Though one BAI commentary about protecting bank data far predated Google, mobile and bank apps, its directives hold true 26 years later.
While most financial institutions strive to be ‘relationship-based’ lenders, balancing the relationship with strong credit controls is the key to making those relationships profitable.
To avoid getting blindsided by unexpected risks, financial institutions need a loan review system that properly segregates responsibilities and provides the appropriate level of depth.
An Identity and Access Management system needs to be enterprise-wide, scalable and flexible to avoid mounting costs and risks in an increasingly risky environment.
As federal regulators move towards a standardized approach to risk weighting assets, bankers should be ready with their own strategic response.
The potential threats to be warded off via vendor risk management are more extensive than most bankers realize.
As the Department of Labor increases its enforcement of wage and hour regulations, banks need to devote more attention to workforce compliance risk.
The importance of key vendor relationships requires that banks monitor their vendor’s business activities and environment as closely as their own.