ISMG Announces Launch of "FFIEC Authentication Guidance Compliance: Detecting and Responding to Suspicious Activities" Panel Webinar

ISMG Announces Launch of "FFIEC Authentication Guidance Compliance: Detecting and Responding to Suspicious Activities" Panel Webinar Information Security Media Group, publisher of BankInfoSecurity, announces the launch of its latest panel webinar, "FFIEC Authentication Guidance Compliance: Detecting and Responding to Suspicious Activities," which will debut November 3.

The 90-minute session is sponsored by 41st Parameter, Entrust and IDology, Inc., and it will feature insight from George Tubin, Banking/Security Analyst, as well as Eli Katz, VP, Enterprise Strategies/Finance, 41st Parameter; Jodi Florence, VP, Marketing, IDology; and Mike Byrnes, Director, Customer Authentication & Fraud Detection Solutions, Entrust.

About the session: Since the summer of 2009, financial institutions and their corporate customers have been defrauded by increased incidents of account takeover. These incidents have pitted banks and customers against one another in court, and they were a key impetus behind the release of the new FFIEC Authentication Guidance. So, how can institutions improve their abilities to detect and respond to suspicious activities before fraud is committed?

Join a panel of distinguished experts for new insights on:

  • Today's most common fraud schemes preying upon institutions and their commercial customers;
  • Strategies for improving early detection of account takeover attempts, as well as emerging methods of multifactor authentication;
  • How to ensure conformance with this aspect of the FFIEC Authentication Guidance before your next examination.

For more information about this panel webinar, please visit: FFIEC Authentication Guidance Compliance: Detecting and Responding to Suspicious Activities.

George Tubin, Banking/Security Analyst
George Tubin is a former Senior Research Director for TowerGroup's Delivery Channels and Financial Information Security research services. His areas of expertise include consumer online banking, online fraud and identity theft prevention, information security strategy and customer authentication, as well as mobile banking and contact center strategies and technologies.

Tubin has over 20 years in the banking and high-technology industries. Before joining TowerGroup, he was a senior consultant with ADS Financial Services Solutions, providing information technology strategy consulting to top-tier US banks. He also held several positions at BayBank, BankBoston, and Fleet (now Bank of America), including director of e-commerce planning and development and vice president of planning and analysis for the consumer and small business banking divisions.

Eli Katz, VP - Enterprise Strategies/Finance, 41st Parameter
Eli Katz advises 41st Parameter's Financial Services clients on developing risk management strategies for protecting the Internet Estate.

Katz joined 41st Parameter from Unisys, where he created and was director of the Active Risk Monitoring Practice. The practice specialized in creating risk-monitoring ecosystems that detect and analyze fraud or identity theft. In this role, Katz led the design of one of the first fraud systems to continuously monitor both online and branch activities.

Katz participated in the FSTC / BITS anti-phishing initiative and is a member of the Anti-Phishing Work Group, BAI and NACHA. He has published numerous articles relating to the operational, strategic and IT implications of the automation of fraud and is quoted frequently on the subject. Katz has also been a featured speaker at several industry events, including the FSTC Forum, NACHA, and BAI.

Jodi Florence, VP - Marketing, IDology
As Vice President of Marketing for identity verification provider, IDology, Inc., Jodi Florence's marketing experience spans 18 years. She has been actively involved in the identity industry for more than five years. Having earned a status of an expert contributor of fraud related articles to several ezines, Florence is the main author of IDology's blog, IDentity Matters, where she focuses on top of mind identity issues including identity theft, fraud, data breaches, consumer privacy and more.

Florence has been invited to speak about identity verification and fraud on behalf of IDology by several organizations and companies including the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS), and IBM. Florence also participated in IDology's efforts as a member of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force in 2008 and continues to lead IDology's thought leadership programs educating both businesses and consumers on ways to protect their identity and prevent fraud.

Mike Byrnes, Director - Customer Authentication & Fraud Detection Solutions, Entrust
Mike Byrnes has more than 20 years experience in technology product management, marketing and business development. He has been with Entrust for 4 years leading the company's Authentication, Fraud Detection and Secure Messaging solution areas. His responsibilities now involve leadership for Entrust's products and strategy for consumer and business banking, including solutions for strong authentication, mobile security and fraud detection.

About ISMG:
Information Security Media Group publishes BankInfoSecurity, CUInfoSecurity, GovInfoSecurity and HealthcareInfoSecurity. These digital media sites offer news, views, research and education on the top industry, security, regulatory and technology challenges facing information security leaders worldwide. Each site is guided by an advisory board of renowned thought-leaders from business, government and education.

ISMG's suite of educational webinars offers hands-on training by knowledgeable practitioners and is available to individual and corporate subscribers.

ISMG's custom research, including the annual "Information Security Today" and "Faces of Fraud" surveys, is routinely featured at leading industry events such as RSA Conference and BAI Payment Connect.

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