Financial Institutions

Seminar: Cybersecurity Threats

Principles for Understanding, Managing, and Monitoring Your Information Systems

As financial institutions and your customers become more reliant on technology, it is important to have a better understanding of your information systems to mitigate and monitor risks. Utilizing basic concepts without using technical jargon, this seminar describes and demonstrates fundamental information security strategies for protecting your information systems. Many of the security principles presented are described in the FFIEC IT Examination Handbook and various interagency guidelines.

Who should attend?

Senior Management, Information Security Officers, Information System Administrators, Operations Managers, and IT Auditors

Key Topics Include:

  • Cyber threat trends
  • FFIEC cybersecurity awareness
  • Cybersecurity resources
  • Terminology
  • Defense in depth
IT Risk Management
  • Risk assessments
  • Inherent vs. residual risk
  • Audit planning
Network Audit Tools
  • Patch management
  • Network security parameters
  • Microsoft® Active Directory
Network Security Management
  • Server roles
  • Data backup
  • Data encryption
  • Basic group policy management
  • User access privileges
  • Perimeter protection
  • Microsoft® security updates
  • Mobile device security
  • Social media
Security Testing and Monitoring
  • Intrusion detection/prevention
  • Perimeter vulnerability assessments
  • Event log management
  • Social engineering
Technology Outsourcing
  • Outsourcing arrangements
  • Cloud computing
  • Third-party risk management


8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. – Noon Morning session
Noon –  12:30 p.m. Lunch (provided)
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Afternoon session

Presented by

Mark Scholl, Partner, Wipfli LLP 

Registration Fee

$245 per person

Dates and locations

Please join your colleagues and Wipfli compliance experts for a one-day seminar on the date and at the location most convenient for you. Click the links below to learn more or to register.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Thursday, August 23, 2018 
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin


Please contact Mary Boortz at 715.858.6677 or