William Nellis

Business Transformation Systems Engineer

I'm a business solutions architect helping financial companies navigate their digital transitions. I have been in the industry for over 25 years helping the largest financials maximize their returns on investment through focusing on the people, process, and technology.


April 2, 2024


Prioritizing risk based vulnerability compliance for Financial Institutions

4 min read

Discover how Cisco Vulnerability Management is transforming cybersecurity for financial firms, significantly cutting down high-risk vulnerabilities.

February 20, 2024


Meeting Financial Regulatory Requirements with Duo Multi-Factor Authentication

2 min read

With its ease of integration and adherence to standards-based protocols, Duo has become the go-to MFA platform for thousands of financial institutions, ensuring that the security of their systems does not impede accessibility nor compromise the user experience.

January 23, 2024


Pervasive Ransomware Visibility on Existing Infrastructure: How Cisco Secure Network Analytics Helps

4 min read

With cyber security attacks in FSI on the rise the pressure is on to detect, contain, and defend against breaches as they occur. A tool that has immense potential in protecting because of inherent support existing infrastructure is Cisco's Secure Network Analytics.

October 18, 2023


Protecting against Ransomware, how Cisco Umbrella can help meet 2022 FFIEC Regulatory Update

3 min read

Ransomware is a key focus for regulatory bodies, like the FFIEC, in adapting to the new cyber security environments. See why Cisco Umbrella is a recommendation for a protective DNS service.

Using Cisco Controllers to Meet Financial Regulatory Requirements

6 min read

How financial institutions use Cisco technologies to help meet regulatory requirements can be fundamental to the diverse technology needs seen across an IT organization's span of control. See how some capabilities within certain controllers can help solve the challenges faced within their respective domains.

January 24, 2023


Using Technology to Meet Asset Management Requirements for FFIEC Regulations

5 min read

There are several ways that tooling and automation can be used to satisfy FFIEC Operations' asset management requirements. Here, we cover two different approaches to managing assets: an enterprise-ready, multivendor cross-architecture solution and an example of functional code using APIs across existing Cisco controller solutions.

November 16, 2022


Using APIs to create a Multidomain Inventory for Asset Management

5 min read

IT Administrators are tasked with knowing and securing all of their IT infrastructure. Any single tool needs to fit into a framework capable of managing multiple operating systems and vendor implementations. See how this can be done practically using functional, easy-to-use code that can create a single asset management table.

October 4, 2022


The FFIEC’s Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operations book

11 min read

In the third part of the series on the FFIEC regulations read a thorough yet high level summary of the Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operations (AIO) booklet. This booklet focuses on enterprise-wide, process-oriented approaches that relate to the design of technology within the overall business structure.

August 9, 2022


FFIEC Cybersecurity Maturity Assessment Tool

5 min read

The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool and derivative can help companies' operations. We break it down to assist your IT Architects manage cybersecurity financial regulations.

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