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Information Security Media Group Announces New IT Risk Assessment Webinar

As far as banks and financial institutions are concerned, IT risk assessments are a cornerstone of any information security program and have become a hot topic for examiners.

North Brunswick, NJ, February 15, 2006 --( A good IT risk assessment lets banks understand which of its information is the most critical, the threats to that information, and effectiveness of its controls to protect against the threats. has developed a new 45-minute webinar (free registration) designed for auditors, risk managers, or IT professionals who are responsible for preparing or reviewing a bank's IT risk assessment.

IT risk assessments require full support from everyone from upper management to IT administrators. As business operations, workflow, or technologies change, periodic reviews must be conducted to analyze these changes, to account for new threats and vulnerabilities created by these changes, and to determine the effectiveness of existing controls.

In this presentation they will:
- Begin by explaining the regulatory expectations for a risk assessment.
- Lecture practical advice on how a bank can perform its own risk assessment.
- Distribute to attendees templates and sample risk assessment documents for their own use.

If you are responsible for preparing or reviewing a bank or financial institution’s IT risk assessment program, this webinar is a must-see. This webinar will be offered throughout the end of February and March. To register (free) or for more information please visit:

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Mike D'Agostino