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Security Summit Schedule

Security Summit Schedule

Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to meet and collaborate with likeminded credit union security professionals in Las Vegas on September 20-21. This event directly precedes the Annual Conference so you can attend both.

The Summit hosts 50+ credit union-only attendees as they learn about and discuss a range of topics like hurricane recovery, security in a post pandemic world and vulnerability management. Then get an update and interact with NCUA Regional Information Security Officers. Leave with innovative ideas, new connections, and maybe even a few new friends.

12:45 - 1:00 p.m. - Registration (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

Pick up your badge outside of the meeting room. 

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. - Welcome (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

Winning the Talent War: Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Information Security Talent

Moderator: Eric Starkey, CIO, Louisiana Federal Credit Union

- Todd Clemens, IT Director, SunWest FCU
- Dyan Mashman, SVP Information Technology, Firefighters First FCU
- Damian Romano, SVP Offensive Security, NC SECU
- Dylan Wyatt, Chief Information Officer, Together CU

With tightening labor markets and increasing demand for skilled Information Security professionals how does a Credit Union compete for talent. In this panel discussion several credit unions will share their experiences and successes. 

2:15 – 3:00 p.m. - Security Considerations When Migrating to the Cloud (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

Moderator: Pete Sedgwick, CIO, Deere Employees CU

Panelist: Michael Soule, National Director of Enterprise Architecture & Innovation, Sentinel

Dive into a multi-step framework to confidently adopt cloud. The cloud changes your known risks and presents entirely new risks. Though the cloud still offers you tremendous value. You can use this framework to better identify and manage these risks for your organization.Additional information coming soon! 

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. - Networking Break (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. - DR/BCP Dispatches from the Eye of a CAT4 Hurricane (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

Moderator: Eric Starkey, CIO, Louisiana Federal Credit Union

A case study of how a how a CU survived the lead up to and aftermath of a CAT4 hurricane.

4:30 - 5:30 p.m. - Open Topic Roundtable (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

Moderator: Mark Reed, SVP Technology, American Airlines CU

During this session we will open the discussion to the most popular topics identified by the group earlier today. Learn from your peers about how to solve challenges in your environment and share your top pain points (and successes) with the group.

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Networking Reception (Roman Ballroom IV, Promenade Level)

Continue your conversation over beverages and snacks before heading out to dinner. 


7:30 – 8:00 a.m. - Breakfast (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. - Vulnerability Management: A Case Study and Peer Roundtable Discussion (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

Moderator: Steven Ritchie, Information Security Officer, American Airlines CU

A credit unions approach to vulnerability management that details the results, successes, lessons learned, what lies ahead, and best practices. After the presentation the group will break into roundtables and discuss an assigned topic. 

 9:30 – 9:45 a.m. - Networking Break (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. - Information Security In a New Environment (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

Moderator: Richard Roark, SVP/Chief Technology Officer, Bay Federal Credit Union

- Richard Borden, Information Security Officer, Blackhawk Credit Union
- Ryan Lemere, Network Engineer, Bay Federal Credit Union
- Steve McConnell, Director of IT & Security, Northwoods CU
- Troy Smith, VP of Information Technology, Valley FCU

With a shift in workforce including many remote, potential for BYOD, new collaboration tools and mobile technology how should a Credit Union look to secure their systems in this new environment.

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. - Networking Break (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

11:00 AM – 12:00 p.m. - Information Security Awareness for Employees and Members (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

Moderator: Mark Reed, SVP Technology, American Airlines CU

Panelist: Sarah Hrabal, Information Security Analyst, American Airlines CU

Learn and listen how implement an effective and strong information security awareness program for employees and members. 

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. - Networking Lunch (Roman Ballroom III, Promenade Level)

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. - NCUA Panel (Roman Ballroom IV, Promenade Level)

Moderator: Mark Reed, SVP Technology, American Airlines CU

- Wayne H. Trout, Regional Information Systems Officer, Southern Region
- Ernest B. Chambers Jr., Director, Critical Infrastructure Division, Office of Examination & Insurance

NCUA’s Critical Infrastructure Division develops guidance and examination direction for NCUA’s information security examination program.  RISOs and examiners use this program to complete the cybersecurity reviews to identify issues and provide credit unions with corrective actions.  This moderated session will discuss the current cybersecurity threat landscape facing credit unions, the current Information Security Examination program (ISE), and some of the examination trends and issues seen by RISOs in recent years.

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. - Open Discussion (Roman Ballroom IV, Promenade Level)

Moderator: Mark Reed, SVP Technology, American Airlines CU

CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council and CUNA Technology Council Conference Begins 
(Roman Ballroom IV, Promenade Level)

For those of you staying for the full conference, head over the registration desk (Palace Ballroom, Emperors Level) to pick up your conference badge and bag. Sessions are listed in the conference app.