Cybersecurity Management

An understanding of the risks associated with technology and its importance to the bank's operations and its management. Learn what to consider regarding the protection of technology, systems and data from inappropriate modification or destruction.

Reviewed: Jul. 2017 (no updates necessary)

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Learn how technology used by banks influences cybersecurity risk
  • Describe the regulatory environment for cybersecurity, including GLBA requirements and financial regulatory guidance
  • Identify risk stressors that affect the level of cyber risk
  • Review the three key activities included in an effective cyber risk management program​​​


Risk managers and cybersecurity professionals who are responsible for implementing, managing and monitoring the bank's information security programs and support the bank's overall responsibilities and culture of an effective cybersecurity program.

Course Credits

ICB Certifications: 1.25 CAFP, CFSSP, CRCM, CSOP​

ABA Certificates​: This course applies to the ABA Certificate in Operational Risk Management

Your Instructor

Paul Smocer
President, Smocer Consulting Services, LLC

Paul Smocer has over 40 years of experience in information technology risk management, internal audit, and regulatory compliance within the financial services industry. He has held roles as a chief information security officer, SVP of technology risk management, SVP of IT audit and chief auditor, among others. Paul served on the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council for Critical Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security. His most recent role was as the President of BITS, the technology policy division of the Financial Services Roundtable. He was named as one of the "Top 5 Influential IT Security Thinkers" by SC Magazine, a magazine for IT security professionals.


​Questions? Please contact ABA Training​ for more informa​tion.

 Registration & Pricing


Individual Purchase
ABA Member • $275
Non-Member • $375​​

Purchase for a Team
To license this course to your bank for multiple learners, please contact ABA Training.​


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