RMA's GCOR XIII To Focus on Culture, Third-Party Risk Management, Emerging Risks

Philadelphia, PA (February 21, 2019) — 

Katie Stewart of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University to address RMA's 13th annual Governance, Compliance, and Operational Risk Conference regarding lessons that the banking industry may learn from the defense industry regarding cyber resiliency

Leading banking industry experts will share their experiences regarding AI, machine learning, and blockchain, as well as their views on evolving cyber resiliency and third-party risk management practices at GCOR XIII. The Risk Management Association's 13th annual Governance, Compliance, and Operational Risk Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency, Cambridge, Mass., April 10-11, 2019.

Katie Stewart, a senior member of the technical staff within the CERT Division® at SEI, will be a keynote speaker, outlining the requirements of the Department of Defense to successfully defend and protect against cyber attacks and to ensure cyber readiness and operational resilience.

The conference will also feature sessions on topics such as effective challenge; risk appetite; LIBOR risk management; agile risk management; and additional programming on culture, conduct, and reputation risk.

"With renewed industry focus on conduct risk and culture, it is important that financial institutions fulfill their responsibilities to engage in effective monitoring and oversight to avoid misalignment with their mission and core values," said RMA Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel Edward J. DeMarco, Jr.

For more information and to register, visit www.rmahq.org/gcorxiii.

About RMA
Founded in 1914, The Risk Management Association is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk and operational risk. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, RMA has 2,500 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the Association by 18,000 individuals located throughout North America, Europe, Australia and Asia/Pacific.

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