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Webinar: The “Anonymous” Bank Hack: Lessons Learned & Actions to Take Now!

On Monday, February 4, the world learned of a large-scale data breach involving approximately 4,600 bank executives. The hacktivist group, known as “Anonymous”, claimed responsibility for this incident and posted data publicly on the Internet. It has since been confirmed that the publicized information was obtained from the Federal Reserve’s Emergency Communications System (ECS). Included in this breach was not only public bank and executive information, but sensitive information including cell and home phone numbers, user accounts, hashed passwords with salts, bank and personal email addresses, and external IP addresses.

What does this mean for the institutions that were included on this list?  What does this mean for financial institution information security in general?  This important webinar will address these questions and provide some additional details about the breach and why this hack is more important than you may realize.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • What happened during the breach?
  • Who is “Anonymous”?
  • Statistics about the breach
  • Why did they do it?
  • What does it mean for you and your credit union?
  • What does it mean globally?
  • What immediate steps should you take now to protect your financial institution?

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This informative session is designed for presidents, operations executives, IT security officers, IT managers, IT committee members, compliance officers, risk managers, and others who want to fully understand the implications of this security breach.

Attendance verification for CE credits provided upon request.

Please note:  The live webinar option allows you to have one telephone connection for the audio portion and one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal) to view online visuals as the presentation is delivered.  You may have as many people as you like listen from your office speaker phone.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS – Dr. Kevin Streff & Jon Waldman, Secure Banking Solutions

Dr. Streff is the Director of the Center for Information Assurance at Dakota State, which has been recognized by the National Security Agency and The Department of Homeland Security as a national center of academic excellence in information assurance.  He has extensive knowledge of the financial services industry, including banking, insurance, and credit operations, and speaks nationally on security issues and solutions relevant to small and medium-sized financial institutions. 

Dr. Streff is the founder and managing partner of Secure Banking Solutions, a security consulting firm focused on improving security in financial institutions across the country.  He is also President of InfraGard – South Dakota, a partnership program between private industry and the U.S. government (represented by the FBI).  He has testified to Congressional committees on behalf of small and medium-sized financial institutions regarding cyber security issues affecting their organizations.

Jon Waldman, Vice-President of Professional Services and co-founder of Secure Banking Solutions, LLC, is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).  At Dakota State University, Jon received a Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems and a Master’s in Information Assurance with an emphasis in Banking and Finance Security.  Over the last eight years, he has helped financial institutions across the country create and implement comprehensive, valuable, and manageable Information Security Programs.

THREE REGISTRATION OPTIONS

Note:  All materials are subject to copyright.  Transmission, retransmission, or republishing this webinar to other institutions or those not employed by your financial institution is prohibited.  Print materials may be copied for eligible participants only.

1.  LIVE WEBINAR

The live webinar option allows you to have one telephone connection for the audio portion and one Internet connection (from a single computer terminal) to view online visuals as the presentation is delivered.  You may have as many people as you like listen from your office speaker phone.  Registrants receive a toll-free number and pass code that will allow entrance to the seminar.  The session will be approximately 90 minutes, including question and answer sessions.  Seminar materials, including instructions, PIN number, and handouts will be emailed to you prior to the broadcast.  You will need the most-current version of Adobe Reader available free at www.adobe.com.

 

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Instructions will be emailed with the archived webinar link.

2.  ARCHIVED WEBINAR & FREE CD ROM*

Can’t attend the live webinar? The archived webinar is a recording of the live event, including audio, visuals, and handouts. We even provide the presenter’s email address so you may ask follow-up questions. Approximately one week prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with the archived webinar link. This webinar link can be viewed anytime 24/7, beginning 6 business days after the webinar and will expire 6 months after the live program date.

As an added bonus, you will also receive a FREE audio/visual CD ROM.* The CD ROM includes the original audio/visual presentation, the question and answer sessions, and the handouts.  Use the archived webinar or this “off-the-shelf” training program for those that could not attend the live seminar and for future training.

The archived webinar (including the free CD ROM) may ONLY be ordered for 6 months following the webinar. Neither will be available after this time.

3.  BOTH LIVE WEBINAR & ARCHIVED WEBINAR (INCLUDES FREE CD ROM*)

Options 1 and 2 described above

AFFORDABLE, PROFESSIONAL TRAINING, WHEN AND WHERE YOU CHOOSE

*CD ROM is for Mac and PC use only

This event is being conducted by CU Web Training on behalf of the Missouri Credit Union Association.   Click here to register:  https://mcua.fed.cuwebtraining.com/store/webinar

March 7th, 2013 2:00 PM   through   3:30 PM

Event Info

When

March 7th, 2013 2:00 PM   through   3:30 PM

Contact

Phone: 314.542.1321

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