Topics: Gramm-Leach-Bliley Sandy Weill’s "Conversion" -- Why the Shock? July 26, 2012Sandy Weill changed his mind about the structure of big banks. Why is everyone so surprised? Massachusetts Privacy Regulations Are Step in the Right Direction July 30, 2009Banks are well positioned to comply with the regulation due to preexisting measures currently in place for data protection and privacy. Banks Increasingly Are Creating Vendor Management Offices July 28, 2008The vendor management office takes on a greater role as regulators pressure banks to run tighter ships. Doing so while maintaining a climate of collaboration is the key to success. Offshore Vendors Inconsistent on Security Controls October 31, 2006The lack of formalized security controls in offshoring contracts can hurt data protection, BearingPoint says. Cole Taylor Streamlines Compliance Reporting with Enterprisewide Monitoring System November 30, 2005 Exploring a Small Bank’s IT November 30, 2005 Lost Data Tapes Likely To Be Costly for Citi June 29, 2005Expenses include customer outreach and remediation, legal defense, and new storage architectures. The Citi Sleeps June 07, 2005Financial services firms are taking lessons from CitiFinancial and other data breaches to prevent them from occurring again. Financial Services Lawyer: Stronger Disclosure Laws On the Way May 03, 2005Activity by state legislators has put pressure on Congress What’s In Your Toilet? January 30, 2005I was very literal-minded as a young boy. Once, my mother handed me a roll of toilet paper and asked me to put it in the toilet in the upstairs bathroom. Case Study: Websense Helps Penn National Comply November 23, 2004Insurer monitors Internet traffic to ensure protection against threats and compliance with corporate policies. Opening the BS&T Mailbag September 27, 2004In the same way that movie moguls check out the overnight box office receipts, television executives pore over Nielsen reports and Red Sox fans monitor their blood pressure, I have made it a daily habit to check out our Web statistics. Growing Roles and Responsibilities for Bank Information Security Departments August 10, 2004Before Y2K, information security was rarely discussed in bank board meetings. Today, it's a key component of bank exams. SEC to Banks: Selling Securities? Get a License July 05, 2004Industry convergence slowed by multiple regulators and accounting system limitations. Rules, Rules, Rules May 18, 2004Financial-services firms including Guardian Life and Huntington Bancshares face numerous compliance challenges. "We Do" March 11, 2004Offshore outsourcing does some radical things to the organizational chart. IBM Debuts Integration Solutions March 10, 2004Vertical approach helps banks' compliance efforts. Check Images May Involve New Headaches September 01, 2003Banks may be able to data mine information on imaged checks, but should be wary of changing regulations. Bank of Edwardsville Prepares for Check 21 September 01, 2003Bank already images and stores all checks electronically. Bankers Can't Jump August 07, 2003Culture remains by far the biggest obstacle to the ability to sell financial products and services in banking organizations.