Cybersecurity training available to banking industry
July 8, 2016
The South Dakota Division of Banking is going to hold a cybersecurity training event at Dakota State University in Madison. The training will take place on August 16th and will include various speakers, including law enforcement officials, state and federal regulators, and DSU educators. Agenda topics include the threat of cybercrime, risk assessments and best practices, along with roundtable discussion and a hacking simulation table top exercise.
State Banking Director Bret Afdahl said that financial institutions are constantly combating online threats, which could compromise the safety and soundness of their operations. He said this training will better equip bank leaders with the questions to ask and the steps to take to better prepare their institution to survive and thrive in today’s challenging environment.
The cybersecurity awareness training is co-hosted by the Independent Community Bankers of South Dakota, South Dakota Bankers Association, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and DSU.