most challenging, […]

Part 1 - Financial Institutions, Know What to Expect at Your Next Regulatory IT Exam

Financial Institutions, Know What to Expect at Your Next Regulatory IT Exam

While sometimes the IT examination is separate, most of the time it’s incorporated into the Safety & Soundness exam. Regulatory examinations like Safety & Soundness are designed to assess the financial health and risk management practices of a financial institution, and the results are expressed as a number “grade” from 1 (highest) to 5 (lowest). […]

Is Your FI Ready to Move to the Cloud? | Webinar Recap

Webinar Recap: Is Your FI Ready to Move to the Cloud?

With organizations in virtually every industry employing cloud computing to enhance their infrastructure, cloud adoption is becoming mainstream. But is your bank or credit union ready to make the move to the Cloud? Before you attempt to answer this question, start with why you should be considering the Cloud. There are significant benefits to using […]

Using Advanced Firewall Features and Other Technologies to Strengthen Network Security

Using Advanced Firewall Features and Other Technologies to Strengthen Network Security

A traditional firewall can only do so much to protect a network against the invasive security threats that financial institutions are facing. Add to that, cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and creative with their schemes, meaning banks and credit unions need more advanced defensive measures in place. Malware and other cyber threats have been steadily […]

Does Your Financial Institution Have the Right Security Layers in Place to Combat Today’s Threats?

Does Your Financial Institution Have the Right Security Layers in Place to Combat Today’s Threats?

In 2020, 80 percent of firms experienced an increase in cyberattacks, and the pandemic was at the root of a 238-percent spike in attacks on banks, according to Fintech News. In a world of ever-increasing cyberattacks, does your bank or credit union have the appropriate security layers in place to effectively thwart these threats? There […]

Why De Novo Banks Should Choose the Cloud

Why De Novo Banks Should Choose the Cloud

De novo banks have enough to be concerned about as they struggle to get established: raising capital, selecting a core system and products, getting enough personnel in place—and keeping everything afloat until they begin to thrive. Opting for the Cloud is one of the most prudent decisions a de novo bank can make. Ease and […]

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