Our IT Risk Assessment is an innovative and in-depth evaluation identifying risks associated with your financial institution’s current security posture. This assessment allows you to remediate issues quickly and protect the critical systems and valuable data you rely upon to operate. It's also a smart way to AVOID costly fines by helping you prepare for your examiner's next visit.


We set ourselves apart with our exceptional, in-depth auditing, dedicated security focus, ongoing support, and best-in-class deliverables.

Our methodology employs the key auditing standards of NIST (National Institute of Standards), as well as the widely accepted common compliance standards of GLBA and NCUA.

Our highly expert auditors will conduct your IT Risk Assessment remotely, except for engagements with an onsite component included in the scope. Questionnaires, inquiry with management, and inspection of collected documentation (e.g., policies, procedures, system configurations, training materials, audit logs, and screen shots) will be the primary method of testing used to determine compliance with administrative, physical, and technical GLBA or NCUA safeguards.


Customizable IT Risk Assessment Options

  • Natural & Man-Made Threats
  • Physical & Administrative Security
  • Cyber Security
  • eCommerce
  • Physical Security for Additional Locations


As a result of our exhaustive approach, our security audits uncover our clients’ true present-day risk, much to their satisfaction:

  • 85%

    of the time, regardless of prior audit, BAI reveals serious, previously undetected issues in new client environments.

  • 100%

    of recently surveyed clients rate the “Depth” and “Comprehensiveness” of their BAI Security audit as “Excellent.”

  • 100%

    of recently surveyed clients rate our Auditors' & Account Executives' “Knowledge, Communication, Responsiveness, Follow Up, & Professionalism" as “Excellent.”

  • 100%

    of recently surveyed clients rate the "Quality & Value" of BAI's Deliverables as “Excellent.”

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The purpose of an IT Risk Assessment is to provide a holistic summary of the risks that impact the information systems and data that your organization relies upon to operate.

With the type of in-depth assessment that BAI conducts, you can take quick action with our custom remediation recommendations to reduce risk and ensure success in your next compliance audit. (Avoiding fines sounds good, right?!)

The objective of our engagement an IT Risk Assessment is to perform a review of threats and risk associated with the operations of your financial institution. To accomplish this objective, BAI Security conducts a thorough and accurate assessment of the potential risks and vulnerabilities to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your institution’s assets and core processes. Completion of BAI Security’s assessment provides significant insight into potential problem areas, as well as specific and prioritized recommendations for remediation.

BAI Security’s IT Risk Assessment utilizes a methodology based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-30, Risk Management Guide for Information Technology Systems (NIST SP 800-30). The assessment also incorporates the widely accepted common compliance standards of GLBA and NCUA.

Scoping options include: Natural & Man-Made Threats, Physical and Administrative Security, Cyber Security, eCommerce, and Physical Security Review for Additional Locations.