A lot of excellent information was presented. Great resource material to follow up on. - Associate Vice-President, Financial Services
University of Saskatchewan

Cyber and Operational Risk Management

April 30 - May 1, 2019 · Vancouver, BC
2019 Agenda: Day Two - Wednesday May 1, 2019
8:00 - 9:00        Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:10
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair
Andrew Richardson, Principal, SImplified Risk Management Inc.
9:10 - 10:00
Build a Robust Organization Tone on Risk Culture
  • Learn how a designed diagnostic can help manage risk cultures and improve financial performance
  • Practical guide to meet regulatory expectations
  • Tips, tools and tricks to implementing an effective risk management culture
  • Insights into why risk culture of organizations in the financial services sector is increasing
  • Build awareness of current risk cultures in order to implement real cultural change
10:00 - 10:15        Networking Break
10:15 - 11:15
Safeguard and Construct Value through Operational Risk Management
  • Step-by-step to increasing efficiency and adding value
  • Insights into aligning departments and functions with an influx of regulatory changes
  • Learn how to maintain efficiency with limited budgets and resources
  • Implement conduct risk frameworks effectively
  • Practical tools and tricks to meet regulators expectations with limited investment and management buy in
11:15 - 12:15
Creating Security Metrics for the CISO Organization
Neil Rerup, President and Chief Security Architect, Enterprise CyberSecurity Architects
  • Key components of a KRI capability in the context of data analytics
  • In-depth understanding the value adds and objective a KRI process
  • Identifying and designing an effective and powerful group of relevant KRIs
  • Setting appropriate thresholds to reflect risk appetite and risk tolerance
  • Identifying and implementing a strong leading KRIs
12:15 - 1:15        Luncheon Break
1:15 - 2:15
A New Landscape for Enterprise Risk Management
Yvette Wu, Director, Enterprise Risk Management, Vancity
  • Develop and implement a sustainable risk management approach effectively
  • Assess the importance of sensitivity analysis
  • Implement an integrated approach that capitalizes on the value gained from upgrading risk management
  • Considerations in designing an integrated approach
  • Understand the importance of a risk-based approach to risk management
2:15 - 3:15
Leverage Data and Analytics to Enhance Credit Risk Management Processes
  • Understand how data analytics can lead to more profitable decisions, reduced risk and predictable outcomes
  • Insights into risk profiles that support key decisions along the credit life cycle
  • Learn how leveraging data can empower decision-making processes
  • Understand how credit analysis can give a more robust understand of risk status
  • Explore how data analytics redefines what credit risk managers perceive as credit risk
3:15 - 3:30        Networking Break
3:30 - 4:30
Defining the Problem: Build Controls to Manage Cyber Risk from the Top Down
  • Learn how an effective cyber risk mitigation requires a top-down approach
  • Insights into managing risk in an era of information technology
  • Step-by-step guide to implementing updated and effective IT infrastructure with limited resources
  • Discover how taking action can benefit an organization as a whole, beyond alleviating risk
  • Practical tools to support future growth, lower cyber risk levels and implement streamlined operations
4:30        End of Day Two



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