R. Kinney Williams & Associates?
R. Kinney Williams
& Associates

VISTA? Penetration Study
Internet and internal network security testing
for US banks, savings & loans, and credit unions

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Our clients in 41 states rely on our VISTA penetration study to comply with the independent diagnostic test requirements of FDIC, OCC, OTS, FRB, and NCUA, which provides compliance with Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act 501(b) and to ensure proper IT security settings The VISTA security testing is an affordable-sophisticated process that goes far beyond port scanning.  Our affordable testing focuses on a hacker's perspective, which will help you identify real-world weaknesses.  Please complete one of the following forms and receive detailed pricing and information about our IT security testing services.  All communication is kept strictly confidential.  Privacy Statement

Internet security testing information

Internal network security testing information

Internet and internal security testing information

Security testing services:

External - VISTA
External - VISTA penetration-vulnerability testing
(Independent third party external test of your
connection to the Internet for known vulnerabilities.

Internal - VISTA
Internal - VISTA penetration-vulnerability testing
(Independent third party internal network test of servers, routers, workstations, etc. for known vulnerabilities.)

Internal and external penetration-vulnerability testing
(The VISTA-total is both the external-VISTA and the internal-VISTA detailed above.)

We have unmatched experience:  We differ from other companies offering testing services - we work only for federally-insured deposit institutions.  That means we understand the special needs of your financial institution.  Our affordable testing is performed by an IT auditor with over 30 years experience (21 years as an examiner) auditing IT departments for financial institutions.  In addition, R. Kinney Williams personally reviews your VISTA test results and issues the audit letter to your Board certifying the testing procedures.  If you are not satisfied for any reason with our VISTA services, you will owe us nothing.

See our ad in the Independent Banker, a publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America.

99% of intrusions are through known vulnerabilities.*
Number of known vulnerabilities by domain.

Vulnerabilities by domain

Number of known vulnerabilities by severity

Vulnerabilities by severity

* According to the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), 99% of network intrusions occurred based on known vulnerabilities that could have been prevented with proactive vulnerability management.

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R. Kinney Williams is accredited by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) as a "Certified Information Security Manager" (CISM) as well as a "Certified Financial Examiner" (CFE) by the Society of Financial Examiners (SOFE).

Unlike most penetration testing companies, R. Kinney Williams & Associates does NOT sell hardware or software nor do we partner with any entity.  We are professional IT auditors and not in competition with your contracted IT professionals.  Many IT professionals across the nation refer our auditing services to their clients because they understand that R. Kinney Williams & Associates is an independent IT auditing company that provides the regulatory required independence necessary for your penetration-vulnerability testing.

For information about affordable VISTA security testing, please select the request form below that meets your security needs or call Kinney Williams at Office 806-798-7119 or send an email to examiner@yennik.com.  All communication is kept strictly confidential. Why should you use the VISTA security testing services instead of another company?

External - VISTA information request form

Internal - VISTA information request form

VISTA-total information request form

R. Kinney Williams, CFE, CISM

Member of the Society of Financial Examiners (SOFE),
Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors (ACUIA),
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

Our site was updated on 03/12/2016 to ensure current information.


Our clients are banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions
ranging in size from $15 million to more than $5 billion in assets and located in 40 states.


Company Information
R. Kinney Williams, CFE, CISM
R. Kinney Williams & Associates

5704 71st Street
Lubbock, Texas 79424
Office 806-798-7119

Please visit our other auditing sites:
The Community Banker - Bank Web Site Audits
Credit Union Web Site Audits - Bank Auditing Services
US Banks on the Internet  
US Credit Unions on the Internet
Penetration-Vulnerability Testing

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