Security Risk Management (In-Person, Live Stream and Recording)
Member Fees: $265 (In-Person); $365 (Live Stream); $530 (Recording); $100 Add On Recording Fee with In-Person or Live Stream Registration
Non-Member Fees: $465 (In-Person); $565 (Live Stream); $730 (Recording); $100 Add On Recording Fee with In-Person or Live Stream Registration
- Detecting Lies: How the Reading of Body Language and Words Help Investigators Detect Deception - Detecting deception is a learned skill. When trying to determine a person’s truthfulness and credibility, that person frequently exhibits subtle indicators. Although there is no one single indicator that will tell you a person is lying, you will learn to pick up on behavior that may cause you to doubt one’s truthfulness. Everyone lies. This session will focus on other than those everyday “little white lies”. It is an educational and entertaining session.
Conducting a Physical Security Review and Assessment - This information packed program will provide you with a recipe on how to conduct your annual security review. No longer can you just use a checklist to determine if your financial institution is safe. We will instruct you on how to think like a criminal to protect your assets, information, and people. Today, the criminal world attacks your institution via computer, customers, and social engineering ploys. Your annual review should find or correct problems with physical security, robbery procedures, and staff training.
Combatting ID Theft and Other Fraudulent Activity - Identity theft happens when someone steals your personal information to commit fraud. Taking steps to protect your customers’ personal information can help them recognize identity theft efforts. This fast moving, updated session follows Federal Trade Commission recommendations to identify the many types of scams and identity theft and what you can do to educate others in order to reduce their chances of becoming victims of these crimes. Stories are discussed to illustrate how easy it is to be scammed by these criminal
National Security Update - Security issues and priorities change on a daily basis, requiring the Security Manager to remain topically informed, assess the impact of those changes and adjust the security model for the entire institution. Crime trends and the evolution of critical legal issues should be as important as media headlines to the Board of Directors, who relies upon the Security Manager to stay topically current, in order to make informed decisions and reports to the Board of Directors. This segment contains “briefing” information about new and emerging events that will likely affect the security function.
Elder Fraud - As the baby boomer generation ages, “Elder Fraud” is likely to be the biggest growing segment for crime in our country! Criminals know who they want to target and have found ways to get close to their victims. They know exactly how to manipulate their target and don’t care what happens to them after the scam. After gaining control of your accountholder, the weakest link at your institution becomes the target.
Observation vs Perception: Improving Your Ability to Pick Up on Suspicious Activity - This is an awareness session to improve your observation skills. What you see is not always what your brain tells you, you see. You will get a better understanding of ways to improve your crime prevention efforts by absorbing and interpreting what's going on around you and of why differences in opinions and descriptions can occur from several observers after all have seen the same incident.
Barry Thompson is a nationally-recognized speaker, consultant, and former banker, with nearly 40 years of service to the financial institution industry. Barry’s financial services career spanned 22 years before he “retired” to establish Thompson Consulting Group, LLC, his consulting firm that assists financial institutions in competing more effectively by providing services specifically targeted to risk management and security. During his career, he served as executive vice president, senior vice president, treasurer, compliance officer, and security officer. In these positions, he has worked in or managed operations, accounting, investments, mortgage processing, and special assignments and has worked with architects and contractors in remodeling and designing institution facilities. Barry has investigated embezzlement cases, identity fraud cases, check kites, and almost all possible criminal incidents against financial institutions. As a security officer, Barry handled over 900 security cases. He has been involved with investigations and prosecutions on the federal, state, and local levels and has testified before grand juries, county courts, bankruptcy courts, family courts, and the New York State Supreme Court.
Branch Walton is a well-known speaker and author on workplace violence, executive protection, identity theft, school safety. Branch’s security experience began with a 21-year career in the U.S. Secret Service where his assignments included: Special Agent-in- Charge of a field office; Assistant Agent-in-Charge of the Office of Training; investigative and protective assignments at three field offices; and security details for Presidents Nixon, Carter, and Reagan. His criminal investigative experience includes threat assessments and the investigation and supervision of counterfeit cases. Prior to his USSS service, Mr. Walton was a commissioned officer in the U. S. Marine Corps and a special agent with the Office of Naval Intelligence. Following his career with the Secret Service, Mr. Walton served as a Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee representative with a U.S. Attorney’s Office, Director of Corporate Security for Cummins Engine Company, Chief of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s Management Institute, a criminal justice instructor at Indiana University, and as President of the National Association for Bank Security-Profit Protection, LLC, a company specializing in security and compliance training for the banking industry. Currently, Branch is active in training program development, management, and/or instruction for: the Miami Police Academy (Florida), Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, University of Findley, Eastern Kentucky University, South American Theft Group Intelligence Network, Miami Dade College, Broward County TRIAD, and South Florida INFRAGARD. He also continues to instruct at Miami Dade College’s School of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security in the fields of physical and operations security. He is the former Associate Dean of Student Services at Henley Putnam University, an online university specializing in intelligence, protection management, terrorism and counter- terrorism studies. He is also a past or current adjunct faculty member of the criminal justice department of six universities. Mr. Walton has authored numerous articles, two books, book chapters, and has consulted on several workplace violence training videos.
Bank security, risk management, bank/branch operations or administration, human resources, compliance, legal counsel, audit and fraud prevention
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