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CoNetrix Releases tandem Information Asset Risk Assessment Online Software

May 21, 2013

The new Information Asset Risk Assessment offers financial institutions the ability to manage information assets and conduct specific risk assessments in accordance with information security regulatory guidance.

Lubbock, TX (PRWEB) May 21, 2013

CoNetrix, the leading information security and technology solutions provider for financial institutions, announces the expansion of its tandem Risk Assessment to include Information Asset Risk Assessments. As part of the tandem Security and Compliance online software suite, the Information Asset Risk Assessment portion provides templates to assist in quantifying the likelihood and potential damage of threats to various individual assets belonging to financial institutions.

The tandem Risk Assessment includes two components: Information Security Risk Assessment and Information Asset Risk Assessments. The Information Security Risk Assessment is threat-based and includes a step-by-step process with a questionnaire designed to provide recommended risk levels for more than 60 pre-defined threats to financial institutions. The Information Security Risk Assessment was developed to help banks and credit unions complete their annually required Information Security Risk Assessments per GLBA.

The new Information Asset Risk Assessment offers the ability to manage information assets and conduct specific risk assessments against these assets. The software module offers asset specific risk assessment types (which act as templates for different assets); data type management to manage data classification and document which assets house various data types; and a threat management component to manage controls, compliance, impact, and guidance associated with identified threats.

CoNetrix security professionals have designed tandem software using guidance from the FFIEC, FDIC, OCC, Federal Reserve, NCUA, and CFPB. The web-based risk assessment software follows a multi-step process with downloadable documents in Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF formats.

About tandem Security and Compliance Software: tandem was the first comprehensive online Information Security Program software solution designed to help financial institutions create and maintain a complete program to comply with GLBA and the Interagency Guidelines Establishing Information Security Standards. While tandem was designed as a complete solution from the ground up, it was fashioned into modules which allow for versatility. The modules include risk assessment, policies, vendor management, business continuity plan, identity theft prevention program, internet banking security program, and compliance calendar. Today, tandem serves more than 600 financial institutions, with over 11,000 active users in over 45 states.

About CoNetrix: CoNetrix is a full-service technology consulting, security and compliance firm with roots dating back to 1977. Founded in Lubbock, Texas, CoNetrix now serves customers across the U.S., providing a variety of technology and security solutions, including online security and compliance software, IT audits, security vulnerability testing, risk management, technology consulting, cloud hosting, and managed services. Security is designed into all of its offerings, from its software to its consulting services. CoNetrix specifically serves financial institutions — such as banks, savings associations, credit unions, and trust companies — as well as enterprises requiring a high level of security in their operations.

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