Ransomware: The Impact is Real

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET





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Best Practice Guide: Ransomware & Data Protection. Click here for an implementation checklist for asset managers.



Ron Plesco
Principal, Cyber Response Services, KPMG
Ike Barnes
Brian Fay
Manager, Threat Investigation-Hunting Team, U.S. Bank
Nick Sherwood
Vice President, Cybersecurity, OppenheimerFunds


Ransomware: The Impact is Real from NICSA


Ransomware is the number one IT security challenge facing asset managers today, with resource-limited small and mid-size businesses the most likely targets. Donít let malware attackers find and encrypt your most important data. This webinar will explore the ways in which cybercriminals are exploiting a variety of threat vectors, including email, network traffic, user behavior, and application traffic. Donít miss out on this important program. Financial institutions without a comprehensive strategy that secures all vectors are almost certain to become a victim. CIOs, web teams, data teams, and other decision makers within asset management and financial services will benefit from the following educational topics:

  • Understanding the types of ransomware, malicious software, and phishing attacks
  • Assessing the potential risks posed to financial firms
  • Providing digital opportunities to shareholders while protecting data integrity

CPE Information

NICSA is pleased to offer this webinar learning activity to attendees who are seeking CPE credits. 1 CPE unit may be available for attendees of this webinar. The webinar requires no advanced preparation, no pre-requisite study and is appropriate for all who have a basic understanding of the investment management industry..

NICSA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: http://www.learningmarket.org/.

For this webinar:
CPEs Earned: 1
CPE Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based


For more information, please contact Travis Orton at 508.683.1618.