Tag: vendor management

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The Perps Behind Cyber Crime May not Always be who you Think

Have you heard of social engineers? You may imagine them as professionals who bring people…

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The Face of Third-party Vendor Risk Management in 2016

In 2015, we wrote about best practices in vendor management, new regulatory mandates, and increasing cyber-ransom…

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Forget Social Media: In 2016, you may be Paying Bills with a Selfie

When you started working in the financial industry, you most likely didn’t think about biometric…

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CFPB Alert: Guidance on Preauthorized Debit Transactions

Right before the Thanksgiving holiday, the CFPB released a compliance bulletin reminding financial organizations of…

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Black Friday, Card Creepers, and Aluminum; Oh My!

The Season of Perpetual Hope also comes with its share of creepers, thieves, and hi-tech…

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The FFIEC Brings the Board to the Block

With the FFIEC’s November 2015 release of the organization’s IT Technology Examination Handbook, many financial…

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EMV chips are here. Are you ready?

Financial institutions need to prepare for the EMV chip mandates. Specifically, equipment and operational requirements,…

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EMV chips – a required FI nightmare?

Granted, last month was the time for scary situations but the switch from magnetic swipe…

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The Auditors are Coming! The Examiners are Coming!

It’s no secret findings from audits and exams are getting more complex in this world…

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The FFIEC Issues 2015 Statement Regarding Ransom-based Cyber-attacks

Banks and credit unions are more at risk for cyber-ransom attacks. Though the technology first…