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FDIC publication focuses on enhancing banks' cybersecurity programs

February 4, 2016

"A Framework for Cybersecurity" released on Monday, is a story appearing in the Winter 2015 issue of Supervisory Insights. This publication focuses on the cyber threat landscape and how security systems at financial institutions can be enhanced to address risks of evolving cybersecurity.

Additional information in the article includes an overview of actions the FDIC took both individually and with other regulators in response to the increase of cyber threat.

To read the full story and more about the publication, click here.


Banks needed for OBA Summer Intern Program

The OBA Summer Intern Program is a project jointly sponsored by the OBA, the Oklahoma State University College of Business Administration and the University of Oklahoma College of Business Administration. The purpose is to provide intensive, practical training for Oklahoma's most promising students.

By working together, Oklahoma's banking and educational institutions can produce strong leaders for our industry and state.

We need our banks to participate and invest in their futures and the future of Oklahoma banking!

Click here for more information.


OBA Contact Banker Program set for 2016

We have set the dates for the 2016 Contact Banker Program. Many of you are seasoned veterans of the program and we look forward to seeing you again this upcoming year.

Clicking here, you will find a sign-up form that has all the dates listed for this year's program. We ask that you look and see what dates work best for you. Once we have the groups finalized, we will send you an email confirmation of your date.

On the date you have selected, we will meet at the Capitol around 8:30 a.m. Once the group has arrived, we will have a short briefing about the issues we are tracking and what our plan is for the morning. This is our 16th year to have this program and it gets more popular every year. Please fill out this form and send it back to Adrian Beverage at the OBA.

OBA Bankers' Night Out programs set for spring

The dates for the OBA Bankers' Night Out programs have been finalized. Mark your calendar for the date of the program that's in your area of the state and plan to attend. Bring your coworkers with you so that everyone can be up to speed on the most recent developments affecting their job.

As in the past, the schedule for each of these meetings is:

5:30 p.m. – Drinks
6:15 p.m. – Program
7 p.m. – Dinner

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The cost is $40 per person. Click here for a registration form.

Locations and dates for this year's events are:

  • Lawton, March 29;
  • Enid, March 30;
  • Oklahoma City, March 31;
  • Guymon, April 18;
  • Krebs, April 20;
  • Tulsa, April 21.


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