You: The Beginning of Security – December 8
McKonly & Asbury invites you to join us for a security and fraud conference entitled “You: The Beginning of Security” on December 8! This conference will focus on sharing information related to maintaining security of data, funds, and reporting within the company and will also address preventing, detecting, and reacting to fraud within your organization.
We are excited to have PNC Bank as a sponsor of this year’s conference!
Highlights of our conference include:
- A keynote presentation from Ben Wallach, leader of PNC Bank’s Enterprise Fraud organization. Ben has a great mix of Fraud and Cyber perspectives and will provide attendees with real life customer points of view and practical advice.
- 6.5 Continuing Professional Education Hours (2.5 Accounting & Attest and 4.0 Specialized Knowledge and Application). The level for the Continuing Professional Education Hours is intermediate and there are no prerequisites.
- 5.5 Continuing Legal Education Credits.
- Breakfast, lunch, and networking.
8:00am-8:30am – Registration and Breakfast
8:30am-8:45am – Welcome
8:45am-9:35am – Cyber Risk Analysis for Business Professionals (William Ebersole, Special Agent with the FBI) William’s presentation will discuss the threats that arise from cybercriminals, cyberterrorists, and cyberspies with emphasis on attacks that have impacted attendees’ relative areas.
9:35am-10:50am – Fraud Threats Confronting the Financial Services Industry (Ben Wallach, Enterprise Fraud Executive with PNC Bank) Ben’s keynote presentation will give the audience a timely update regarding the significant fraud threats confronting the Financial Services Industry as well as its highly valued customer base. Ben will outline how PNC continues to set the bar higher, citing real life examples of impactful incidents and outcomes, both positive and negative, motivating the audience to actively engage. Ben will further discuss how PNC actively collaborates with clients to reset and revise best practices, acknowledging the critical dual responsibility on both sides in preventing, detecting, and resolving these events.
10:50am-11:00am – Break
11:00am-12:00pm – Modern Cyberattacks and Network Defense (Ken Pyle, Partner with DFDR Consulting LLC) Ken’s presentation will outline how cyber attacks and cyber crime, which have emerged as leading threats against the financial sector and accounting firms, are perpetrated, how to defend against them, how to prepare your firm for the newest trends, and how to investigate them, post-incident. Attendees will gain an intimate knowledge of advanced penetration techniques and strategies that malicious attackers use to “crack the perimeter” and will understand strategies to find, remediate, and defend their networks against multiple types of malicious attacks.
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm-1:50pm – Digital Investigations and Breach Response (Michael Nelson, Founder of DFDR Consulting LLC) Michael’s presentation will touch on the topics of Digital Forensics vs. Incident Response while discussing how to respond to a breach and properly handle digital evidences. The impact of mobile devices, social media, physical infrastructure, and the cloud will also be discussed in how they relate to forensics and ediscovery. Finally, common tips and tools will be identified that best assist with investigation strategies.
1:50pm-2:40pm – The Benefits of Conducting a Fraud Risk Assessment in your Organization (David Hammarberg, Principal/Director of IT and Samuel BowerCraft, Senior Manager with McKonly & Asbury) Dave and Sam’s presentation will discuss the benefits of conducting a fraud risk assessment and how YOU play a role in that assessment. Dave will also discuss real life examples on how a fraud risk assessment could have prevented a fraud event.
2:40pm-2:50pm – Break
2:50pm-3:40pm – A Responsible Approach to Internal Investigations (Thomas French, Partner and Wesley Mishoe, Associate with Rhoads & Sinon) The way your business responds to allegations of fraudulent activity will dictate its future if those allegations turn out to be true. This presentation focuses on the internal investigation that should be conducted with the assistance of investigative counsel, in order to minimize risk, successfully uncover the facts, and protect the fruits of the investigation.
3:40pm-4:00pm – Closing
The seminar fee is $60.
Refund Policy: Full refunds will be granted until Friday, December 2. Cancellations after Friday, December 2 and ‘no shows’ will not be refunded. Substitutions are welcome; please notify us in advance using the contact information below.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call Melissa Roberson, Marketing Manager with McKonly & Asbury, at 717-972-5822.