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JULY 2019

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SBS Cybersecurity


If you have been wondering if Microsoft Office 365 is safe to use, especially since it is cloud-based, you aren't alone! It is a topic we get asked about frequently. To help put your mind at ease, we put together a list of Microsoft Office 365 Security Suggestions to help your organization practice strong security and mitigate risk. The tips provided will improve the overall security of your instance of Office 365.

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{Featured Certification} Certified Banking Cybersecurity Manager

This course will focus specifically on each element of the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool, including continual updates. In addition, we will complete detailed lab exercises that demonstrate how each process works.

BONUS! Students should be able to complete the actual assessment of their institution as part of the course.

  • Course opens 08/20/2019
  • Price: $999
  • Online, Self-paced
  • Allowed 10 weeks to complete
  • Duration: 7 Lecture Hours / 5 Lab Exercises / 2 Quizzes / Final Exam
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  • Complete the actual Cybersecurity Assessment for your institution.
  • Develop a deeper understanding of commonly missed baseline controls. 
  • Build a solid foundation of understanding for the FFIEC guidance.
  • Gain the knowledge to better defend against cybersecurity threats.
  • Receive a comprehensive collection of cybersecurity resources.


  • FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment guidance
    • Yes with Compensating Control answers
    • How to use Compensating Control
    • FFIEC Booklet Control Mappings
    • Latest Cybersecurity Risks
  • Cybersecurity Overview
  • Inherent Risk
  • Risk Maturity
  • Cybersecurity Policy
  • Effective Cybersecurity Reporting and Decision-Making
  • Cybersecurity Audit
  • Enterprise Risk Management
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{More Certifications}

  • CB Security Technology Professional
    Course Opens Jul 1

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  • CB Incident Handler
    Course Opens Jul 11

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  • CB Business Continuity Professional
    Course Opens July 22

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  • CB Security Manager
    Course Opens Aug 1
    Learn More

  • CB Security Executive
    Course Opens Aug 9
    Learn More
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07/01 - Troubled Debt Restructuring

07/08 - 6 Steps of an IT Audit Program

07/09 - Dealing with Dysfunctional Teams

07/09 - CRE Appraisals: Appraisal Components, Approaches to Value and Cap Rates

07/10 - Executive Total Compensation - Strategies to Motivate and Incent

07/10 - Best-Ever Compliance Checklists for Consumer Loans

07/11 - Lending to Local Government Units

07/11 - Flood Insurance: Compliance Issues

07/12 - UDAAP: An Acronym You NEED To Know!

07/15 - ATM Jackpotting and Unlimited Operations

07/16 - Dealing with Subpoenas, Summonses, Garnishments, Tax Levies, Etc.

07/16 - New BSA Officer Training

07/17 - Implementing the Revised Uniform Residential Mortgage Loan Application

07/17 - Introduction to Commercial Lending

07/18 - State of HMDA in 2019

07/18 - Limited Liability Companies: Do's and Don'ts

07/19 - Closing Accounts

07/22 - Uniform Commercial Code Rules: How to Comply to Attach and Perfect Secured Transactions

07/23 - CRA Nuts & Bolts - Five Steps to Pass the Exam

07/23 - 10 Overdraft Privilege Hotspots Including Regulations, Lawsuits & Guidance

07/25 - Fair Lending

07/26 - Analyzing the Balance Sheet and Income Statement

07/26 - Online Deposit Account Opening

07/29 - CRE Appraisals: Regulations and the Review Process

07/30 - Business Development for All Responsible Parties

07/30 - Writing High-Impact Executive Summaries

07/31 - Untangling the Web of Fee Disclosures

07/31 - SAR Decision Making

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09/04 - The World of Trust for Bankers

09/05 - Introduction to Consumer Lending

09/09 - Introduction to Commercial Lending

09/10 - Commercial Construction Loans: Administering and Monitoring (Part 1)

09/10 - Create a Culture of Employee Engagement and Reduce Turnover

09/10 - C&I Business Cash Flow Basics and Global Cash Flow Integration Issues for Lenders and Analysts (Part 1)

09/10 - Understanding C&I Loan Structuring, Loan Agreements and Covenants (Part 1)

09/10 - Accounting Basics/Refresher for Bankers

09/11 - IRA Fundamentals

09/12 - Vendor Management - How Model Risk Fits In

09/13 - Leading the Prospecting Effort

09/17 - Commercial Construction Loans: Administering and Monitoring (Part 2)

09/17 - C&I Cash Flow Basics and Global Cash Flow Integration Issues for Lenders and Analysts (Part 2)

09/17 - Understanding C&I Loan Structuring, Loan Agreements and Covenants (Part 2)

09/18 - Establishing and Amending IRAs

09/18 - Cash Management: How Sales, Operations and Technology Can Work Together to Generate More Fee Income

09/19 - Secrets of Buying and Selling a Community Bank

09/19 - The Essentials of On-Boarding

09/20 - Cybercrime Trends and Hot Topics in Banking

09/24 - Commercial Construction Loans: Administering and Monitoring (Part 3)

09/24 - The Business of Banking: Understanding the Factors that Drive Bank Profitability (Part 1)

09/24 - Business Law Basics and Lender Liability

09/24 - Community Bank Capital Raising Simplified

09/24 - C&I Business Cash Flow Basics and Global Cash Flow Integration Issues for Lenders and Analysts (Part 3)

09/24 - Understanding C&I Loan Structuring, Loan Agreements and Covenants (Part 3)

09/25 - The Business of Banking: Understanding the Factors taht Drvie Bank Profitability (Part 2)

09/25 - IRA Contributions

09/25 - Hot Topics for IT Regulatory Guidance

09/25 - Trusts for Planning, Privacy and Protection

09/26 - The Business of Banking: Understanding the Factors that Drive Bank Profitability (Part 3)

09/26 - Building an Effective Marketing Plan

09/26 - Compelling Advertising for Community Banks

09/26 - Quarterbacking Retail Deposits - General Overview

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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: 

Mark your calendars for the upcoming 2020 sessions:

      • Bank Technology Management School - March 22 - 27, 2020
      • Human Resource Management School - March 29 - April 3, 2020
      • Graduate Banking School - August 2 - 14, 2020
      • Financial Managers School - September 20 - 25, 2020
      • Sales & Marketing School - September 27 - October 2, 2020
      • Bank Technology Security School - October 11 - 16, 2020

Other 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 Health Savings Account (HSA) Expert Certificate

Member Price: $795

A comprehensive overview of HSA requirements for financial institutions and benefits administrators. Designed to help HSA providers and their staff master key requirements, situations, and strategies to better serve HSA account holders, the certificate is the product of HSA Consulting Services and its president and founder, Roy Ramthun.

Registration also includes a digital copy of the HSA Owners' Manual.


  • Overview of Health Savings Accounts
  • HSA Eligibility
  • HSA Contributions
  • HSA Distributions
  • HSA Account Administration
  • HSA Benefits, Strategies, and Best Practices
  • How Much Do You Know About HSAs?

The estimated time to complete these 7 courses, plus the exam, is 3.5 hours.

Individuals who successfully complete the course and the timed 1 hour, 40 question online exam earn a 3-year HSA Expert Certification from HSA Consulting Services.

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ABA Facilitated Courses

Basic Administrative Duties of a TrusteeAugust 5, 2019 – Member Price: $300 (readings included)

CTFA Exam Online PrepAugust 5, 2019 – Member Price: $1,125 (with textbook)

Managing the Bank’s Investment PortfolioAugust 5, 2019 – Member Price: $875 (with textbook)

CRCM Exam Online PrepAugust 12, 2019 – Member Price: $900 (with textbook)

Marketing ManagementAugust 26, 2019 – Member Price: $300 (readings included)

IRA Online InstituteSeptember 3, 2019 – Member Price: $1,595 (readings included)

Analyzing Bank PerformanceSeptember 9, 2019 – Member Price: $875 (with textbook)

Legal Foundations in BankingSeptember 9, 2019 – Member Price: $675 (with textbook)

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