OCC BULLETIN 2015-44
Subject: FFIEC Information Technology Examination Handbook
Date: November 10, 2015
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks, Federal Branches and Agencies, and Federal Savings Associations; Technology Service Providers; Department and Division Heads; All Examining Personnel; and Other Interested Parties
Description: Revised Management Booklet
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has revised the “Management” booklet of the FFIEC Information Technology Examination Handbook (IT Handbook). The “Management” booklet is one of 11 that make up the IT Handbook. The revised “Management” booklet provides guidance to examiners and outlines the principles of governance and risk management as they relate to IT.
The “Management” booklet outlines the principles of sound governance and, more specifically, information technology (IT) governance. The booklet explains how IT risk management (ITRM) relates to enterprise-wide risk management and governance. The updated examination procedures in the booklet assist examiners in evaluating the following:
Other relevant changes include:
Contact Kevin Greenfield, Director, Bank Information Technology, at (202) 649-6340.
Bethany A. Dugan