Financial Services

Data is the lifeblood of the financial industry, and financial institutions must be proactive when it comes to addressing the risk it poses to their business, customers, and reputation.
Mobile Banking

Cyber Risk and the Financial Industry

Mobile devices have become the new banking standard, massive quantities of customer data are being stored and accessed in the cloud, websites are replacing brick-and-mortar locations, and new compliance mandates are putting increased pressure on financial services companies to maintain world-class data risk management programs. Focal Point’s risk management services allow financial services companies to improve IT capabilities, manage risk, and drive profitability through greater efficiency.

Solving Your Biggest Challenges

We understand the complex operational, compliance, and IT risks inherent to the financial services industry and have built a suite of services to help you solve your toughest risk management challenges.

Cyber Strategy

Our cyber strategy assessment helps you get a 360˚ view of your cyber program and identify opportunities for improvement. Beyond our assessment, our team can help you implement changes to your program.

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01 Maturity Assessment
02 Cloud Security
03 Crown Jewels Assessment

Cyber Workforce Development

Your cyber defenses are only as strong as your cyber team. Our cyber workforce development program helps you strengthen you team's cyber skills and puts them on a path to success.

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01 Program Development
02 Skills Training
03 SOC Baselining

Identity Governance

Many financial institutions are responsible for managing access for employees, third-parties, and customers. Focal Point helps you modernize your IAM program, covering your identity, access, and provisioning needs.

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01 System Implementation
02 Privileged Remote Access
03 Managed Services

Penetration Testing

Financial services companies are extremely valuable targets for attackers, so your cyber defenses must be cutting edge. Focal Point's pen testing services help you test and strengthen your defenses.

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01 Network Security
02 Application Security
03 Social Engineering

Privacy Assessments

Whether you're a bank, credit card provider, or national insurer, your organization is responsible for millions of customers' critical data. Focal Point can help you build policies and processes to protect this data.

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01 Gap Analysis
02 Roadmap Development
03 Ongoing Support

Internal Audit

Focal Point's audit services evaluate your operational policies and procedures at the corporate and branch levels, helping you identify inefficiencies, gaps in compliance, and opportunities to streamline processes.

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01 IT Audit
02 Fraud Audit
03 SOX Compliance
Featured Case Study

Leveraging IAM for Compliance

Focal Point led the implementation and integration of SailPoint IdentityIQ to help a financial services company meet its a quarterly SOX certification. The U.S.-based business has more than 12,000 users across 41 countries.

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Week Timeline
Focal Point completed this implementation in just 2 months.
40
Applications/Components
The scope for this global implementation.

Different from the Rest

At Focal Point, we take a different approach to managing data risk.

Financial Services Expertise

Focal Point has worked with some of the largest financial institutions in the world - from national banks to international credit card companies to the top insurance agencies - for almost 15 years.

Innovative Services

Focal Point's experts specialize in understanding emerging threats, new attack vectors, and innovative solutions to help you build smarter, better cyber defenses.

Compliance Experts

Focal Point specializes in industry regulations like GLBA and 23 NYCRR 500 as well as leading privacy and security standards like the GDPR, CCPA, and ISO 27001, helping you streamline compliance.
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