Industries - Higher Education
Information Security and Compliance Software for Colleges & Universities
Institutions of higher education (IHEs) are expected to develop an information security program to protect the personal information of their students. Creating a cybersecurity program which meets the regulatory requirements can be a challenge without the right resources. Tandem is here to help.
Tandem is a web-based solution which makes it easy to create and manage the components of the school's information security program.
The Tandem governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) software was built specifically for financial institutions, including colleges and universities, to help increase security, stay in compliance with FTC regulations and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA).
The Tandem suite includes Business Continuity Planning, Vendor Management, Incident Management, Risk Assessment, Policies, and more. Each product integrates seamlessly to provide full coverage for your institution.
Tandem was created to help colleges and universities enhance their security, while staying in compliance, reducing costs, and saving time through the automation of cybersecurity processes.
Tandem tracks and implements changes to our suite of products in accordance with information security regulations and guidance which apply to IHEs. This means, you can partner with us to help ensure your cybersecurity program stays up to date.
Our software helps you maintain compliance with the following sources of regulatory guidance for colleges and universities.
- Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
- Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information
- Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) IT Examination Booklets
- Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Alerts and Tips
- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Publications
Review visual representations of your identity theft prevention program on a dashboard.
Evaluate useful insights into your red flags risk assessment, as well as a series of reports, designed to ensure your program does not contain any missing or incomplete data.
Use more than 30 flexible reports to increase visibility into your vendor relationships and identify gaps in your vendor oversight program.
Based on the data stored in Tandem's central database, these reports provide accurate and efficient details about your vendor contracts, documents, and reviews. Get equipped you with the data you need to make informed decisions.
Gain full insight into your upcoming and past due oversight events through a calendar view, reports, and customizable email reminders.
Ensure responsible parties are aware of events such as contract expirations, termination notices, document expirations, and scheduled reviews.
Effortlessly generate consistent and professional documents on the fly to share with your executive team, board of directors, auditors, and examiners. These customizable documents are available in Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF formats.
Access your BCP documents, employee list, and vendor contact information from mobile devices. Easily send employee alert messages from your mobile device.
Tandem's entire suite of SaaS products are design specifically to help banks with limited resources, improve their information security, stay in compliance, and lower overhead costs.
Conduct and respond to audits through a unique framework designed to help you manage, track, and report on the results.
Business Continuity Planning
Define and outline plans and procedures to effectively manage bank operations before, during, and after a disaster.
Identify, schedule, and track important bank compliance projects and deadlines, such as reporting, audits, training, and operations.
Complete and report on the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool using a streamlined framework. Report your growth plan and peer comparison data to management.
Identity Theft Prevention
Create your Identity Theft Prevention Program document, along with customizable employee training for Identity Theft Red Flags.
Prepare for security incidents by developing an incident response plan. When incidents do occur, track and document them throughout your incident handling process.
Test and train your employees to recognize and avoid social engineering attacks by sending simulated phishing emails.
Create and maintain your enterprise-wide policies in Tandem. Use our Information Security Policies set, tailored for your college or university through a multiple-choice questionnaire.
Perform an information security risk assessment, as well as individual information asset risk assessments with our easy-to-follow format in Tandem.
Social Media Management
Develop and maintain a social media risk management program. Publish posts securely by adding your accounts and creating a review process for authoring, scheduling, and approving posts.