Archive - February 2017

OCC Handbook Update Consolidates 13 Years of Evolving Financial Services Audit Policy and Guidance

On December 30, the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued OCC Bulletin 2016-47, Revised Comptroller’s Handbook Booklet and Rescissions. The handbook is the official field guide for federal bank examiners. The update...

Customer Loyalty Through Better Security — and How to Achieve It

Customer loyalty programs are among the basic building blocks of successful consumer products and services companies today. These programs are not only competitive differentiators, but also key drivers of revenue and profits for retailers...

Cybercrime, Brand Damage Among Top Risks for Technology, Media and Communications Companies, Executives Say

If improving brand protection isn’t a top-line agenda item in the cybersecurity discussions happening at the highest levels in your organization, it needs to be. In today’s era of lightning-quick social media sharing, brand protection has become...

“Stay Nimble”: The Mantra for Manufacturing and Distribution Companies in 2017

For manufacturing and distribution (M&D) companies, which are already well-conditioned to operating in an uncertain global environment, 2017 promises to continue to keep them on their toes. At the very least, it is likely to present a mixed bag...

NIST Seeks Comments on Cybersecurity Framework Draft

Last month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published a discussion draft of revisions to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF Version 1.1). The draft, though still subject to change, provides new details on NIST’s...

Staying Agile a Top Concern for Technology, Media and Communications Companies in 2017

The phrase “innovate or die” has long been a mantra for businesses in the technology, media and communications (TMC) industry. As Satya Nadella wrote to employees on his first day as CEO of Microsoft, “Our industry does not respect tradition — it...