Cyberattacks targeting systems and data throughout the world are constantly increasing in volume, sophistication and malevolency. AgFirst is committed to protecting the confidentiality, integrity, availability and privacy of the information we process, store and transmit over public and private networks from unauthorized access or use.
To ensure success, AgFirst maintains an Information Security Office with talented professionals in the areas of Security Operations; Identity and Access Management; and Governance, Risk and Compliance. The team works together in steadfast collaboration to constantly maintain defenses against cyberthreats. We use a multifaceted defense-in-depth strategy derived from industry best practices that includes organizational, physical, technical and administrative measures to ensure information is highly protected. Through comprehensive risk-based modeling, AgFirst continuously strives to advance and adapt, developing incremental improvements in its information security risk management, data protection, and security capabilities to remain agile and responsive to the ever-changing cyberthreat landscape.
In AgFirst’s commitment to seamless security, we recognize the importance of aligning to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) special publications on cybersecurity, as well as other industry standards – and highly recommend the same of our critical third-party service providers. AgFirst is also a member of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and participates in other information-sharing sources to stay informed regarding latest threats.