From the Trenches, the SANS 2016 Survey on Security and Risk in the Financial Sector: Part 1 Incidents, Risks and Preparedness

  • Webcast Aired Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016 1:00PM EDT (19 Oct 2016 17:00 UTC)
  • Speakers: Arabella Hallawell, G. Mark Hardy, Mike Goldgof

Insider threat, in the form of employee abuse and misuse, was the top threat financial institutions were contending with last year, based on the 2015 SANS survey on security spending and preparedness in the financial services sector. In it, phishing was the second most chronic threat facing these organizations.

This two-part webcast will release the results of our 2016 survey, which examines new threats and best practices for managing risk in the financial sector.

In Part 1, attendees will learn how threats and risks have evolved since last year's survey, and whether or not their preparedness has evolved in tandem. Attend this webcast to learn about the following:

  • Causes of the most impactful incidents
  • Alternative pay instruments and risks
  • Preparedness to detect, protect and respond to significant incidents
  • How organizations are shoring up the insider threat problem
  • Organizations ' ability to manage risk effectively

Part 2, held on Thursday, October 20, 2016, will focus on the relationship between risk and security the financial sector. Click here to register for Part 2.

Register today to be among the first to receive the associated whitepaper written by G. Mark Hardy.

View the associated whitepaper here.