Archive for 'Vendor Management' Category
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).
A Webinar Short Small banks who outsource network supports have a conundrum on their hands: How do we ensure proper due diligence on a critical vendor, with possession of information, that cannot afford the standard audit regime? This webinar short attempts to answer that.
The firm edited workpapers ahead of examinations, and had employees cheat on certification exams… An article review. We rely on accounting firms to provide us with accurate, unbiased information, but it appears that KPMG—one of the largest firms in the world—has been engaging in misconduct that the SEC has called “astonishing,” according to an article […]
Product longevity and data privacy have been called into question… An article review. When Google announced it was absorbing smart thermostat maker Nest in 2018, many customers were concerned about the future of their internet-connected devices and the privacy of their data. Those fears were realized during Google’s I/O 2019 event, where several changes to […]
The nation’s largest core processor has been accused of multiple security lapses… An article review. For smaller banks and credit unions the resources needed to create and maintain their own online banking presence can be daunting. Even after the website is running and customers have a smartphone application they can use, maintaining those platforms and […]
The seven best trend articles in 2019 . . . For ISOs of small financial institutions. While it may not feel like it yet for some of us, we’re well on our way into 2019, and that means it’s time for the last of our annual articles looking at predictions and trends in information technology. Previously, […]
Another one of those Dan’s New Leaf Posts, meant to inspire thought about IT Governance . . . . When Dan presents audit reports to boards of directors, he also talks to the board about the top risks the institution is facing. Since 2006, Dan has been compiling a list of the “top seven risks […]
Some small organizations continue to use customer data to generate initial passwords, despite the risks. An article review. When rolling out a new online banking platform organizations are often faced with the task of issuing new usernames and passwords to existing users, but how they choose to do that can have a big impact on […]
Infotex is finally ready to say something about the Equifax Breach, the Ultimate Educational Moment. This Jolley | Hadaway article will explain why we’ve been silent, ’til now!
Dan has whittled all the noise to five resources a Small Business Owner should investigate (and utilize).