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The Looming Cyber Threat to Financial Institutions

Fraud and Cybercrime Series
Aired: Thursday, October 19, 2017

1.25 CAFP, 1.25 CFSSP, 1.25 CRCM

Join us for a four-part webinar series that zeros in on Fraud and Cybercrime—Identity Theft (April 11), Account Takeover Fraud (July 13), Cyber Threat (October 19) and Card Fraud (December 5) featuring leading practitioners who are on the front line combatting these threats. These programs focus on practical information you need to know. Don't miss this opportunity to get your questions answered.

Without question those in the financial industry agree that cyber threat is the single greatest concern for financial institutions, and is a topic of interest to regulators. In this one-hour recording the presenters discuss the scope of cyber threat, and describe their experience with combatting it. This presentation offers useful insight on lessons learned and best practices, and informs participants on the latest trends.

This recording focuses on:

  • Cyber threat seems to be a broad, all-encompassing topic. In the presenter's view, what is today's greatest cyber threat to the average-size financial institution?
  • The best investment in technology available to small- and medium-size institutions to effectively combat the cyber threat
  • With actors in the cyber threat matrix including everything from teenager hackers, to state sponsored data theft, who are financial institutions combatting today, and what is their primary motive?
  • What government partnerships financial institutions can cultivate in order to remain well informed on the latest trends and tactics
  • Technologies being developed to help institutions stay ahead of fraudsters
  • Best practices presently being deployed in the financial industry that are most effective at combatting this type of financial crime


  • Kevin D. Eack, JD, CAFP, CPP, Vice Chair, ABA CAFP Board, Principal, The Brannan Group, LLC (moderator)
  • ​​​​ Kelly Chamberlain, Financial Crimes Consultant, Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo
  • Lester M. Joseph, Senior Vice President, Manager Financial Crimes Intelligence Group, Wells Fargo


 Continuing Education Credits

ABA Professional Certifications has approved this program for 1.25 CAFP, 1.25 CFSSP and 1.25 CRCM continuing education credits for the live program and the recording.

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​Program Questions? Please contact Linda Shepard / Cari Hearn.

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ABA Member • $210
Non-Member • $310


 Who Should Attend

  • Fraud Prevention Managers and Investigators
  • Operational Risk Management Professionals
  • Chief Compliance Officers
  • Compliance Managers
  • BSA/AML Officers
  • BSA/AML Managers
  • Internal Auditors
  • Operations Managers
  • Senior Bank Managers
  • CAFPs, CRCMs, CFSSPs and CPAs

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