Escalating Cyber Threats to U.S. Financial System Conference (In person)

Escalating Cyber Threats to the U.S Financial System: Time to Think Outside the Box ConferenceMay 4, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Eastern)In-Person, Van Metre Hall, George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia Join Mason’s Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE), the Financial Technology & Cybersecurity Center, Mason’s School of Business, and a host of experts for an executive roundtable discussion on the cybersecurity challenges facing the financial services sector and the solutions that should be pursued.

The increasing number of cyber incursions demonstrates the vulnerabilities of digital technologies and an internet that was not created to be a secure network. There are options for overcoming these increasing vulnerabilities and protecting the financial system.

Hear experts discuss current and upcoming issues in cybersecurity and the financial system including:

• Financial system innovation and challenges of cybersecurity
• Geopolitics and national motivations for financial system innovation and development
• Crime and criminal enterprises and the financial system
• Role of multilateral institutions such as the IMF and World Bank
• New web concepts to decentralize and segregate financial system critical infrastructure
• Government initiatives to work with private industry
• More secure software, hardware and systems
• The path to global consensus
• The cybersecurity alternatives that financial services companies are developing
For more information about the event, speakers, agenda and updates, please go to: https://bit.ly/3SNgcVb or @MasonCyber on twitter.

Mason’s College of Engineering and Computing hosts the Center for Assurance Research & Engineering Center (CARE). CARE’s multidisciplinary approach to cybersecurity encompasses the fields of technology, policy, business and leadership. Through partnerships with government and private industry, innovative research is translated into practices and policies used in real-world settings. Research includes security for distributed systems, mobile apps/devices, industrial control systems, and new technologies such as networked medical devices, as well as policies development for securing critical infrastructure and guidance for cybersecurity leadership/governance. For more information, please visit www.care.gmu.edu.

The Financial Technology & Cybersecurity Center is a non-profit organization that brings together financial services professionals, regulators, trade association representatives, consumer group representatives, counsel and advisors to discuss, debate, and advocate in regard to financial technology and cybersecurity issues and their regulation. For more information about the Center and to sign up to hear about future events and projects visit www.fintsc.org.

For questions regarding the program, please contact Dr. J.P. Auffret at jauffret@gmu.edu or by Phone at 703 993-5641, or FTCC Managing Director Robert Ledig at rledig@fintsc.org

To register for the webinar, please go to a separate event page at: https://EscalatingCyberThreatsConferenceVirtual.eventbrite.com

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