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Minority- and Women-Owned Business Technical Assistance Event

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Event Name: Cybersecurity Awareness and Preparedness
Target Audience: Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses and Small Businesses
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: Continental breakfast and networking 8:00 am until 9:00 am ET
Program 9:00 am until 12:30 pm ET
Location: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Headquarters
Constitution Center Auditorium
400 7th Street, SW, Washington DC 20219
Purpose: Provide technical assistance to minority- and women-owned and small businesses about cybersecurity risks and preparation for doing business with financial institutions.
Hosts: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)


Session 1: Law Enforcement

Speaker – James Meehan, Deputy Special Agent in Charge, Criminal Investigations Division, Cyber Operations, United States Secret Service
Speaker Topic - Cybersecurity Risks, Vulnerabilities, Awareness, and Contingency Plans to Mitigate and Address Risks.
Description: Attendees will learn current trends regarding cyber security intrusion into small businesses, suggestions for good “cyber-hygiene” protocol, and what businesses should do if they find they have been compromised.
Session Time: 1.25 hours (including Q&A)


Session 2: Panel Discussion of Cybersecurity Requirements with Financial Institution Representatives

Panel Composition: Representatives from financial institutions (national banks, state banks, and credit unions) knowledgeable about cybersecurity within their respective organizations.
Panel Topic: Share cybersecurity requirements that financial institutions expect from their vendors (doing business with financial institutions) as well as from their customers (lending risk perspective).
Session Time: 1.5 hours (including Q&A)


Attendees must pre-register. To receive registration form, please e-mail: