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From the Field

Enlightenment from recent audits, examinations and customer questions

Guru Briefs – OCC on Cybersecurity & MRA’s, FFIEC on Cybersecurity Assessments

(NOTE:  Guru Briefs are short takes on recently released regulatory activity. They are not a
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Ask the Guru: The Vendor Report of Examination (ROE)

Hey Guru,

Where in the handbook does it state the Bank should request exam reports


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Say What You Do…But Do What You Say

Feedback from recent regulatory examinations indicates a potentially troublesome trend; regulators are actually reading your …
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Hot Topics

The Guru reflects on recent events

FFIEC Issues Stealth Update to BCP Handbook

This caught me by surprise as it was not formally announced in the “What’s
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FFIEC Issues 2 Statements on Cybersecurity

Both statements address recent cybersecurity threats; one targeting online credentials (passwords, usernames, e-mail addresses that …
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FFIEC Issues Update to Business Continuity Guidance

The FFIEC just issued new BCP Guidance in the form of a 16 page addendum …
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About the Compliance Guru

Tom Hinkel has over twenty years experience in IT regulatory compliance, risk management and information security both inside banks and as a consultant for institutions of all sizes, Hinkel also serves as a regulatory compliance resource and certified educator for Safe Systems' bank and credit union clients.

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