Digital Edge Accelerates Compliance Management Process with Pure Finance Group, reducing in-house time by 60%
Pure Finance Group, an indirect home improvement lender based in Laurel, Maryland. recent engaged New York based Digital Edge to help them comply with the Graham-Leach Bliley Act. GLBA requires companies that offer consumers financial products or services like loans, financial or investment advice, or insurance to explain their information sharing practices to their customers and to safeguard sensitive data.
For a company with general help desk oriented IT, it is a daunting challenge to assess how information be classified, and to establish risk analysis and technological procedural controls quickly. The management team at Pure Finance Group assessed that they would need both a strategy and an overall adoption of technology and processes required by the law. They also agreed that it would take approximately 3 months. As a next step, they needed to identify a firm that had the expertise in cybersecurity, compliance and operations who could offer guidance and streamline the process for them.
Pure Financial decided to engage Digital Edge first for an internal audit to understand better the challenges and then create an overarching adoption plan. Digital Edge’s legal team provided the law and control applicability analysis while the cybersecurity team created a plan of technology controls implementation. By leveraging the tools and resources that Digital Edge brought to the project, Pure Finance Group revealed a 60% saving in time and overall completion of project was cut in half.
“We engaged Digital Edge (“DE”) in the assistance of this very important compliance project. The turnaround time on the project was very short. As soon as we engaged them, their Team of experts quickly responded, and the project was underway. They took the time to thoroughly explain what was needed, promptly completed the necessary tasks to complete the project and provide us with the information we needed to meet our deadline. Michael, Keith, and the rest of the Team were very professional, knowledgeable, and committed to helping us meet our deadline. Pure Finance Group would consider using Digital Edge for future projects.” Says HJ Snead, Director of Compliance and Risk
The overall implementation and preparation of the documentation including information, classification, risk analysis, policies and procedures as well as the internal audit took 8 weeks. Following completion of the project, the package was submitted to the state and approved within a few days after the submission.
This success story underscores the value of a responsive, integrated approach to cybersecurity, compliance, and operations providing companies in the Financial Services sector with a vital “License to Operate amid the ever-changing regulatory landscape.
FinTech Solution: Digital Edge Unveils NYS DFS 500 Compliance Service on AWS
New York City - September 05, 2023 - Digital Edge responds to the dynamic regulatory landscape with its NYS DFS 500 compliance service on AWS, addressing the intricate mandates set by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYS DFS). The NYS DFS 500 regulation imposes rigorous cybersecurity standards on financial institutions to safeguard sensitive data and operational integrity.
Crafted meticulously by Digital Edge's in-house compliance and cybersecurity legal experts, the NYS DFS 500 compliance service aligns seamlessly with the unique challenges faced by financial organizations. The integration of cloud services, cybersecurity, and compliance into a unified strategy empowers businesses to navigate NYS DFS regulations effectively.
"Our commitment to staying ahead of regulations and cybersecurity best practices led us to develop the NYS DFS 500 compliance service on the robust AWS platform," remarked Michael Petrov, CEO, Digital Edge. "This underscores our dedication to enhancing security while fulfilling regulatory requirements."
The NYS DFS 500 compliance service simplifies compliance attainment and maintenance, offering a comprehensive framework covering risk assessment, data protection, incident response, and ongoing monitoring. Leveraging AWS's advanced infrastructure, Digital Edge guarantees clients unmatched reliability, scalability, and security.
Digital Edge's holistic approach optimizes cost management and vendor relationships, allowing financial institutions to concentrate on core objectives. The launch of the NYS DFS 500 compliance service on AWS reinforces Digital Edge's commitment to transforming the financial industry by safeguarding operations and delivering unparalleled value.
For details on Digital Edge's NYS DFS 500 compliance service and its broader FinTech solutions, visit www.digitaledge.net.
About Digital Edge:
Digital Edge pioneers tailored cloud, cybersecurity, and compliance solutions for the FinTech and financial services sector. Armed with industry expertise, an in-house compliance team, and cybersecurity legal specialists, Digital Edge empowers clients to operate securely and compliantly. Through its comprehensive approach, Digital Edge helps clients navigate evolving cybersecurity challenges and enhance their market presence, driving the transformation of the financial industry.
For more, visit www.digitaledge.net
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Digital Edge’s NYS DFS 500 Financial Services Security and Compliance Framework includes our DFS Reference Architecture which specifically guides customers in their AWS deployments and addresses the new requirements that have become a part of the NYS DFS 500 Law.
The current cybersecurity laws and regulations landscape is complex and burdensome. Public cloud providers are trying to help automate and offload the weight of program implementation but there is still a long way to go.
New York State DFS introduced its 23 NYCRR 500 regulation that requires implementation of cybersecurity requirements for all covered entities.
Digital Edge’s team, backed by our legal, cybersecurity and heavy AWS expertise has analyzed DFS requirements and possible AWS implementation automation suggestions.
Download the DFS 500 PDF with highlights and comments that include the joint work of our team.
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