Author Archives: Darla Liebl

Is Your Bank Prepared? Common Business Continuity Concerns Answered

bank employee preparing the bank business continuity plan

With growing global uncertainty and the fast-paced evolution of digital threats, your bank’s business continuity planning (BCP) has never been more critical. From protecting sensitive financial data to ensuring operational resilience, every detail of your continuity framework matters. Why Be Concerned With Your Bank’s Business Continuity? What would your clients do if a cyberattack shut […]

How to Stay Compliant: The Ultimate Banking Regulatory Compliance Checklist

bank employee working on banking compliance

Cybersecurity in banking isn’t just a matter of protecting data; it’s a critical component of maintaining trust and staying afloat in a sea of regulations. For banks and related institutions, navigating the tides of regulatory banking compliance is a constant challenge. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), for instance, not only sets expectations for […]

Ultimate Checklist for Managing Your Bank’s IT Hardware

When it comes to the world’s most stringent security environments, banks consistently rank at the top. IT hardware management is a crucial aspect of secure banking operations. For banking professionals and IT managers, there’s an unrelenting pressure to maintain 24/7 access, top-tier performance, and ironclad security. But with so many moving parts, it can be […]

How to Implement Multi-Factor Authentication in Your Bank

bank employee using phone for mfa to enhance banking cybersecurity

Banking cybersecurity has metamorphosed from a buzzword into an urgent, non-negotiable aspect of the finance sector. With digital crime evolving at an alarming rate, the financial domain becomes a priority target due to the nature of the information and assets it guards. To counteract this, banks must institute robust measures—and at the top of the […]

How to Use the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool to Fortify Your Bank

banker using cybersecurity assessment tool

In a world teeming with digital threats, the banking sector isn’t just a target; it’s the bullseye. Every advanced cyber maneuver calls for an equally precise and proactive defense. After all, the stakes are high—your customers’ financial security and trust are on the line. That’s why the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) developed its […]

RESULTS Technology Recognized on Cloudtango’s MSP Select 2024

Every year, Cloudtango honors the most successful managed service providers (MSPs) in the United States. In this tenth edition, MSP Select continues to highlight technical excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction provided by the industry across the United States, in what has become a reliable reference due to its independent, unbiased approach, as well as in-depth analysis. For 2024, technical […]

Microsoft is Annoying

Microsoft has recently made a couple of announcements … and we are not amused. First, they started enforcing a multi-factor authentication (MFA) requirement to access Microsoft 365, with just a few days warning to consumers. We wholeheartedly support the use of MFA but are disappointed in how Microsoft rolled out this change. Secondly, as announced […]

Why Your IT Provider Needs to Complete a SOC 2 Audit Regularly 

team preparing for a soc 2 audit

Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) is more than a set of guidelines—it’s a framework for trust. And a SOC 2 audit is not just a regulatory hoop to jump through for your IT provider; it’s a testament to a company’s commitment to safeguarding your sensitive information against breaches that have become all too common. […]

When Is the Right Time to Replace Your Bank’s Aging Computers?

bank employee on aging computer

It’s a busy Monday morning at your bank. Customers are lining up, transactions are coming in, and suddenly, the computer system crashes. The culprit? Outdated technology that could no longer handle the demands of modern banking operations. Technology is evolving at a breakneck speed. As banking professionals, we’ve all felt the powerful tidal wave of […]

5 Reasons Why Your IT Provider Needs to Specialize in Banks

community bank giving customer money

Services always come down to this fundamental question: generalist or specialist? Could you get the IT help that you need for your bank with any provider out there? A bank is a highly regulated and complex organization, with unique legal, financial, and customer demands. Its IT systems are no exception. In fact, bank IT systems […]