ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bankers attending the Florida Bankers Association’s Enterprise Risk Management 2018 conference on February 2 will explore what it means to have a sound risk management process, especially against the backdrop of escalating threats and changing regulatory viewpoints. Helping to provide clarity will be Alex Hernandez, a bank-focused cybersecurity expert from DefenseStorm, which provides cybersecurity and cybercompliance solutions specifically built for banking.
The conference is on Friday, February 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Florida Hotel in Orlando, Fla. Hernandez’s session, “Understanding Today’s Threat Landscape + Threat & Vulnerability Management = A Winning Security Combination For Banks,” will identify current IT threats, issues, and trends bankers face, including rising liability with respect to C-level executives and Boards of Directors. Bankers will explore how to assess the efficacy of their threat and vulnerability programs, and how to take corrective actions if necessary. The hour-long session starts at 9:00 a.m., and will offer cybersecurity predictions for 2018 as well as help bankers understand where threats originate and how to combat them. Attendees will earn 6 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.
DefenseStorm provides cybersecurity and cybercompliance solutions specifically built for banking. The company delivers the only co-managed, cloud-based and compliance-automated solution of its kind – as both a technology system and as a service supported by experts in financial institution security and compliance. The DefenseStorm GRID watches everything on a financial institution’s network and matches it to defined policies for real time, complete and proactive cyber exposure readiness, keeping security teams smart and executives accountable to their customers, communities, regulators and Boards. The system aggregates event data across all cybersecurity tools and links policies to real time alerts so that financial institutions can prove to regulators they are both secure and compliant with evolving FFIEC cybersecurity requirements as well as with other regulations and their own policies. For more information please visit www.DefenseStorm.com.