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For over 60 years, our knowledgeable and experienced team of CPAs and business consultants have been serving individuals and businesses in Western New York and around the nation.

New York State Department of Finance

Will you be ready by September 1?

In just over 5 months, Financial Institutions and Insurance Companies that meet the DFS Guidelines will need to be in compliance with 23 NYCRR 500 as described by the New York State Department of Financial Services. In practical terms any regulation focusing on Cyber Security presents challenges to organizations of all shapes and sizes. As CEO’s, CFO’s, CISO’s, CIO’s and IT Directors come to grips with this new reality, EFPR Group is here to guide you through the process.
EFPR Group is available to consult for clients to assist them in meeting the proposed DFS Cyber Regulations:
  1. Design, document and manage a Cyber Security Program
  2. Create Cyber Security Policies
  3. Business Continuity Planning
  4. Train their Chief Information Security Officer
  5. Prepare the Annual CISO report
  6. Manage the Annual Penetration Tests and 2 required Vulnerability Tests
  7. Create process for management of an Audit Trail and Logging
  8. Conduct the Risk Assessment
  9. Develop, Train Personnel, and Test The Cyber Security Incident Response Plan
  10. Assist with writing the Notices to Superintendent when events are possibly going to affect the assets of the organization
  11. Create 3rd party and vendor programs
  12. Audit 3rd parties and vendors

Michael C. Redmond, Lead Strategic Consultant in the IT Consulting Division, will be speaking at the New York Compliance Online Banking Summit 2017 Conference, focused on Risk Management and Data Security.  The conference will be April 27 and 28 in New York City. She will be speaking on the timely topic of DFS Cyber Requirements. 

Can’t make it to NYC? Michael will also be hosting Coffee Break Sessions here in Rochester, NY. On April 24th from 9:00-10:00 AM she will be discuss what the new regulations mean from a Business Continuity standpoint and April 25th from 9:00-10:00 AM she will dig deep into the new DFS Regulations  from a Cyber Security perspective. Don’t get left in the cold. Come get a cup of coffee and gain insight into how proper Cyber Planning will prevent irreparable damage to your business.


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