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Risk Management: Banks Serving The Marijuana Business

There has never been a greater demand for cybersecurity professionals nor a greater shortage in the job market. Every cybersecurity professional and, these days, anyone who can handle a basic operating system is being recruited into IT positions across the board.

The 5 Most Troubling Healthcare Cyber Breaches in 2021

There has never been a greater demand for cybersecurity professionals nor a greater shortage in the job market. Every cybersecurity professional and, these days, anyone who can handle a basic operating system is being recruited into IT positions across the board.

2021 Accume Partners Quality Assessment Review

Our third-party validator stated that Accume meets the highest of IIA Standards, general conformance. We are proud that our environment has been recognized by our QAR external validator as being well-structured and progressive.

News: The Log4J Exploit Is A Complete Security Meltdown

Using the Log4j exploit, “Attackers gain almost unlimited power—they can extract sensitive data, upload files to the server, delete data, install ransomware or pivot to other servers,” Nicholas Sciberras, of Acunetix, said. Attacks are “astonishingly easy” to deploy, he added.
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SolarWinds: Why the Attack Still Matters to You

Cybersecurity experts have been warning individuals, businesses, and organizations of the potential dangers of a sophisticated, widespread supply-chain cyberattack for over a decade. Yet, the SolarWinds hack took everyone by surprise. Touted as the largest and most sophisticated attack the world has ever seen, Microsoft president, Brad Smith, suggested that the attack required over 1,000 engineers to create.

How A Mid Sized Bank Solved Its Compliance Issues

This bank had 7 branches through out Southern California and was about 25 years old. At the start of 2020, their Compliance Officer left the Bank. In addition to feeling the pain of a tightening budget, they now had to replace the Compliance Officer during the pandemic.

Setting Up A De Novo Bank

You’re on your way to starting a new bank. That’s great! However, getting into the banking industry though is not an easy thing to do. Banks receive scrutiny from many regulating bodies. This makes De Novo incredibly difficult, considering the finite resources afforded to most small banks.

The 5 Worst Cybersecurity Mistakes Made By Banks

Organizations often think that they are not the target of cyber attackers. However, the worst breaches and hacks are often found at small, community focused organizations. Cybersecurity holes are often larger in small to mid sized banks, which make them a prime target. Additionally, the risk of a breach is often more critical at small to mid sized banks, because subsequent legal fees or fines could put an organization out of business.

The Great (IT) Resignation

mpanies across the US are now witnessing an unprecedented number of resignations from employees coming from different business sectors. Aptly termed as “The Great Resignation”, businesses are scrambling to mitigate the impact that this will have, not only on local businesses but on the economy of the nation in general.

A Guide to Outsourcing Internal Audit

Because internal audits are vital for a company’s operations, most companies use them as a seamless procedure for internal control. Again internal and external audits differ in several ways. For instance, internal audits typically comprise a company’s in-house employees or outsourced professionals called internal audit outsourcing.