Foreign banking organization operating in NYC

A foreign banking organization was looking to strengthen their cybersecurity program to improve resilience and comply with US regulatory mandates (NYS DFS 23NYCRR 500).

A top-down approach was leveraged to assess business risks of a cyber event by identifying top threats and loss event scenarios Non-Public information (NPI) usage at the organization was then recorded. This was followed by reviewing applicable cybersecurity controls for design and operating effectiveness to determine the path of remediation initiatives required to fulfill regulatory requirements and reach the client’s target risk profile.
An enterprise-wide cybersecurity program was built out to align with industry leading practices and frameworks and increased the client’s cyber resilience through enhancements in management oversight, operational processes and technology.


  • Insight into Non-Public information (NPI) usage at the organization
  • Alignment on cyber risk scenarios relevant across the different functional units
  • Improved security posture through an actionable remediation roadmap
  • Improved business continuity
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements

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