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Agency shares info, tools on cybersecurity as Ukraine crisis heats up

The following link is a compilation of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency info and tools the OBA’s fraud expert, Elaine Dodd, wanted to provide our bankers. Some of it will not necessarily be new information, but CISA wanted to focus attention to it now due to the escalation of the Russia/Ukraine crisis. https://www.cisa.gov/shields-up

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2022 Senior Management Conference approaching in April

The Oklahoma Bankers Association 2022 Senior Management Conference is scheduled for April 3-5 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. One of the key benefits in the conference will be talking with your peers. Attendees at the OBA 2022 Senior Management Conference will be surrounded by those with similar titles, similar workloads, similar problems and likely solutions to issues that can …

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OBA offers Office Depot discount program

With our revitalized core list and additional savings now in place, including the HP Big Deal, now is a great time for your bank to take another look at the OBA’s Office Depot discount program. If you are interested in comparing your current spending with our program, we are happy to assist. If you are ready to sign up or …

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2022 OBA college scholarship available

Each year, the OBA awards a $1,000 scholarship to an incoming freshman who has a parent, grandparent, sibling or spouse who is a Professional Member of the Association. The student must enroll in an accredited Oklahoma institution of higher education. The applicant must also be graduating from an Oklahoma high school. A panel of bankers will select the winning applicant. …

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What to know about new data breach notification requirements

Given the omnipresent concern about cyber attacks targeting the banking industry, the FDIC, OCC and Federal Reserve recently published a new joint final rule establishing enhanced security incident notification requirements for banking organizations and their service providers. The final rule is designed to improve the sharing of information about cyber incidents that may impact the nation’s banking system and requires banks to …

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Compliance Update seminars in Oklahoma City rescheduled

Due to the winter storm expected in our state, this week’s Compliance Update seminars in Oklahoma City have been rescheduled. The new date for the seminars is Thursday, Feb. 17, with the location still being the Harris Event Center at the OBA offices in Oklahoma City. If you have any questions about this change, don’t hesitate to contract the OBA’s …

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Credit market expectations for businesses, consumers confirm solid economic outlook

Bank economists expect credit conditions to continue improving for both consumers and businesses over the next six months, according to the American Bankers Association’s latest Credit Conditions Index released on Jan. 25. The latest summary of ABA’s Credit Conditions Index examines a suite of indices derived from the quarterly outlook for credit markets produced by ABA’s Economic Advisory Committee (EAC), which …

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OBA Intern Program ready for 2022

An OBA program to be aware of is the OBA Intern Program. The Intern Program will be active in 2022 and we’re looking for participating banks! For more information on this IMPORTANT program – important not only to aspiring students, but also to participating banks – Contact the OBA education department at (405) 424-5252 or click here for more information!

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Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Releases Fourth Quarter Energy Survey

https://www.asianchamberkc.com/our-members/federal-reserve-bank-of-kansas-city

The Fourth Quarter Energy Survey was released on Jan. 7 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The survey found that energy activity in the Tenth District climbed moderately from a quarter ago and increased further from year-ago levels, according to Chad Wilkerson, Oklahoma City Branch CEO and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Future activity …

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