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{Seminar} ABA Cybersecurity Seminar

ABA LogoThe Arkansas Bankers Association Cybersecurity Seminar is designed to provide training on evolving cybersecurity threats and what your bank should do to build a strong Information Security Program that helps protect against these threats. We will identify components of a comprehensive Information Security Program that enables successful IT Examinations and minimizes your risk against real-world threats.

Arkansas Bankers Association, 1220 W. 3rd St., Little Rock, AR

Description: This seminar will walk you through various FFIEC and FDIC resources, as well as other industry best practices. It will also review the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT), and the 10 most-common CAT Baseline controls missing in most financial institutions.


  • FFIEC Guidance and GLBA Overview: Sometimes it seems that cybersecurity challenges are growing faster than we are evolving. We will review GLBA requirements and highlight some of the newest regulatory requirements from the FFIEC, including the updated CAT.
  • Cybercrime Trends: Cybercriminals are always searching for innovative ways to steal our data and our money. We will explore several areas to expose the complex and organized nature of cybercrime.
  • Top 10 Missing CAT Baseline Controls: We will review the most commonly missed Baseline controls within the FFIEC’s Cybersecurity Assessment Tool, and how institutions might address those gaps.
  • FDIC InTREx Overview: We will review how InTREx is structured, common challenges, and how to prepare for your next examination by reviewing InTREx.
  • Information Security Programs: This section will overview the primary components of an Information Security Program to ensure your organization has a solid foundation on which to build its information security governance. With a risk-based Information Security Program, there are three major elements: Risk Assessment, Documentation, and Audit. We will explore these three areas
  • Cybersecurity Culture and Training Programs: Security awareness and training on proper protocols is an essential element of good security and regulatory compliance. We will discuss many methods of constructing an adequate security awareness and training program for both employees of your bank and customers of your online products and services.

Instructor: Chad Knutson CISSP, CRISC, CISA
President, SBS Institute

Who Should Attend: ISO, Information Security Staff, Compliance Staff


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Hacker Hour webinars are a series of free webinars hosted by SBS CyberSecurity. Unlike paid webinars, Hacker Hours are aimed to meet on a monthly basis to discuss cybersecurity issues and trends in an open format. Attendees are encouraged to join the conversation and get their questions answered. SBS will also offer products and services to help financial institutions with these specific issues.

Posted: Monday, July 1, 2019
Categories: On-Site