IT Security Challenges for Community Banks – Part 1: Cybercrime in Community Banking

Cyber security is a growing threat to community banks. Session 1 introduces the threats we face in today’s environment. Session 2 will help you build a framework and safeguards that can be applied to any new or existing challenge.

Cyber security is a growing threat to community banks today and brings new challenges in securing customer information. Banks will continue to evaluate and expand their use of technology within their institutions in an effort to reduce costs, remain competitive, and serve the growing needs of their customers. McAfee speculates that in the United States these losses range from $24 billion to $120 billion. Criminals are also leveraging technology more each day to mature their criminal practices and find new methods of generating revenue. This program provides an overview of security trends and current threats to build a general understanding of the risk to community banks.


  • Data breaches
  • Criminal underground
  • Motivations of the criminals
  • Social engineering
  • Top threats
  • Overview of good security processes


Decision makers who can influence the resources devoted to information security will obtain the greatest value from this presentation, including: board members, risk managers, ISOs and committee members.


Chad Knutson, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, Senior Information Security Consultant & VP of Research & Development, Secured Banking Solutions (SBS).

Credit Information

Institute of Certified Bankers: Visit http://www.icbmembers.org/login.aspx for instructions regarding self-reporting. Institute of Certified Bankers: Estimated credits: 2.5 hrs./session CRCM/CFSSP (self-reporting).


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