Financial services industry-focused cybersecurity webinar set for July 19

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July 12, 2016

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Financial services industry professionals tasked with staying one step ahead of cyberthreats can benefit from a free financial services industry-focused webinar, hosted by OnCourse Learning Financial Services, through its BankersEdge brand.

“This cybersecurity webinar being led by two BakerHostetler partners will offer useful best practices for financial services experts to consider,” said Brett Shively, executive vice president of financial services for OnCourse Learning. “With financial institutions spending millions of dollars each year on fending off cyberthreats, the free webinar is well worth an investment of time.”

The webinar is recommended for retail bankers, commercial bankers, trust professionals, HR professionals, internal audit services, electronic service professionals, deposit operations and internal security/fraud professionals.

The live event, presented by BakerHostetler Partners Anthony Sharett and Craig Hoffman, in cooperation with OnCourse Learning, is scheduled for noon CDT July 19. The webinar will address the following critical issues:

  • Top cyberthreats facing the financial services industry
  • Tactical and practical views on solutions to mitigate risk
  • Cybersecurity guidelines and assessment tools
  • Examples of financial institutions that have faced cyberattacks
  • Mitigate risk and thwart cyberattacks with these best practices
  • Risk reduction training tips for organizations to consider

To register for the webinar, visit our website.

Cybersecurity course offerings

OnCourse Learning also offers courses to cover a broad range of strategic and operational considerations related to cybersecurity.

Course offerings include the following:

  • Social Media Risk Mitigation for Financial Institutions – Covers awareness of social media communications by customers and employees, along with the impact on compliance and reputation risk.
  • Personal Computing and the Internet – Discusses risk and issues that businesses must address in the increasingly complex digital world.
  • Financial Institutions and the Internet – Advises on how financial institutions should address the strategic and tactical implications of internet usage by customers.

To preview a course, call 877-999-3343 or send an email request to

Webinar presenter bios

Sharett is national co-chairman, financial services group, at BakerHostetler. He has extensive knowledge of the banking, mortgage, credit union and specialty finance industries. Utilizing a comprehensive approach to counseling, paired with his experience as a former regulator, Sharett understands the key issues that arise within these sectors.

Hoffman is a leading member of the firm’s Chambers USA-ranked privacy and data protection team. He provides proactive counsel on the complex regulatory issues that arise from data collection and use, including customer communications, data analytics, emerging payments, cross-border transfers and security incident response preparedness.

OnCourse Learning Financial Services, through its BankersEdge brand, is a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance training for the financial services industry, offering a comprehensive course catalog complemented by its sophisticated learning management system. To learn more, please contact 866-512-9888, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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About OnCourse Learning

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