Rivial’s Cybersecurity blog

The Savvy CISO

Cybersecurity management insights, tips, and trends for security leaders, CISOs, vCISOs, and MSSPs who want to work smarter, not harder.

NIST CSF 2.0 - breakdown for Credit Unions

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NIST CSF 2.0: Breakdown and Key Updates for Financial Institutions

Originally launched in 2014 and updated in 2018. NIST CSF 2.0 (released in February 2024) builds on ten years of cybersecurity progress. It expands from critical infrastructure to all industry sectors, organization sizes, and cybersecurity expertise...

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Unlocking Budget With Quantitative Risk Assessments

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Unlocking Budget With Quantitative Risk Assessments

Year after year, the responsibilities of security leaders seem to grow. They must develop and implement security policies, train their organization...

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ASSESSING CYBER INSURANCE FOR BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS

Cyber insurance can't fully shield your organization from cybercrime, but it can help keep your business operations going if there's a major security...

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NCUA & FDIC requirements to manage third party vendors

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FDIC and NCUA Vendor Management Requirements

The NCUA and FDIC requirements for managing third-party relationships (a.k.a. vendors) are pretty straightforward. However, the problem with...

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Rivials Cybersecurity Trends in 2024

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TOP CYBERSECURITY TRENDS FOR 2024

2023 was another year of headline-garnering cyberattacks that ravaged industries across the board, captured global attention, and left a distinct...

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Developing An Effective Cybersecurity Program: Financial Institutions

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Developing An Effective Cybersecurity Program: Financial Institutions

With trust and reputation at the cornerstone of any financial institution, how is your cybersecurity team navigating an ever-changing risk and...

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 reporting cyber incident within 72 hours

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INCIDENT REPORTING: NCUA'S 72-HOUR RULE

National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) recent policy on reporting Cyber Incidents went into effect September 1, 2023, and now requires all...

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8 Ways to Prevent Malware Attacks in 2024

It is said that "The best defense is a good offense." This idea has been applied to everything from sporting events to military combat. It’s also a...

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NIST Blog Logo

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NIST Vendor Security Framework 101: A Comprehensive Guide

Security leaders must take every measure to protect their sensitive data. While their internal security practices are crucial, they also need to...

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