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Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Global Financial Markets Intelligence

Managing Operational and Cyber Resiliency

Understand how to improve your technology and vendor risk management capabilities and improve your preparedness for operational shocks. Delivered over four sessions using an innovative online format.

7-10 Dec 2019
Online, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Managing Operational and Cyber Resiliency

To ensure we meet your expectations and maximise your return on training investment, we favour a classroom/workshop style set up for the delivery of our courses. Please note we therefore have a limited number of spaces available and these will be assigned on a first come, first accepted basis. We recommend early booking to avoid disappointment.

Course Introduction

Today, cyber and operational resilience require an approach that goes beyond being just the concern of the information security group or operational risk management teams. Today, the preferred approach is a three-lines-of-defence model. The first line of defence is the business units and information security having the direct accountability for owning, understanding, and managing cyber risks. The second line of defence is the risk management team providing functional oversight and the third line is internal auditing,providing the assurance function - you are doing what you committed to do.

New threats will emerge from people, a widening attack surface, and enhanced communications. People will soon be easily tracked from their car, TV, or sneakers, making employees the easiest access point. The attack surface will dramatically expand with internet connectivitytouching everything from light bulbs and alarm systems to appliances andpacemakers - making them vulnerable to manipulation. Digital communicationwilladd additional functionality and controlbut also create new vulnerabilities. The next wavewill change digital data tocompromise its integrity so you no longer believe what you are seeing in your own system.

The course will focus on resilience and cyber wellness, including how the three lines of defence model will need to actively change to meet these new challenges. This includes: Adapting intelligence driven strategies, quantifying cyber security risks, and integrating the oversight of cyber security risk with operational risk and enterprise risk management. Financial institutions will need to change the role and reporting relationships of CISOs, facilitate tighter communication and collaboration between business partners and customers, and reduce central points of failure through new technologies. Innovation can help lead to more rapid identification of threats and faster and more efficient recovery processes using artificial intelligence. These cyber and operational risk initiatives can be backed up by creating security cultures and developing security by design within institutions.

How will you benefit?

Participants will learn how to:

· Treat cyber security as a managerial issue and not a technological issue

· Develop trust as a key competitive advantage in the new world of e-commerce

· Use operational resilience and cyber risk management as a competitive strategy

· Make this risk strategy a key priority for senior management and the wider business

· Address cyber security issues related to employees and ensure buy-in from all staff members

· Adapt to the new threats caused by the Internet of Things and the expansion of connectivity

About your expert trainer:

David X Martin, Founder and CEO, David X Martin LLC

David is passionate about helping business leaders sleep better at night by equipping them with critical cyber risk management and cyber wellness tools that protect their enterprises whileenhancing strategic business growth.​ Four decades of experience as a financial leader for PwC, Alliance Bernstein, Citibank, and others have provided a grounding for balancing the realities ofrisk with the opportunities of business.

His approach comes through in his writing and speaking engagements. His books, ‘‘Risk and the Smart Investor’’ and ‘‘The Nature of Risk,’’​ ​plus articles for GARP and Institutional Investor, help to encapsulate this vision. He also serves as Special Counselor to the Center for Financial Stability on cyber security and emerging risks, and on the Sanctions Subcommittee of the U.S. Department of State's Advisory Committee on International Economy Policy.

Pre-course questionnaire:

A detailed questionnaire will be sent to all course participants to establish exactly where the group training needs lie. The completed forms will be analysed by the course leader/trainer and followed by telephone if further clarification is required. As a result we can guarantee that the course is pitched at exactly the right level and that the issues that you regard as relevant are addressed. The course material will reflect these issues and will enable you to digest the subject matter after the event in your own time.

Who should attend?

Board Directors, C-Suite members, and senior executives within the financial services, as well as those involved in operational and cyber risk management. This is also relevant for accountants, lawyers, and consultants that act as financial advisors.

Why Choose GFMI marcus evans?

marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

Voice of Our Customers
  • “Great event...subjects and experiences with good examples.” JP Morgan
  • “Very, very helpful. Please do it again” Executive Director, Morgan Stanley
  • “Well exceeded my expectations, topics were exactly what I wanted to hear and apply” BOK Financial
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Event Contact

For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

Kamelia Simeonova

101 Finsbury Pavement, London, EC2A 1RS

0044 203 002 3172
Email: kamelias@marcusevansuk.com