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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Continuing IT Training Program

Introduction to Security

Program Overview

Today information systems are the lifeblood of the financial services industry.  This course is designed to provide examiners with an understanding of the key components of an Information Security Program for a bank. The course opens with a brief review of Information Security and Cybersecurity and an overview of potential risks and countermeasures.   The course will integrate elements of related IT examination guidance, resources, and tools (GLBA, FACTA, Part 364 appendix A, FFIEC Handbooks, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Cybersecurity Assessment Tool, and InTREx).  The course will take a detailed look at elements of an ISP including oversight roles and responsibilities. Next, the course will cover security management components and practices.   Throughout the course, exercises and activities will be used to reinforce the concepts and help make the information to participants for a bank examination.

Key Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Instructional Format

Facilitated classroom discussion and lectures

Duration

Four days

Level

Basic

Target Audience

All commissioned RMS Bank Examiners

This course is open to appropriate staff of the FDIC and partner government regulatory agencies. This course is not open to the public or staff of private banks.

Prerequisites

Attendees should have a basic knowledge of information technology and should have attended ITEC.

Pre-Course Assignment

None

Special Requirements

None

Post Course Feedback

None

Credits

None

More Information

For more information concerning course content and administration, please contact Kathryn Shipley at (703) 516-5071.

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