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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 25, Number 2

February 23, 2015

Outsourcing: The Responsibility and Risks

by Teri Wesley

Many banks are turning to third party suppliers to manage their IT needs, which may lower costs but comes with added risk. The FFIEC has issued an appendix to its BCP booklet to provide guidance on managing that risk.

The Big Breach Debate

by Teri Wesley

The banks vs. retailers debate on who is responsible for the losses and costs associated with a breach continues.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Technology Update
Fraud Trends and Schemes

Training Page
Vendor Management, Part IV

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

The ongoing monitoring of contracted third party services is covered in part four of our vendor management best practices series.

ID Theft Awareness & Prevention

In the wake of high-profile data breaches, the NCUA provides consumers with resources to protect their identity.

FDIC Guidance on Providing Banking Services

The FDIC has issued further guidance to reinforce the agency's policies on providing banking services to all customers and effectively mitigate associated risks.

Focus on Fraud

From the editor's desk
Decisions, Decisions!!!

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

Security directors and top to mid-level bank managers are often faced with tough decisions that require strategic thinking, and the outcome is not always a desirable one for all involved.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

Executive Editor:
Barbara Hurst
Editor:
P. Kevin Smith, CPP
Contributing Editor:
Teri Wesley
Board of Advisors:
John S. Burnett
Peter G. Djinis, Esq.
William Gearin
Lucy H. Griffin
Mary Beth Guard, Esq.
David McGuinn
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Barry Thompson
Dana Turner
Andy Zavoina

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