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The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on FFIEC Cyber Security Assessment Tool (Assessment) for Financial Institutions: What You Need to Know in 2016 and Beyond

New York, NY, January 13, 2016 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: FFIEC Cyber Security Assessment Tool (Assessment) for Financial Institutions: What You Need to Know in 2016 and Beyond Live Webcast. This two-hour event is scheduled on January 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET.

Event Synopsis:
In June 2015, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued a Cyber Security Assessment 'Tool' (Assessment) to help financial institutions evaluate their institutional cyber security risk, preparedness, and mitigation ability.

There are 5 major risk categories including, technologies and connection types, delivery channels, online and mobile products and technology service, organizational characteristics, and external threats. In addition, there are 5 levels of cyber security preparedness ('Maturity') for financial institutions, ranging from baseline, evolving, and intermediate, to advanced, and innovative. These include examination of various categories ('Domains') including, 'cyber risk management and oversight', 'threat intelligence and collaboration', 'cyber security controls', 'external dependency management', and 'cyber incident management and resilience'. Cyber security principles taken from the FFIEC Information Technology Examination Handbook were incorporated in the Assessment 'tool'.

Speakers/Faculty Panel
King & Spalding
Kyle Sheahen
Troutman Sanders LLP
Ronald Raether Jr.
AHoy & Associated/ ISSA/ Financial SIG
Andrea Hoy
President, Virtual CISO/ Intl. President/ Chairman

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About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.

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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
Therese Lumbao, Director
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