Regulatory Compliance Association Reviews

Cybersecurity Process & Practice for Asset Managers™

Practice Edge 02

Date: July 23, 2015
General Session: 12 Noon to 1:30 PM
Location: Webcast (Free)

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In the wake of the SEC Cybersecurity Risk Alerts and Guidance issued in early 2015, cybersecurity assessment, risk mitigation and tactical remediation within the framework of fund governance is a critical priority for managers. Effective cybersecurity resiliency is multidisciplinary effort starting in the boardroom and cascading down through all facets of business, compliance and technology. This course will give insight and help you develop a practical approach in creating a cybersecurity framework for your organization. We will have a candid discussion on the importance of establishing an effective knowledge platform given the fact that people have become the new cybersecurity perimeter. Speaking faculty members will share several strategies and tools for mitigating risks in a practical and achievable manner including the effective use of cybersecurity insurance. As well as, provide various approaches and solutions drawn from experiences to address specific risk areas for your organization.

Students will master the following at the conclusion of this session:

  • Embrace the importance of board level participation in cybersecurity strategy
  • Define the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
  • Discover which CISO model may be best for your organization
  • List the critical steps in establishing an effective cybersecurity framework
  • Recognize the value of cybersecurity knowledge platforms in your organization
  • Establish a Cybersecurity Readiness program
  • Apply best practice approaches to Vendor cybersecurity compliance
  • Discover about the intricacies and benefits of cybersecurity insurance products

Session Chairman:

Walter Zebrowski, JD, CPA, Principal, Hedgemony Partners
Chairman, Regulatory Compliance Association

Senior Fellow from Practice:

Darren Wray, Chief Executive Officer, Fifth Step

Guest Lecturers:

Kevin Goldstein, Director, Management Consulting, Alternative Investments Advisory, KPMG
Maura Harris, Independent Consultant, Operational Risk Management
Randy Herold, Senior Level Security Executive, Multi-National Insurance Company
Phil Lear, Business Consulting Director, Fifth Step
Edward McNicholas, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Ben Nathan, Information Security Officer, Fifth Step

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