AGH Banking Insights

Banking Insights

Spring 2016:
Industry Survey Results & Cybersecurity Tips

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2016 Banking Outlook

A recent AGH survey highlighted 5 key concerns financial institutions have for 2016. Mark Schmelzle discusses those trends and potential mitigation strategies. Brian Johnson addresses the industry's top concern by providing cybersecurity tips, including using the FFIEC cybersecurity assessment tool.
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The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) created a risk assessment tool to help financial institutions manage their cybersecurity risks. The tool measures a bank's inherent risk profile and its cybersecurity maturity level across 5 cybersecurity risk domains. This infographic explains the tool's process and how to utilize its results to improve your institution's cybersecurity.
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Top Cybersecurity Questions for Leaders

With the number of attacks constantly on the rise, cybersecurity can no longer be an issue for just the IT department. Leadership – including boards, top-level executives, and others – must be constantly aware of and asking questions about their organization's cybersecurity. Here is a list of questions to help you get started.
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Banks and Cybersecurity: What You Should Know

According to IBM X-Force research, nearly 20 million financial records were breached in 2015, with each stolen record costing financial institutions an average of $215. Experts believe 2016 will be even worse. What do banks need to know about managing cybersecurity risk to help protect themselves against these attacks? Brian Johnson, AGH’s senior vice president of technology services, puts the threats into context for banking leaders.
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What Is Your Inherent Risk Profile?

Take this quiz to get a quick estimate of your inherent risk profile. The sampling of questions are taken directly from the FFIEC cybersecurity assessment tool.
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Meet the Team

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Mark Schmelzle,
Senior Vice President
Assurance Services
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Sean Weaver,
Executive Vice President
Assurance Services
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Todd Richardson,
Executive Vice President
Corporate Finance
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Steve Houlik,
Executive Vice President
Tax Services
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Marjorie Engle,
Senior Vice President
Org. Development
& Family Business Services
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Rick Golubski,
Senior Manager
Tax Services
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Holly Rook,
Manager
Business Valuation Services
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Elena Borjas,
Manager
Assurance Services
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