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2021 Cybersecurity Forum

April 16, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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What best practices should financial firms employ to maintain a secure remote working environment? The 2021 Cybersecurity Forum will address this question and more. Attendees will learn how to assess and mitigate critical cybersecurity weaknesses in today’s ultra-connected world.

Come prepared to gain deep understanding of existing vulnerabilities that threaten the global financial industry. Thought leaders from both the public and private sector will guide the discussion on unique perspectives and actionable tactics to successfully execute a robust, enterprise-wide cybersecurity strategy.

Don’t miss our panel on foundational management strategies, which will feature a discussion on managing cash flow while investing for future growth, setting firms up for long-term operational success. Discover how firms can provide support for broader business models by prioritizing robust, secure analytics and digital finance solutions.

Preventing a cybersecurity crisis is a critical investment that affords many benefits and opportunities to those who remain abreast of the latest threats. Attendees will learn how to realize these advantages and position themselves for a secure, resilient future.

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Alton Crooks, CFA, MBA, Managing Principal, Fidelis Capital LLC, Chair of the Business Management Group, CFA Society NY


Kristen M. Lane, Intelligence Analyst, FBI Cyber Division

*This keynote session will not be recorded. 

1:00 PM | BREAK


Introduced by Andrew Auslander, CFA, FRM, Managing Principal, Agile Financial, Co-Chair of the Value Investing Group, CFA Society New York


Rahul Mahna, Managing Director – Cyber Security Solutions, EisnerAmper


Raj Badhwar, CISSP, CEH, SVP, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Voya Financial

Michael Diaz, Senior Manager, Client Cybersecurity Technology, Drawbridge Partners

Kelly S. Geary, Esq., CCP, CIPP/US, Managing Principal, EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants


Christopher Flens-Batina, Relationship Banker, Capital One Bank, Vice Chair of the Business Management Group, CFA Society NY

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Learning Outcomes

  • Effectively assess threats to your remote work environment
  •  Develop familiarity with regulatory expectations for cybersecurity
  • Monitor vendors and assess cyber strategy capabilities
  • Prevent critical data loss during a real cybersecurity attack
  •  Factors to consider in determining cybersecurity insurance coverage