- 4/10/13 MBA invites SBS to discuss ERM
SBS Senior Information Security Consultant, Chad Knutson, will be speaking on Enterprise Risk Management at Minnesota Bankers Operations and Technology Conference at the Arrowwood Conference Center in Alexandria, MN.
- 2/25/13 PACB - CCBSP Second chance to join
Due to some unfortunate weather conditions January 16th in Harrisburg, some people were not able to attend the first session of the CCBSP event. An additional date has been scheduled for February 25th in Harrisburg for those who were not able to attend and for other who wish to join. Please contact email@example.com for details and to sign up.
- 2/6/2013 ZDnet interviews SBS Consultant
Jon Waldman provides insight into the probability and impact of the data breach on community banks across the 18 state effected area. He encourages banks not take this breach lightly as it will likely result in an increase in attention towards community banks by the hacking community.
- 2/6/13 GSB Event “Understanding the Mysteries of Remote Deposit Capture”
Dr. Kevin Streff presents the Mysteries of Remote Deposit Capture. The act of taking a deposit has grown into a robust and complex process. The addition of Remote Deposit Capture (RDC) as a venue for financial institutions to take deposits increases the bank’s ability to reach more customers and brings efficiencies to the market. With these advantages comes the need to comply with federal regulations and mitigate risk.
- 1/15/13 PACB kicks off CCBSP Certification
In partnership with PACB, Secure Banking Solutions holds its first event related to the newly created Certified Community Bank Security Professional “CCBSP” certification in Pennsylvania. Approximately 34 bank employees attended the program which consists of 16 continuing credit hours divided into 4 classes throughout the year. This certification course covers the following key security controls required by regulations and examiners: Risk Management, Information Security Program, Third Party Management, Business Continuity, Incident Response, Security Awareness, Network Security, IT Audit. http://www.pacb.org/pacb-education/ccbsp/
- 12/1/12 SBS becomes member of ICBND
SBS is proud to announce it has become an associate member of Independent Community Bankers of North Dakota.
- 9/19/12 CCBSP Certification Announced
Secure Banking Solutions is proud to announce a new Information Security Certification program called “Certified Community Bank Security Professional”. The CCBSP certification is specially designed to benefit any professional working with Information Technology and Information Security who has a direct responsibility for information. Additionally, those who support these individuals or serve on IT or Audit Committees can expand their understanding of security and to help direct their institution’s activities in improving their security program. For more information regarding the CCBSP endorsement, please contact Cha Knutson at (605) 480-3366 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 10/1/11 PACB Endorses SBS
Secure Banking Solutions is proud to announce that the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB) has endorsed SBS as a preferred consulting provider for its member banks. PACB understands the importance of a partnership with an organization that understands good security in community banking and who can drive real business value to PACB members while providing regulatory compliance solutions. This alliance allows community banks in Pennsylvania to receive discounted pricing on all SBS products and services. For more information regarding the PACB endorsement, TRAC, and the many services provided by SBS, please contact Nick Podhradsky at (605) 770-3926 or email@example.com.
- 1/1/11 VACB Endorses TRAC
Secure Banking Solutions is proud to announce that the Virginia Association of Community Banks (VACB) has endorsed TRAC™ as a preferred product for its member banks. VACB recognizes the need for a strong company that offers an economical product to assist community banks with an automated compliance solution that includes IT risk assessment, ISP policy generation, and vendor due diligence and oversight. For more information regarding the VACB endorsement or TRAC products in Virginia, please contact Nick Podhradsky at (605) 770-3926 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 8/15/11 Dr. Streff conducts GSB Technology School
SBS founder Dr. Streff and network security experts, Dr. Engebretson and Dr. Pauli, taught the Bank Technology Management School, a one-week Graduate School of Banking (GSB) program, which included practical, hands-on labs that allowed students to apply learned concepts in real-world situations. This applied learning is a key benefit of participating in GSB courses and provides skills and tools you can put to use immediately at your bank.
Dakota State University (DSU) and GSB at University of Wisconsin-Madison have collaborated to create the Bank Technology Management School. Dr. Kevin Streff, faculty and director of the National Center for the Protection of the Financial Infrastructure at DSU, led the effort at DSU along with Kirby Davidson, president and CEO of GSB.
- 8/4/11 Dr. Streff trains 250 federal regulators
Following Dr. Streff’s testimony in front of the U.S. Senate Banking Committee in June, the Federal Reserve requested Dr. Streff provide additional training to its examiners. On Thursday, August 4, 2011, Dr. Streff spoke with 250 lead regulatory examiners regarding good risk management practices and common examination issues SBS has identified while working with 400 financial institutions in 40 states over the past six years.
- 8/1/11 Dr. Engebretson publishes Ethical Hacking Book
SBS Penetration Tester, Dakota State University Professor, and expert ethical hacker Dr. Pat Engebretson has published a new book titled “The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing”. Dr. Engebretson held a book signing to celebrate this recent publication at DefCon/Black Hat, a technical security conference, in Las Vegas. Both SBS lead Penetration Testers, Dr. Engebretson and Dr. Pauli were also featured presenters at the conference. For more information, please read:
- 6/20/11 SBS Founder to Testify before Congress
MADISON, SD - Kevin Streff, Ph.D., founder of Secure Banking Solutions and Director of the National Center for the Protection of the Financial Infrastructure, will testify before congress Tuesday, June 21 in a hearing entitled “Cybersecurity and Data Governance in the Financial Services Sector.”