Boost ISO

CoNetrix offers ISO support services to supplement your financial institution’s information security officer role with knowledge, background, training, and independence specific to the financial industry.

The FFIEC defines the characteristics a financial institution’s ISO role should possess as "sufficient authority, stature within the organization, knowledge, background, training, and independence to perform their assigned tasks". According to the FFIEC, the ISO role can be performed by multiple people in order to bring these characteristics together[1].

Rather than outsourcing the entire role in a virtual ISO fashion, Boost ISO solutions are designed to complement the information security capabilities your financial institution already maintains.

Incident Response

Financial institutions are required to have an incident response program in place to protect their customers in the event of an incident. The program must include appropriate procedures to identify, contain, and control an incident, notify appropriate personnel of a suspected incident, and follow all applicable laws and regulations. CoNetrix can help you create your Incident Response Program and walk you through the process if an incident were to occur to help ensure you follow regulations, take care of your customers, and protect your reputation.

Audit and Exam Assistance

Need help preparing for your next IT audit or exam? We can help you review, document, and organize before the auditors or examiners arrive. Our extensive experience, combined with our knowledge of technology, auditing, and banking, enables us to help prepare you for your exam. Additionally, when you receive the audit or exam report, we can help you respond.

Strategic Planning

Information technology and security strategic planning is key in developing a strong and secure technology base. CoNetrix has the banking knowledge, understanding of technology, and security experience to help you design and implement a short-term or long-term technology and security strategic plan.

Security Awareness Training

CoNetrix will provide your financial institution with online training courses to comply with the annual requirement to conduct security awareness training.

Annual Board Reporting

CoNetrix will facilitate the preparation and presentation of the financial institution’s annual information security program status report as required by the FFIEC.

Supporting Security Services

In addition, CoNetrix can customize a solution to meet your technology, security, and compliance needs. Other services we can help with include:

  • Independent external perimeter network scans and results analyses (quarterly)
  • Consulting services as a part of Security Committee meetings
  • Full Information Security Program development and/or maintenance
  • Vendor management
  • Consulting services in connection with the cybersecurity assessment tool
  • Phishing testing and education
  • Consulting as part of the Tandem Social Media Management module

Full Access to Tandem Software

When you contract with us for any Boost Consulting service, you also get access to the associated Tandem Software module through an annual license subscription. CoNetrix will develop and maintain your information security program and provide full access to all your data and notifications in Tandem. Full consulting and management services are available for each of the following Tandem Software modules:

Every Tandem module subscription includes:

  • Monthly Tandem training workshops
  • Knowledge Base
  • One simple license fee with free automatic updates during subscription term
  • Unlimited storage
  • Professional documents downloadable in Microsoft Word and/or Adobe PDF formats

To learn more about Tandem, visit conetrix.com/tandem.

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