HENWAY Systems has a wide range of expertise in bank backroom and IT operations and
with the IBM iSeries (AS/400) which allows us to offer the many different
services listed below. If you don't find what you are looking for, send us an
email and we will let you know if we can help or we can steer you in
the direction of someone who can.
"Operational Review" is a broad term that we use to include a
variety of services. This might include a "Needs Analysis", Process
Improvement and Efficiency Study, and/or a Software Utilization Study to see
how well you are utilizing your existing systems. Some of our clients have
even asked us to analyze their IT expenses for areas where they might be
spending too much.
Check Image Evaluation & Implementation
We can help evaluate check image systems, set up marketing
and implementation programs for check imaging and/or help with the implementation of CAR and
Power Encode. We have even helped clients redesign their documents to make
them more CAR "friendly" and improve their CAR read rates.
Business Impact Analysis and Risk Assessment
Many of our clients need help and guidance with their Business Impact
Analysis and Risk Assessment. We can help guide your organization
through this process.
Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
We can work with you to review existing DR plans and if needed
develop, implement and test Business Continuity Plans (BCP) to help recover your backroom operations, check
processing operation and data processing operations.
Two Factor Authentication
Under the new FFIEC guidelines, any financial institution that offers
electronic banking products must perform a Risk Analysis of these services
with an eye toward have two factor authentication for high-risk services by
December 31, 2006. We can help you step through this process and get
your institution on track to meet the mandated deadline.
We can perform IT reviews to help evaluate your operations and to
help prepare you for IT examinations and external IT audits. We also
offer penetration analysis, network audits and vulnerability assessments to
cover all your security concerns.
Vendor and Systems Evaluation
We can help you perform the due diligence that is necessary to
evaluate and choose a new system. Whether you are looking for a complete core processing
system or a new report archival system. We have a proven method for guiding
you through the evaluations so that you get the answers you need. We can also provide guidance in the
negotiation phase as well helping you to develop service levels for your
vendors to meet.
Branch or Merchant Capture
Are you thinking about implementing branch capture or merchant capture
but are not sure how to proceed? Let us help you analyze your
situation and develop a plan for implementing a solution that is right for
you. We can also help you create the policies and procedures that necessary
when implementing a Merchant Capture program.
Policies and Procedures
We can help whip your policies and procedures in shape. Our
services range from reviewing your policies all the way to helping to
develop and write policies and procedures for your institution.
High Availability Solutions
We can help you evaluate and implement a high availability solution for
your iSeries (AS/400). We have developed and implemented a high availability
solution for a major outsourcing vendor to financial institutions.
Penetration Tests and PC Audits
Banks are well aware of the need to conduct regular penetration tests
from both inside and outside your network. We use a product from
Internet Security Systems to probe your network. We can run an audit program
over your network that will look at every PC and device attached to the
network and collect important information about each device, such as
attached hardware i.e. modems or what operating system they are running and
the current level of that OS. Your auditors and examiners will love the
reports we give you.
"Sounding Board" Services
Some of our customers want to use us as a "sounding board" for issues,
questions and problems that arise. For these customers, we offer a
monthly package of 5 or 10 hours of time that the institution can use anyway
Some institutions have asked us to go a little further and provide them
a full vulnerability assessment of their operations. The vulnerability
assessment involves looking at your policies and procedures as well as
you physical and logical security along with a penetration test and PC
Check 21 Planning
Having been heavily involved with implementing a Check 21 strategy
in his previous position, Justin Hewlett can help you cut through the hype
to develop a strategy that is right for your organization. Many
financial institutions are not sure what to do about Check 21 or how it will
affect them. We can provide the training and guidance to get your
Check 21 project kicked off.
If you would like more information about any of these services, please
fill out the information request form or send an email to email@example.com.