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What Directors Need to Know about Cybersecurity

So what do the Board of Directors and Executives need to most understand information and cyber security? How can the Board improve its oversight of its own ISP? Let’s discuss.

OnDemand
Recorded Tuesday,
October 18th, 2022
Presented by Lynda Hartup
2h total length
$279.00 or 1 Token

Includes: 30 Days OnDemand Playback, Presenter Materials and Handouts

  • Auditing
  • Compliance
  • Information Technology/Security
  • Management/Employee Development
  • Risk Management/Legal
  • Technology/Security
  • Bank Legal Counsel
  • Board Member
  • Internal Auditor
  • IT Professional
  • Privacy Officer/Information Security Professional
  • Risk Manager
  • Security Officer
  • Senior Management

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A financial institutions’ Board of Directors has the ultimate responsibility for securing customer information, as well as the responsibility for approving financial investments into cybersecurity, creating accountability throughout the institution for security operations, and setting clear expectations for management. The trouble with all that, however, is that the Board of Directors has not historically included a lot of technical or security expertise, which can limit the understanding of information and cyber security at their organizations.

What You'll Learn

    • Trends in cybersecurity
    • Cybersecurity Regulatory expectations of the Board
    • The biggest challenges facing the Board and cybersecurity
    • A Framework for Asking Better Questions
    • IT Risk = Lending Risk
    • Most important things for the Board to know about IT/IS Risk
    • Add technical/cybersecurity expertise to the Board
    • Setting a Culture of Security

Who Should Attend

Board Members, Executive Team, and Managers responsible for Information Security. Both board members and information security professional will benefit from this session. Board and Senior Executives will receive a basic review of Cybersecurity and a strong Information Security Program, plus questions to ask of management. Members of the management team will benefit from a better understanding of what the board needs to know, how to communicate it, and tips in creating a strong culture.

Lynda Hartup

Instructor Bio

Lynda Hartup is a Senior Information Security Consultant at SBS CyberSecurity (SBS), a company dedicated to helping organizations identify and understand cybersecurity risks to make more informed and proactive decisions.


Lynda maintains her Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified Banking Security Manager (CBSM) certifications. She received her Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Southern Mississippi and completed the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.


Lynda has 20 years of financial institution experience in various positions, including Information Security Officer and dedicated IT Examiner. She also served for seven years as a Bank Examiner-IT Specialist for the Mississippi Department of Banking. Her specialties lie in IT governance, risk management, and regulatory compliance.


Lynda is passionate about helping her clients maintain the safety and security of their information and assets.