CAT & ACET ASSESSMENTS
FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool & Automated Cybersecurity Examination Tool
2015 - CATThe Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) developed the Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT Assessment) to help institutions identify their risks and determine their cybersecurity preparedness.
2017 - ACETThe Credit Union National Association (CUNA) released the Automated Cybersecurity Examination Tool (ACET) to mirror the FFIEC’s CAT. Just like the FFIEC’s Tool, ACET IT assessments consist of two parts: the Inherent Risk Profile and the Cybersecurity Maturity level.
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These assessments are intended to provide repeatable and measurable processes for financial institutions to measure their cybersecurity preparedness. However, completing these assessments can be challenging and time-consuming, especially when conducting them for the first time.