Cybersecurity Leadership Seminars for Bankers


Cybersecurity is about protecting our institutions, customers and communities from those who seek to do us harm. Cyber-attacks have the potential to affect our national security, economic growth, and consumer confidence. Every financial institution, regardless of size or geographic location has a responsibility to enhance their cyber resilience and strengthen their security posture.

The Cybersecurity Leadership Seminar for Banking Professionals will provide participants with the tools and knowledge required to enrich their existing information security program, champion cybersecurity and transform their institution. Participants will bring back to their institution an array ready to use cybersecurity templates, addendums, instructions, and checklists.

Who should attend?

Designed for information security, risk management, audit, and technology professionals, this seminar is perfect for anyone who has been tasked with designing, managing, implementing, assessing, or auditing a Cybersecurity Program. IT experience is welcome but not necessary. No tech talk!

Value to your organization

Every participant will bring back to their institution ready to use cybersecurity templates, addendums, instructions, and checklists including:

1. Cybersecurity BOD dashboard report template
2. Cybersecurity strategic plan template
3. Cybersecurity risk appetite statement template
4. Threat intelligence policy template
5. Information sharing policy template
6. Cybersecurity vendor due diligence checklist
7. Cybersecurity vendor contract addendum
8. Cybersecurity awareness program syllabus
9. Cyber incident resources
10. Evidence handling instructions

Course Description

Part 1 is devoted to Cybersecurity Management.

Governance, Policy and Strategy, and Managing Risk.

Topics include understanding the differences between information security and cybersecurity, complying with laws and regulations, maturity modeling, effectively using the FFIEC cybersecurity assessment, developing cybersecurity strategic plans, constructing risk appetite statements, building metrics and measures, and board reporting.

Part 2 is all about Cybersecurity Partnerships
Third-party Relationships and Training & Awareness Programs.

Topics include diagramming cyber connections and boundaries, cybersecurity due diligence, what to expect from SSAE16 audit reports, evaluating penetration and vulnerability test results, contracts and agreement best practices, creating a culture of cybersecurity awareness, delivering executive briefings, communicating with customers, and community outreach.

Part 3 spotlights Cyber Incident Resilience
Preparation, Response, Notification, and Recovery.

Topics include the attack disruption, the maze of threat intelligence, information sharing, actionable analysis, notification guidance, insurance and legal protocols, evidence handling, forensic best practices, and civic engagement.

How to Schedule a Seminar

Interested in hosting a seminar for your association or institution? Email for details.