2015 Risk and Cybersecurity Conference


Implementing superior security programs that safeguard financial institutions are a necessary component to decrease internal risk and minimize the vulnerability of branch offices. CBA’s Risk and Cybersecurity Conference Committee graciously invites all risk and security professionals to learn and share with your peers at this new annual event.

Who Should Attend

  • Security officers
  • Risk officers
  • Technology administrators
  • Compliance officers
  • IT/IS managers
  • Operations officers
  • Law enforcement


 Wednesday, June 10, 2015

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast in the Marketplace
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Conference Welcome and Introduction
9:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Data Breach: Ten Questions You Need
To Answer
  Steve Martinez, Managing Director
  Stroz Friedberg
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Refreshment Break in Marketplace
11:15 a.m. – 12:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions – Series I
  1. The Complexities of Internal
Fraud Risk Management
  Michael Bacon, Managing Partner
  2. Protecting Your Bank Against
Data Breaches and Cybersecurity Attacks
  Jeffrey Korte, Director of Community
Institution and Associations
12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions – Series II
  1. The ATM Fraud Evolution
  Scott Harroff, Chief Information
Security Architect
Diebold, Inc.
  2. Enterprise Risk Management
  Robert Maslac, CEO
Risk Management Group
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Physical Security and Internal
Investigations and Their Impact
on All Risk Domains
  Michael Bacon, Managing Partner
5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception in Marketplace

Thursday, June 11, 2015

7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in the Marketplace
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Securing the Virtual Branch
  Jay McLaughlin, SVP & Chief
Secuirty Officer
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions – Series III
  1. Before, During and After a
Bank Robery
  Steve May, Special Agent, Bank
Robbery Coordinator
Federal Bureau of Investigation
  2. Outsourcing the Information
Security Function
  David Conne
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Cybercrime:  Information Sharing
and Collaboration Panel
  Stan StahlModerator
John Coleman, Grandpoint Bank
Jensen Penalosa, FBI
Joshua Peplow, American Business Bank
Maria Ramirez, Los Angeles County
District Attorney’s Office
Frederick Simon, FBI – InfraGard,
Los Angeles Division
2:30 p.m. CBA Grand Prize Giveaway and
Conference Adjourns


Early-bird Registration Fees by May 8, 2015

CBA Member Bank $595
Non-member Bank $795
Affiliate Member $1,095

Standard Registration Fees after May 8, 2015

CBA Member Bank $795
Non-member Bank $995
Affiliate Member


*Group Discount: 3 or more attendees from the same organization receive  $50 off each registration when registering by fax, email or mail.

Cancellation Policy

Substitutions are allowed, at no additional cost. Written notice is required for all substitutions/cancellations. The full registration fee will be refunded if written notice is received by May 15, 2015, and 50 percent if by May 29. No refunds will be provided after May 29. Registrations made on or after May 29 are not subject to refund.


The Westin Bonaventure
404 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 624-1000

Hotel accommodations can be made by calling the Westin Bonaventure at (213) 624-1000. The CBA rate is $229, single or double occupancy, plus taxes and fees. Rooms are limited, please make your reservations by Friday, May 8, 2015. If the CBA room block reaches capacity before this date, the hotel may accept reservations on a space-available basis at the prevailing rates.

Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

If you are interested and would like more information, please contact:

Stacy Wolfenberger
Manager of Events and Trade Show Logistics
(916) 438-4418

A few reasons your organization should sponsor and/or exhibit:

  • Maximize your company’s brand awareness and increase your market position
  • Gain direct access to CBA member banks and institutions in an exclusive environment
  • Raise your profile above your competitors
  • Learn about the issues confronting today’s financial service leaders and gain valuable insight into potential solutions
  • Match your exposure needs, regardless of your budget
  • Shape or reinforce a positive perception of your company with California’s bank executives
  • Support the California Bankers Association, the largest non-profit banking organization serving the California financial services industry