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February 2022

  • February 28, 2022

    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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  • February 25, 2022

    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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  • February 16, 2022

    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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  • February 9, 2022

    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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  • February 7, 2022

    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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Jeremy Cowen

Jeremy Cowen, Senior Vice President/Communications

Email: jeremy@oba.com      |      Phone: Ext. 113

Jeremy has been in charge of the Oklahoma Banker newspaper as well as the OBA website and other member communications since joining the OBA in January 2002. A native of Hartshorne and a 1997 graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he enjoys meeting and talking with the different people he encounters while doing his job. Previously, Jeremy worked as a sports writer in Lawton and, for the four years prior to joining the OBA, Lubbock, Texas, where he decided the town wasn’t big enough for both him and Bobby Knight. When not working, Jeremy loves to hike, read, watch football, baseball and boxing and teach journalism to high school and college students. And, if you ask, there’s a good chance he will regale you with the story about being interviewed on ESPN by Chris Fowler.