This is a conclusionary article to wrap up our comprehensive series on cybersecurity consulting for financial institutions. The financial sector stands at the forefront of technological advancement, providing unmatched convenience and connectivity to customers. Throughout these articles, we embark on a journey to unravel the intricate layers of safeguarding this critical industry. This blog series highlights the important components within an information security program, as well as ways cybersecurity consultants can assist financial institutions.
Cybersecurity Consulting for Financial Institutions Series
This series explores several topics around why consultants can truly benefit a financial institutions cybersecurity program. Topics include:
- What is the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)?
- What is the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC)?
- GLBA Security Awareness Training and its impact on financial institutions.
- The importance of risk assessments for financial institutions.
- Difference between a cybersecurity consultant and a managed service provider (MSP).
- Security Awareness Training for Financial Institutions
The core of this blog series is to empower financial institutions with the essential information required to make informed decisions. Information security programs can be difficult to implement and maintain. Additionally, understanding all of the complexities within cybersecurity can be a daunting task. Between social engineering, incident response, risk assessments, security awareness training, there are a lot of components to designing an effective program. That’s why cybersecurity consultants, and this blog series, can be a huge benefit for financial institutions.
Take some time to read through this series and educate yourself on what is required. Then, utilize that information to make informed decisions on how to best equip your financial institution for protection against cyber-threats. By taking small incremental steps, over time, your organization can create a robust program designed to secure your sensitive data.
Let’s Get Started
If you are ready to start working towards designing an information security program, then let’s connect. Consultants can drastically assist your financial institution with putting together the best cybersecurity program designed for your specific organization. Let the cybersecurity experts at LMSolutions help. Contact us today!