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Down n’ Dirty Vendor Management Webinar

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, July 6, 2020

A Webinar Back by popular demand! Based on what Dan is finding in reviews of several audits where Clients talked us into accepting shortcuts, Dan will review several shortcuts (that your auditor and/or examiner MAY agree with).  


Incident Response Testing – What to Expect

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, June 22, 2020

A short. This presentation is intended for those who are planning to participate in an infotex incident response test. Please let us know what questions you have, when we have our Plan Walkthrough and Test Plan Approval meeting!  


FFIEC Extends Filing Deadlines Amid COVID-19 Crisis

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, March 30, 2020

The Council’s members met last week to discuss their response to the growing crisis… An article review. As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, many industries have been facing delays and disruptions.  The FFIEC acknowledged those disruptions in a press release last Wednesday, where they announced a 30-day extension to their quarterly Call Report deadline. The Council, […]


FFIEC Releases Updated Pandemic Guidance

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, March 9, 2020

As reports of Coronavirus spread, the agency has updated its 2007 guidance… An article review. As what began as a few isolated incidents late last year have bloomed into a what some are calling a pandemic, fears of Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) have spread into nearly all sectors…and banking is no exception. In light […]


From Arizona to Wyoming: An Inventory of State Laws

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, February 17, 2020

What do you need to be compliant in your state? An article review. One subprocess to incident response many of our banking Clients are currently wrestling with is how to address customers living in “other states.” If we’re on the border between Indiana and Ohio, we already know the laws of these two states and […]


California Implements New Consumer Privacy Law

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, February 10, 2020

The California Consumer Privacy Act is here, but its impact remains unclear… An article review. On January 1st a new consumer privacy law went into effect in California, and while some are calling it “California’s GDPR,” the impact of the new legislation remains unclear. The new law, detailed in an article submitted to us by […]


FFIEC Updates Business Continuity Guidelines

By Vigilize - Last updated: Monday, November 18, 2019

New Guidance On Business Continuity Is Now Available… An article review. As part of a continuing effort to remain up-to-date as technology evolves, the FFIEC has announced the first updates to their guidance on business continuity management since 2015. The new Business Continuity Management Booklet is available now and describes “principles and practices for information […]


Four out of Five Schools Admit To Cybersecurity Incidents

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Four out of five schools have experienced a cybersecurity incident… An article review. While it seems like these days every organization faces cybersecurity threats, as we’ve pointed out in the past schools are an increasingly attractive target to hackers—and a new audit carried out by the cybersecurity wing of the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) […]


FFIEC Emphasizes The Importance of Standardized Cybersecurity Assessments

By Vigilize - Last updated: Tuesday, September 3, 2019

These tools will help you assess and improve your cybersecurity preparedness… An article review. If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you know that we think cybersecurity training and the tools that go along with it are vitally important to any organization that relies upon computers—which is pretty much everyone, now. The Federal Financial […]


Four Risk Appetite Statements

By Dan Hadaway - Last updated: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . For all the same reasons a board of directors would want to establish a risk appetite statement on loan risk or other major risk categories, the 2015 Cybersecurity Assessment Tool gave us the ability to establish […]