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Nationwide CSBS IT & Cybersecurity Training Program to Begin in July

To combat growing cyber threats to the financial system, CSBS will launch a comprehensive cybersecurity program to train state examiners beginning this July.

The training will cover the latest best practices in IT and cybersecurity risk management. During training sessions, state examiners will study:

  • How hackers attack financial institutions
  • Cybersecurity best practices and common defense techniques
  • Cybersecurity prevention practices, including how to reduce the impact of cyber attacks
  • Investigation techniques 
  • The examiner’s role in cyber defense
  • What to inspect, review and ask about during an IT-cyber examination
  • How to review vulnerability scans

States may register three individuals for Intermediate IT & Cybersecurity Training for Examiners. The training dates for each CSBS District are as follows:

  • District 1: November 13-15, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts
  • District 2 (and D.C.): October 1-3, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois 
  • District 3: July 30-August1, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia
  • District 4: October 9-11, 2018 in Houston, Texas
  • District 5: September 17-19, 2018 in Costa Mesa, California


District Map
A map of states in each CSBS District


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