Security issues change almost daily, requiring the Security Officer to assess and address each occurrence. Staying on top of what is happening in New York has become more necessary than ever. Crime trends are as important as headlines when evaluating ac- tions and reactions for financial institutions. The Security Director must stay current in order to make informed decisions and report to the Board.
Topics covered during this Fraud/Security training include:
Handling Critical Incidents: The Bank Robbery
We work in a profession where robbery is more than just a possibility. You will un- derstand what the signals are that tell a criminal your credit union is the one to rob. Knowing why your institution is selected allows you to alter your physical layout, change procedures and develop a program filled with robbery mitigation factors.
As the baby boomer generation ages “Elder Fraud,” will be the biggest growing seg- ment for crime in our country! We will review how the attacks work as well as how to get the unfortunate help! This information packed session will give you a whole new perspective on elder fraud.
When Social Media Attacks
Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, Google+ and other social media websites are chang- ing the world. We will review how this channel unmonitored can become a night- mare for public relations. This presentation demonstrates the need to monitor your credit union’s image as it appears on social media websites.
This fast moving program on preventing losses will focus on the information the identity thieves have before they call your credit union. You will learn how criminals target your credit union and more particularly you when trying to obtain informa- tion or financial rewards.
Speaker: Barry Thompson
Barry Thompson has worked in the financial services industry for over three decades, holding the positions of security officer, compliance officer, treasurer, senior vice president, and executive vice president. He is the only fraud edu- cator in our industry who has worked in senior management positions, which affords him unique insight into financial institutions.
During his career, Barry has handled over 900 security cases. He has been involved with investigations and prosecutions on the federal, state, and local levels, and has testi- fied before grand juries, county courts, bankruptcy courts, family courts, and the New York State Supreme Court.
Barry is also an internationally-recognized speaker who has appeared at many financial industry conferences. He has made presentations on communications, leadership, compliance, and finan- cial institution security – including presentations in Brussels to European bankers on internal fraud, at the United Nations on identity theft, and to Japanese bankers on bank security.
Recognizing the increasing importance of compliance in the financial industry, he became a “Cer- tified Regulatory Compliance Manager” in 1997. He has put his knowledge and expertise to use as an instructor for both CUNA’s Security Institute