The GSB Online Seminar Series

The GSB Online Seminars Series offers a convenient, cost-effective way to access quality educational opportunities. Please note ALL times below in CENTRAL TIMEZONE.

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Presenter: Chad Knutson, SBS CyberSecurity  This 60-minute program will be presented live on: October 29, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: January 29, 2019 Price: $159   US-Cert has issued multiple warnings in October regarding ATM Cash-out attacks. This alert builds on the warning shared by the FBI in August, days prior to the $13.5 Million Dollar Cosmos Bank ATM Cash-Out.  In this session, we will take a deep dive into ATM Cash-Out attacks, provide practical controls to bolster internal controls. These attacks generally take place on a holiday or extended weekend, when attackers have more time to drain ATM’s of cash and flee the scene. We are coming up on a few holidays and long weekends yet in 2018. Federal agencies have strong evidence that suggests the North Korean hacking group, Hidden Cobra, is leading a campaign coined FASTcash to target ATM networks. In this session we will cover into the following topics in depth:​   •    US-CERT Technical Alert on FASTcash https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA18-275A  •    US-CERT “KEYMARBLE” Malware Analysis linked to FASTcash  https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/analysis-reports/AR18-221A •    Internal Controls for small to medium-sized financial institutions •    Vendor Management questions for Payment Switch Providers •    Lessons Learned from Unlimited Operation Breaches   Target Audience:  Information Security Officer, IT Manager, Risk Officer, Internal Auditor, and Executives looking to understand the ATM Unlimited Operation style attacks and preventive controls. Read More

Presenter: Jon Waldman, SBS CyberSecurity, LLC This 90-minute program will be presented live on: November 21, 2:00-3:30 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: February 21, 2019 Price: $275   The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment guidance has introduced a new term for our risk management practice: External Dependency Management. We will explore this new term in our guidance and better understand the requirements provided. This new term is a broader description of vendor management, service provider oversight, third party management and new requirements around customer risk management.   This session will discuss the following topics: Current regulatory Vendor Management landscape Integrating vendor management into the Information Security Program Risk assessing vendors New vendor or product Selection Ongoing vendor management Creating a DYNAMIC vendor management program Leveraging SOC reports for control understanding Integration of customer relationships into risk management process   Target Audience:  Information security officer, IT manager, risk officer, internal auditor, and executives looking to understand the risk vendor relationships   This program qualifies for the following CPE Credits through the SBS Institute: 1.5 CPEs*: CBSM, CBVM ISC2*: Estimated 1.5 hrs. CISSP.  ISACA*: Estimated 1.5 hrs. CISA/CISM/CRISC. *Self-Reporting Read More

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Presenter:   Charles Green, Small Business Finance Institute This 60-minute program will be presented live on: March 20, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: June 20, 2019 Price: $225   This seminar presents an overview of the SBA’s ‘workhorse’ credit enhancement option, the 7(a) Loan Guaranty program, which can be used to finance virtually any business capital need. The discussion will describe the 7(a) program’s opportunities, participation requirements, borrower profiles, eligibility constraints, lender obligations, and borrower benefits.   Participants will get a soup-to-nuts explanation about how SBA 7(a) loans can serve as a competitive tool to provide client solutions while improving the bank profitability and portfolio quality at the same time. Participants will learn:   How to deploy 7(a) loans effectively to manage a broad list of client needs with custom-fit solutions under the umbrella of a government guarantee How participating lenders can boost earnings immediately with an aggressive secondary market using an efficient credit enhancement tool that lowers portfolio risk 7(a) loan program size limitations and the various borrower qualification parameters Key insights into underwriting, documentation and accountability to guide management and policy considerations Selective situations where loan guarantees can be strategic in managing credit underwriting / client conflicts Definitive views of an experienced commercial banker with more than $300 million of direct participation in guaranteed lending   Target Audience:  Business development officers, business loan underwriters, loan analysts, credit officers, risk management officers Read More

Presenter:   Charles Green, Small Business Finance Institute This 60-minute program will be presented live on: March 21, 10:00-11:00 a.m Central Time Recording available through: June 21, 2019 Price: $225   This session presents an overview of the SBA’s most competitive real estate credit product, the 504/CDC Loan, which are used to boost economic development with long term capital asset financing. The discussion will describe the 504/CDC program’s opportunities, participation requirements, borrower profiles, eligibility constraints, lender obligations, and borrower benefits.   Participants will receive a thorough explanation about how the low-exposure leverage opportunities and low pricing can serve as a competitive tool to provide client solutions while improving the bank’s portfolio exposure at the same time.  Learning objectives include:   How to deploy CDC/504 loans effectively to manage the exposure on capital asset acquisition loans, with competitive loan terms and interest rates How participating lenders might leverage capital through secondary market options CDC/504 loan program size limitations and options available to the lender Key insights into underwriting, documentation and accountability to guide management and policy considerations Perspective on working with 504 partner – Certified Development Companies Definitive views of an experienced commercial banker with more than $300 million of direct participation in guaranteed lending   Target Audience:  Business development officers, business loan underwriters, loan analysts, credit officers, risk management officers Read More

Presenter:   Charles Green, Small Business Finance Institute  This 60-minute program will be presented live on: March 21, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Central Time Recording available through: June 21, 2019 Price: $225   This program presents an overview of the SBA’s most flexible working capital credit program, SBA Express, which are used to finance business growth. The discussion will describe the Express program’s opportunities, participation requirements, borrower profiles, eligibility constraints, lender obligations, and borrower benefits.   Participants will get a soup-to-nuts explanation about how collectively the several SBA Express Loan options can serve as a competitive tool to provide client solutions while improving the bank portfolio quality at the same time.  Attendees will learn:   How SBA Express loans combine revolving / term repayment options, which can be customized to fit your client’s situation How participating lenders can boost earnings through secondary market participation with smaller, efficient loans while lowering portfolio risk SBA Express program size limitations and the various borrower eligibility parameters How to tap into a preferred program for U.S. military veterans that can add competitiveness to your business loan marketing efforts An easy-to-use yet low-risk program to finance domestic exports with an SBA guaranty Definitive views of an experienced commercial banker with more than $300 million of direct participation in guaranteed lending   Target Audience:  Business development officers, business loan underwriters, loan analysts, credit officers, risk management officers Read More

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