Sunday, December 17, 2017

A Lesson in Equifax

Posted by Joseph September 17, 2017 4:44pm
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At this point, we have all heard about the Equifax breach that has affected approximately 143 million U.S. consumers along with certain citizens in the UK and Canada...

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ADA Website Compliance: For Whom the Bell Trolls

Posted by Joseph April 21, 2017 11:30am
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Over the last year or so, banks have been heavily focused on complying with the latest cybersecurity laws and regulations -- as they should be -- but lately, it has been a much older law that has been causing compliance and financial stress...

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NYDFS considers requiring CISOs for all NY Financial Institutions

Posted by Joseph September 26, 2016 11:45am
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Last fall, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) released a statement regarding potential new regulations aimed at increasing cybersecurity defenses at financial institutions. Fast forward to one year later and the NYDFS ups its game once again. In September 2016, the NYDFS proposed new cybersecurity requirements to protect New York State Financial Institutions and consumers, a “first-in-the-nation regulation"...

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FFIEC Assessment notes Community Banks at Risk

Posted by Joseph March 16, 2015 1:00pm
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In a recent report published by the Ponemon Institute, it was noted that 2014 will long be remembered as the year of the Mega Breach. Starting with the Target breach in late 2013 and ending with the Sony attack, mega cyberattacks were front and center in the news and on the minds of most corporate executives. The only good outcome from these attacks (if there is such a thing) is that...

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Joseph Alecci, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC

Senior Manager – IT Audit & Information Security

Joseph Alecci leads the IT/Cybersecurity Audit & Risk Management Group at P&G Associates. He has over 20 years of experience in information systems and auditing management and is a member of the ISACA N.J. Chapter Board of Directors.



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A Lesson in Equifax
ADA Website Compliance: For Whom the Bell Trolls
NYDFS considers requiring CISOs for all NY Financial Institutions
FFIEC Assessment notes Community Banks at Risk