WolfPAC Integrated Risk Management Blog

Join WolfPAC at the VBA Protect Event!

On May 2nd, the Virginia Bankers Association will be hosting the VBA Protect event at the Williamsburg Lodge in Colonial Williamsburg, VA. The three day conference will be filled with Enterprise Risk Management topics split into four main tracks:

  • ERM
  • Operations and Technology Risk
  • Security
  • Compliance

This conference is specifically geared toward bank security, compliance, ERM, operations, and technology professionals that could benefit from industry leading experts sharing best practices from the industry.

Mike Cohn, Director of WolfPAC Integrated Risk Management will be speaking on Wednesday, May 2nd at 1pm. His session, "ERM's Role in the 3 Lines of Defense" will help outline the ways that your branch managers, risk officers, and board have an impact on your risk management program, and how to utilize your assessment results to inform activities each of the three lines of defense will perform. 

WolfPAC is also proud to be sponsoring the VBA Protect event! If you would like to learn more about the agenda, location, or how to register, head over to the VBA Protect event page

Not going to make it to Williamsburg? We can still answer any questions you might have about your risk management program and how to strengthen your organization and meet your strategic goals. Contact us to get a free consultation with one of our experts!


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| Author Stephanie Vogel, tagged in Enterprise Risk Management, ERM

We're Speaking at the Vizo Financial's Risk Management Conference!

On April 18, Vizo financial will be in Hershey, PA hosting a risk management conference focused heavily on cybersecurity, 3rd party, and compliance risk topics that every risk manager can find useful. This 3 day event has 10 speakers that focus on specific compliance requirements and best practices that risk managers can utilize in their organizations.

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| Author Stephanie Vogel, tagged in Cybersecurity, Business Continuity, Business Continuity Planning, Vendor Management, Vendor Risk

6 Tips to Help Your Team Complete Their WolfPAC IT Risk Assessments

Your IT risk assessments are some of the most time consuming from your entire Enterprise Risk Management program. You probably have dozens, or hundreds of technologies that your organization uses, and you need to find a way to view your technology risk holistically, but through a thorough understanding of each one individually. Here are 6 things you can do in tandem with our new IT Risk software to make your risk assessment process efficient and effective.

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| Author Ava Lucivero, tagged in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, IT Risk Assessment, IT Risk

Protecting Your Strategic Risk

A little over 10 years ago the recession was developing with a burst of the residential mortgage bubble. Today, cyber risk has reached the level of global warfare, BSA and AML compliance remains a challenge, and third party risk continues to increase as we expand outsourcing. These and other areas can threaten and disrupt the strategic plans of the institution. While attending the 2018 ABA Risk Management conference I thought to share a few ways to protect your business strategy within your ERM program.

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| Author Mike Cohn, tagged in Enterprise Risk Management, ERM, Risk Management, Risk Governance

How to Help Your Team Move Through Projects Faster

Everyone has, at some point, told themselves “this is not a good time for _____”. Sometimes we fill in that blank like “this is not a good time to take on a new project, I have too much going on”. As an implementation manger here at WolfPAC, I hear this a lot, but is there ever really a good time to take on something new?

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| Author Randy Marsicano, tagged in Enterprise Risk Management, ERM, Risk Management

Have You Asked These 3 Questions To Your ERM Software Provider?

You know a strong Enterprise Risk Management program is an integral part of making smart and safe decisions in your organization. This might mean that your business has invested in an Enterprise Risk Management software to help organize your program and create efficiencies around Vendor Management, Business Continuity Planning, Regulatory Compliance, and Information Technology risks you face every day. 

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| Author Mike Cohn, tagged in Enterprise Risk Management, ERM

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