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2020 FINRA Cybersecurity Conference Agenda

2020 FINRA Cybersecurity Conference | January 14, 2020 | New York, NY

The FINRA Cybersecurity Conference helps you stay current on today’s cybersecurity challenges and the ways in which organizations can understand vulnerabilities and threats, and create resilience against cyber attacks. Whether you are the Chief Information Security Officer, an IT professional, compliance officer or business owner, you will learn from leading experts in the industry and participate in engaging sessions to leave you with valuable information to help you protect your organization.

Tuesday, January 14

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cybersecurity Solutions Exhibitors

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

9:05 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Keynote Address 

9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Networking Break

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m

Identify: Cybersecurity Threats

Join FINRA staff and industry panelists as they discuss the benefit of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework in developing a strong cybersecurity program. During the session, panelists discuss using a risk-management-based approach to cybersecurity, cybersecurity governance, assessments, including vendor due diligence, and the identification and inventorying of critical assets. Panelists discuss how firms with different business models conduct assessments and how the results inform a firm’s cybersecurity program.

11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Protect: Measures and Controls

Attend this session to learn about preventive measures firms can take to control access to their systems, protect data on those systems, and educate and train contractors and staff about sound cybersecurity practices. As part of this discussion, panelists address some of the common areas where failures may occur (e.g., malware downloads, phishing attacks and wire transfers) and measures to prevent them.

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Networking Lunch

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Detect: Detecting Threats in a Timely Manner

During this session, panelists discuss monitoring for cybersecurity threats and detecting cyber events or attacks and security breaches. Panelist discuss the types of monitoring that firms perform; the policies, processes and tools that support that monitoring; and the challenges of maintaining strong detective controls and making effective use of data and alerts.

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Networking Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Respond and Recover: Recovery Plan - Minimizing the Damage

This session evaluates how to respond to and recover from a cyber-attack or security breach. Panelists address incident response planning, restoring systems, process improvements, and communications with clients and regulators when breaches occur.

3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Networking Break

3:45 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

Cybersecurity the Current Regulatory Environment: Insight from Regulators and Industry Experts

During this session, hear insight from regulators and industry experts. Panelists answer your questions related to the cybersecurity regulatory landscape, what they are seeing during examinations and other important issues. You will hear their perspectives on effective practices and helpful tips they have identified.

4:40 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Closing Remarks

4:45 p.m.

Conference Adjourns

This agenda is subject to change.