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Jorge Santiago CISA, CISSP, CIPP/US, Director, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Event

New York, NY, November 14, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jorge Santiago CISA, CISSP, CIPP/US, Director, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC 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 Jorge Santiago

Jorge Santiago, CPA, is a director in the Audit department at MBAF. Jorge has over 21 years of experience in risk management, IT governance, internal audit, compliance, and oversight of process and technology integration engagements within the retail, insurance, healthcare, financial services, utilities, and education industries. Jorge has deep expertise in a wide range of functional and technical areas that include IT financial audit support, privacy & security advisory, IT risk management, cybersecurity, internal audit outsourcing/co-sourcing, data analytics, disaster recovery/business continuity, controls design, implementation and testing, and project/program management. Additionally, Jorge has over 11 years of experience performing and leading service organization reporting examinations using AICPA standards.

Additionally, Jorge is familiar with most significant business processes supported by IT and has led internal audit functions for global consumer products companies, coordinated program management efforts for large-scale IT projects, and supported financial audits for various public and private clients. Jorge has also managed IT internal controls definition and remediation efforts for several multi-billion dollar clients in various countries.

About Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra, LLC

MBAF is ranked nationally as a Top 40 accounting and advisory firm by Accounting Today, and has been named one of the 2017 Best of the Best firms in the country by INSIDE Public Accounting, a title held for the past 15 years consecutively, chosen for demonstrating long-term consistency and exceptional performance, regardless of outside factors. Named a 2017 Accounting Today Best Firm to Work for, MBAF is committed to creating an engaging and supportive workplace for its more than 500 highly qualified principals and employees. The MBAF team serves domestic and international clients across a broad range of industries and practices in more than 44 countries and all 50 states. Its offices are located in New York, Valhalla (Westchester, NY), Miami, Coral Gables, Naples, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Boca Raton, Boulder, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Orlando, and India.

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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