JANUARY 20, 2017
Friday Hot Links: The ABCs (Assurance, Branches and Cybersecurity)
By Mark Loehrke, Editor, Financial Managers Society
Looking to read something other than inauguration news and analysis today? Check out these three pieces, which not only cover several topics of interest to community institutions, but best of all, feature nary a mention of Washington, parades or swearing of any kind.
Follow the map
If your institution seems to have trouble herding the many cats with their paws in various aspects of governance, risk and control, an assurance map
may just be the tool you never knew you needed. This is a good read for anyone involved in ERM at their institutions, or those who aspire to be.
The crystal ball on branches
Opinions on the future of branches are like belly buttons – everybody has one, and most would be better off not seeing the light of day. But as often far-fetched, hyperventilating and contradictory as they may be, branch prediction stories
are nevertheless the banking industry’s version of cute animal videos – the irresistible stuff of which late Friday afternoons are made.
Scary top five
There’s nothing like easing into a relaxing weekend with a list of the top five cyberthreats
facing your business.