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April, 2019

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SBS Cybersecurity

{Blog} SOC 2 Vs. SOC For CyberSecurity Reports

If you’ve been involved in any sort of vendor review process at your organization, you’ve surely heard of or had the pleasure to review a SOC (System and Organization Controls) Report. There are actually a variety of different types of SOC reports, including SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3, as well as the newest member of the team – the SOC for Cybersecurity. While each report has its own purpose, we’re going to dive into the difference between the SOC 2 and SOC for Cybersecurity reports. Specifically, we’ll look at the purpose of and differences between these two SOC reports, and which SOC your organization should be requesting during your next vendor review.

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{Featured Certification} Certified Banking Forensic Investigator

This completely updated course will provide you with an understanding of the fundamental digital forensic and incident response processes necessary to address the growing digital investigative needs of your institution.

  • Course opens 05/30/2019
  • Start Dates: 2/26/2019, 5/30/2019, 8/29/2019, 11/26/2019
  • Price: $999
  • Self-paced, On-demand
  • Allowed 10 weeks to complete
  • Duration: 7 Lecture Hours / 6 Lab Exercises / 2 Quizzes / Final Exam
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  • Understand why and how digital investigations are treated like a real criminal investigation.
  • Know how to get the data you need to prosecute evil insiders and successfully defend against attackers. 
  • Create a proper chain of custody for digital incidents.
  • Be prepared for incidents with detection, containment, and eradication.
  • Assist with the Cybersecurity Controls and Cyber Incident Management and Resilience domains of the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment.


  • DFIR Definitions and Procedures
  • DFIR Necessary Tools and Skills
  • Incident Response Preparation
  • Data Acquisition
  • Digital Forensics
  • Network Forensics Investigations
  • Incident Case Studies
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{More Certifications}

  • CB Security Technology Professional
    Course Opens Apr 8

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  • CB Incident Handler
    Course Opens Apr 18

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  • CB Business Continuity Professional
    Course Opens Apr 29

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  • CB Security Manager
    Course Opens May 7
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APRIL 2019

04/01 - Basic Cash Flow Analysis

04/02 - Core Management Skills

04/02 - Workplace Violence Planning & Active Shooter Preparedness

04/03 - Robbery Prevention & Response

04/03 - Lie Detection

04/04 - Successful Workout Strategies for Problem Loans

04/04 - Mapping Multi-Tiered Business Accounts with New CDD

04/05 - IRA Death Payments to Beneficiaries

04/08 - Lending to Municipalities

04/09 - The NEW Private Flood Insurance Rules

04/09 - What's Hot in Mortgage Compliance Now?

04/09 - Business Writing for Financial Professionals

04/10 - Marketing & Advertising Compliance

04/10 - UCC 3 & 4 and Other Legal Check Issues

04/11 - Reg E Compliance - Five Best Practices for Handling Disputes

04/11 - Dealing with Casual Days, Dress Codes and Work Appearance

04/12 - Excel Explained: Creating Interactive Spreadsheets

04/15 - Commercial & Business Lending Basics for Support Personnel

04/16 - Flood Insurance Compliance

04/17 - Regulation O - Lending to Insiders

04/18 - Escrow Accounts Compliance

04/18 - Loan Structuring Basics

04/22 - Basics of Banking: An Overview

04/23 - Vault Security & Disaster Recovery Essentials

04/23 - Opening Fiduciary Accounts

04/24 - Developing and Organizing an Effective Remote Deposit Capture Program (RDC)

04/24 - Creating the Right ERM Program for YOUR Community Bank

04/25 - Mortgage Origination Compliance: Part 1

04/25 - Mortgage Origination Compliance: A 2-Part Series

04/25 - 10 BSA Exam Hotspots

04/26 - Understanding Commercial Loan Documents

04/29 - Five Ways to Jump-Start Your Core Deposit Growth in 2019

04/30 - Reg Flags for Money Laundering for the Front Line

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APRIL 2019

04/02 - Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

04/03 - IRA Beneficiary Distributions (Part 1)

04/03 - The World of Trusts for Bankers

04/04 - Community Bank Capital Raising Simplified

04/04 - Growing Long-Term Retail Deposits - Uber-izing Design of Bank Deposit Vehicles

04/05 - LinkedIn Value Strategies

04/09 - Commercial Construction Loans: Administering and Monitoring (Part 1)

04/09 - C&I Business Cash Flow Basics and Global Cash Flow Integration Issues for Lenders and Analysts

04/09 - Understanding C&I Loan Structuring, Loan Agreements and Covenants

04/09 - Advanced Cash Flow Analysis

04/09 - Advanced Tax Return Analysis

04/10 - IRA Beneficiary Distributions (Part 2)

04/11 - Communicty Bank Mergers and Acquisitions Simplified

04/12 - Evolution of Ransomware

04/16 - Commercial Construction Loans: Administering and Monitor (Part 2)

04/16 - C&I Business Cash Flow Basics and Global Cash Flow Integration Issues for Lenders and Analysts (Part 2)

04/16 - Understanding C&I Loan Structuring, Loan Agreements and Covenants (Part 2)

04/17 - HSA Fundamentals

04/18 - Assisting Managers with Conflict Resolution

04/18 - Growing Long-Term Retail Deposits - Withdrawal-Only Deposit Accounts

04/23 - Commercial Construction Loans: Administering and Monitor (Part 3)

04/23 - C&I Business Cash Flow Basics and Global Cash Flow Integration Issues for Lenders and Analysts (Part 3)

04/23 - Understanding C&I Loan Structuring, Loan Agreements and Covenants (Part 2)

04/24 - Predicting Future Job Performance through Behavioral Based Interviews

04/24 - HSA Advanced Concepts

04/25 - Growing Long-Term Retail Deposits - Misunderstood Opportunities in Early Withdrawal Penalties

04/25 - Mentoring Relationships - How Having a Mentor and Being a Mentor Helps You Succeed in Your Career

04/26 - Managing Generations in Today's Workplace

04/30 - Internal Controls for Lean Organizations

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Upcoming 2019 GSB Schools

The Graduate School of Banking is wrapping up a terrific year of educating bankers and creating leaders in the industry. We're proud of our success this year and are enthusiastically looking ahead to hosting an array of exceptional programs in 2019. 

Now is the time to budget and make plans to include these outstanding learning opportunities in your bank's professional development plan.

Applications are currently being accepted for the following 2019 programs: 

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ABA Training

Upcoming Expert-Led Live Briefings

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ABA Certificates

ABA certificate programs build the skills necessary for career advancement.
Through a prescribed course of study, certificates provide practical, tailored knowledge specific to a job role in the bank.

Programs are continually reevaluated and refined to meet current needs and changes in the industry.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Find the Perfect ABA Certificate to Advance Your Career!

ABA Certificate in Trust: Foundational

Member Price: $1,495

Provides an introduction to estate planning, trust administration, investment management concepts, and ethical behavior.

Course Credits: 12.5 CTFA; 8.5 CSOP; 6.5 CRSP; 5.75 CCTS, 4.75 CISP

The estimated time to complete the 9 required courses is approximately 10 hours.

ABA Certificate in Trust: Intermediate

Member Price: $2,295

Learn the tools available to a fiduciary, such as estate planning, trust administration, investment management concepts and ethical behavior. 

Course Credits - 16 CTFA; 8 CSOP; 6 CRSP; 3 CISP

The estimated time to complete the 17 required courses is approximately 18 hours.

ABA Certificate in Trust: Advanced

Member Price: $2,295

For the experienced professional, our online program gives an in-depth understanding of the fiduciary role. Learn to propose sophisticated solutions to complex client situations on topics like estate planning, trust administration, investment management, and ethics.

Course Credits: 15 CTFA; 4 CSOP; 6 CRSP; 7 CISP

The estimated time to complete the 15 required courses is approximately 14 hours.

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