The Disaster Experience

Date: 
Wed. Apr. 3 - 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration Information
Member Registration Price: 
$275.00
Non Member Registration Price: 
$575.00

DESCRIPTION

Disasters of every shape, size, look and feel happen all the time, affecting businesses, people’s jobs, lives and families, and ultimately, the economy. How would you handle unexpected disruption?

Never be caught unprepared again!

The Disaster Experience --- A Mock Disaster Exercise - Bob Mellinger
Chances are that while you read this, an unexpected disaster is causing financial institution stress and confusion and is affecting their long-term ability to provide products and services to its customers. Is the organization prepared to handle it? Will it be able to recover?

These exercises are designed to put you in the throes of a real-life disaster situation, as it unfolds. You will make the critical decisions any organization will have to make - and deal with the consequences of those decisions! After you’ve finished, you’ll understand the importance of planning in advance for a disaster or other business disruption.

Session participants will:

  • Understand the basic principles of emergency management, how they apply to Business Continuity Planning and effective risk management;
  • Understand the importance of creating, maintaining, and testing a Business Continuity Plan;
  • Experience first-hand the problems that can result from a poorly developed, poorly executed, or non-existent plan;
  • Have an opportunity to share personal experiences with colleagues regarding business continuity challenges;
  • Discuss lessons learned from both previously experienced disasters and future disasters that could affect their organization.

Importance of Effective Communication During a Disaster or Crisis - All Clear
As a disaster or crisis is unfolding, it is critical to be able to identify which of your locations and employees may be affected. These events range from the urgency of communicating in an Active Shooter situation to managing natural disasters which can be long duration events. Having the proper tools and procedures in place to support your organization is essential.

Cyber Threat Intelligence- Cheryl Buntin
Malware is an adversary’s tool, but the real threat is the human one, and cyber threat intelligence focuses on countering those flexible and persistent human threats with empowered and trained human defenders. Knowledge about the adversary is core to all security teams.

Regulator Panel - OCC, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, FDIC, WV Division of Financial Institutions
Representatives from each Regulatory Agency will be on-hand to answer questions you may have regarding business continuity and disaster preparedness from a regulation standpoint.

FREE tour of the FBI’s Biometric Center of Excellence Included for the first 25 registrants!

FBI: Biometric Center of Excellence ** FBI tour is the night before the seminar**

If you have never had the opportunity to tour the FBI Center in Bridgeport, this is your chance! We will tour the FBI’s newly opened Biometric Center of Excellence (BCOE) facility. We will meet several FBI agents, and watch a live demonstrations as they scan and identify fingerprints. The technology they have is amazing! You do not want to miss this!