Cybersecurity for Financial Institutions

Securing the Backbone of the Global Economy

Financial organizations are responsible for managing services that shape the global economy. You can't deliver these services without storing sensitive financial information, a reality which persistent and evolving cyber threat actors seek to exploit. As a result, financial service providers must consistently protect customer financial information not only from external attackers, but  also malicious insiders.

Data protection isn't the only cybersecurity challenge confronting financial organizations. You must navigate complex and stringent regulatory requirements while seeking to adopt new technologies. You also need to manage cybersecurity risks associated with third-party vendors, develop strategies to prevent financial fraud, and ensure availability of service in the face of security incidents. All of these efforts necessitate that financial organizations allocate resources for effective cybersecurity measures on an ongoing basis.

Overview

Securing the Backbone of the Global Economy

Financial organizations are responsible for managing services that shape the global economy. You can't deliver these services without storing sensitive financial information, a reality which persistent and evolving cyber threat actors seek to exploit. As a result, financial service providers must consistently protect customer financial information not only from external attackers, but  also malicious insiders.

Data protection isn't the only cybersecurity challenge confronting financial organizations. You must navigate complex and stringent regulatory requirements while seeking to adopt new technologies. You also need to manage cybersecurity risks associated with third-party vendors, develop strategies to prevent financial fraud, and ensure availability of service in the face of security incidents. All of these efforts necessitate that financial organizations allocate resources for effective cybersecurity measures on an ongoing basis.

Solutions

To maintain the safety of financial transactions, client data, and operations, ground cybersecurity program in proven security best practices

Available to All Public Financial Institutions

Security Best Practices for Securing Systems

Systems don't come secure out-of-the-box, but the CIS Benchmarks remove the guesswork from safeguarding systems against today's evolving cyber threats.

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Review Proven Security Best Practices

Creating a cybersecurity program can be daunting, but with the help of the CIS Critical Security Controls®  organizations can get the guidance they need to achieve essential cyber hygiene and beyond.
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Comply with Multiple Security Frameworks

Explore the CIS Controls Navigator to see how the Controls map to other industry frameworks and help you with your compliance obligations.

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Assess and Implement Security Controls

Empower your organization with the CIS Controls Self Assessment Tool (CSAT).This tool is frequently utilized by your peers to enhance cybersecurity readiness and demonstrate compliance.

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Understand Risk and Prioritize Cybersecurity

Enhance your risk management strategy with CIS RAM, a powerful tool designed to fortify your cybersecurity posture.

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Take Control Amid Ransomware Challenges

Empower your organization against ransomware threats with the Business Impact Analysis Tool.

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Security Best Practices for Securing Systems

Systems don't come secure out-of-the-box, but theCIS BenchmarksTM remove the guesswork from safeguarding systems against today's evolving cyber threats.

Download prescriptive configuration recommendations

 

Extra Security in the Cloud

Meeting compliance requirements while working in the cloud is easy using  CIS Hardened Images®, which are configured according to CIS Benchmark recommendations, which are aligned with major security and data privacy frameworks including National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), among others.

Check the availability of CIS Hardened Images on all major cloud service providers (CSPs).

 

Tools and Resources to Help You Start Secure and Stay Secure

CIS SecureSuite includes integrated cybersecurity tools and resources that help your finance organization implement CIS's community-developed security best practices for securing systems and data.

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