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Alejandro Mijares – MSMIS, CRISC, CISA, Risk Advisory Services (RAS) Leader, Kaufman Rossin, PA to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Event

New York, NY, November 03, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Alejandro Mijares – MSMIS, CRISC, CISA, Risk Advisory Services (RAS) Leader, Kaufman Rossin, PA will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Banking and Cybersecurity: Identifying and Managing Opportunities and Pitfalls Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET)

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About Alejandro Mijares

Alejandro Mijares is Risk Advisory Services Leader at Kaufman Rossin where he specializes in providing IT internal audit, system validation and security review services to financial institutions supervised by the FDIC, FRB, State of Florida and OCC. He also conducts IT/IS Technical Risk Assessments including GLBA Risk Assessments for financial institutions throughout the United States. Alejandro Mijares works hand-in-hand with chief information security officers and business leaders to effectively develop and execute a variety of IT, information security and digitalization tactics. He inspires business innovation by advising clients on data, infrastructure and risk management strategies. Alejandro conducts IT/IS-related presentations and webinars, and has been quoted by news sources including the Daily Business Review, ComputerWorld, PropertyCasualty360, Diario Las Americas and Notimex.

About Kaufman Rossin, PA

Kaufman Rossin has represented Florida businesses for more than 50 years and serves international clients in dozens of countries. The CPA and advisory firm is one of the largest in the U.S., providing traditional accounting, audit and tax services, as well as business, risk and forensic advisory services. The firm has won significant awards, including repeat honors as the Best Accounting Firm to Work For among large firms nationwide and locally. With more than 300 team members, the firm prides itself on offering the resources of a powerhouse, personally delivered. Go beyond the numbers at

Event Synopsis:

Financial institutions are easy targets for cyber criminals that immediate threat identification and management have now become vital parts of the defense procedure. Additionally, the increasing sophistication of cyber threats proves that simple mitigation strategies does not anymore suffice as a counter attack.

The gap between banking and cybersecurity is now becoming thinner, and clearly, banks and other financial institutions need to regularly evaluate and leverage their defense strategies.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and cyber security professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of defending against malicious cyberattacks. Listen as they delve into an in-depth analysis of the current trends and strategies in identifying and managing such risks to strengthen the defense tactics of banks and other financial institutions.

In a live webcast, the speakers will discuss:

· The Thin Line Between Banking and Cybersecurity
· Figures and Statistics
· Worst Cyber-Thefts in 2017
· Identifying and Managing Risks
· Latest Cybersecurity Standards and Guidelines
· Defense Strategies

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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