Strengthening information security in banking, superannuation & financial services
Conference Date
Friday 3rd May 2019
Novotel Sydney Central
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Book by 12/04/19


Strengthening information security
On the 1st July 2019, ‘Prudential Standard CPS 234 Information Security’ will come into effect.  The standard aims to improve the resilience of APRA regulated entities against information security threats.  APRA regulated entities will have to go beyond following the practice guide to now demonstrate compliance with the new standard.  This one day event will explore the requirements under the new prudential standard and look at the practical strategies being implemented by institutions in response to the standard.

Attend to learn how to:
  • Clearly define the roles and responsibilities of key personnel & the Board
  • Effectively communicate and report to the Board
  • Create CPS 234 ready information security frameworks and policies
  • Implement robust information asset classification
  • Conduct third party assessments
  • Test and monitor control effectiveness
  • Audit the design and operating effectiveness of information security controls
  • Embed CPS 234 into incident response plans and streamline notification procedures
  • Demonstrate compliance to the regulator
Who will attend:
  • Board and Executive
  • Chief Information Security Officers
  • Chief Security Officers
  • Chief Risk Officers
  • Chief Internal Auditors
Directors/ Heads of:
  • Cyber Security
  • IT security/ Information Security
  • Controls & Assurance
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk & Compliance

Attend to learn:

  • Clearly defining roles and responsibilities of key personnel & the Board
  • Operationalising asset classification
  • Conducting third party assessment and monitoring
  • Maintain compliance with standard CPS 234

Key Speakers

Andre Kreicers
Head of IT Risk
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)
Jean-Baptiste Bres
Chief Information Security Officer
State Plus
Greg Booker
Chief Information Officer
Wilson Chiu
Head of Security
Police Bank



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