Risk Update

ILTA Sessions Recordings of Note — Client Security Audits, ISO 27001 Certification, Data Privacy and Information Governance

For those of you, like your intrepid editor, who did not make it to the land of Disney the other week for the annual ILTA conference, I’m pleased to present several session recordings that caught my that, which those folks have been kind enough to post online.

Client Security Audits: I Get Them All the Time. How Can I Make Responding to Them Easier?

  • Client security audits can be overwhelming and time consuming. Join us as we share best practices and methods to help manage client demands and how to leverage your client’s concerns to gain internal buy-in for enforcing optimal security changes in your organization.
  • Takeaways:
    • More efficient and effective ways to respond to client audits
    • Learn what clients are really looking for in audits
    • Identify what questions you can say no to in an audit
    • Learn the current trends in client audits

Data Privacy – Everyone’s Getting In On It – Privacy From Europe to California and Beyond

  • HIPAA, DFS, GDPR…data privacy regulations keep evolving. The implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is next on the horizon. Other states and the federal government are also considering similar laws.
  • How will your existing procedures need to be revised in order to comply with the latest regulations? What lessons learned from other data privacy requirements can be applied as you navigate the ever changing landscape?
  • Takeaways:
    • What do I have to do to prepare for the future?
    • What has been effective in the past that will help in the future?

Landscape of Information Governance for Small Firms

  • As the number of requirements from clients and regulatory agencies increase, the need for an Information Governance program is becoming more important in firms of all sizes. In this session we will discuss how you can develop and implement a program that is right-sized for you.
  • Areas of discussion –
    • What is information governance?
    • Who is responsible for managing the availability, usability and security within the firm?
    • Developing a program for managing data
    • How can technology assist?
    • Pain points
    • Managing change within the firm
  • Takeaways:
    • Tips and tricks for doing simple things that make a difference
    • How to argue for more resources in this area
    • How to manage with no resources
    • How to convince firm that IG is important
    • How and what can be outsourced here?
    • How do you determine what is required?
    • What are the big firms doing that you can implement?
    • How do you get started?

Hidden Benefits of ISO Certification

  • In this session you will learn the hidden benefits of becoming ISO certified. We’ll discuss how becoming ISO certified has helped firms clean up their own internal processes and apply the ISO methodologies to other areas of IT. We’ll also discuss how having the certification has helped firms with client audits and talk to other areas where they have gotten a return on their investment in the certification.
  • Takeaways:
    • Improving internal processes/policies
    • Benefits to BD/Marketing
    • Identifying cost-free improvements
    • Return on investment