Risk Officer Series: The 15 Worst Security Mistakes

Risk Officer Series:  The 15 Worst Security Mistakes

Risk Officer Series: 
The 15 Worst Security Mistakes

Thursday, Septemeber 17, 2020
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Eastern

Which operational procedures pose the most risk to your staff?  Do you have the skills and tools to detect security problems before issues arise?  This webinar distills hundreds of potential security mistakes into the 15 most noteworthy.


  • Identify the operational procedures that pose the most danger to staff and how to correct them
  • Discover potential problems by using institution-wide security reviews 
  • Understand the basic principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Know why back-office staff should be trained differently for robberies 
  • Understand the need to conduct night inspections 
  • Use risk management techniques when making site selections, facility upgrades, and equipment purchasing decisions


There are hundreds of ways to make critical security mistakes within a financial institution — and little time to deal with the aftermath.  This session will identify the 15 worst security mistakes that consultants find at financial institutions and how to correct them.  The mistakes and remedies will be drawn from extensive consulting experiences across the country.


This informative session would best suit security officers, risk management professionals, internal auditors, and operations management.


  • ATM inspection form
  • Challenge question criteria 
  • Night inspection form to help implement physical security inspections
  • Sample incident report
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz


Barry Thompson, CRCM, Thompson Consulting Group, LLC

Barry Thompson is an international speaker, trainer, consultant, and writer.  He is a security and compliance “guru” for a leading national training organization and regularly presents security conferences for trade groups – he has trained over 51,000 financial professionals.

Barry is recognized worldwide, presenting in Brussels, Belgium to European bankers on internal fraud; at the United Nations on identity theft; and to Japanese bankers on bank security.  Barry has worked in the financial services industry for over four decades, and has held the positions of security officer, compliance officer, treasurer, senior vice president, and executive vice president.  He has handled over 900 security cases and has been involved with investigations and prosecutions at the federal, state, and local levels.  Barry is the author of 101 Security Tips for the Beginning Security Officer and has been interviewed by Newsweek, Computer World, USA Today, and other national publications.

Attendance verification for CE credits provided upon request.

Webinar Sponsored by Financial Education & Development

If you are having issues with registering online, please contact CBAO's Education,Training & Special Events Coordinator, Patti Webb, (614) 610-1877.

Registration Options
Live Webinar– The live webinar option allows you to have one internet connection from a single computer terminal. You may have as many people as you like listen and watch from your office computer. Registrants receive a website address and passcode that will allow entrance to the seminar. The session will be approximately 90 minutes, including question and answer sessions. Seminar materials, including instructions, passcode, and handouts will be emailed to you prior to the broadcast. You will need the most-current version of Adobe Reader available free at www.adobe.com.

Recorded Webinar + Free Digital Download– Can’t attend the live webinar? This option provides a recording of the live event, including audio, visuals, and handouts. We even provide the presenter’s email address for follow-up questions. You will receive an email with the recorded webinar link, which can be viewed anytime 24/7, beginning 6 business days after the webinar. You will also receive instruction on how to download a free digital copy of the webinar to your PC, which you may keep and use indefinitely.

Additional Live Webinar Connections– Registering another banker from a different location

Both Live Webinar & Recorded webinar + Free Digital Download– Includes Live Webinar and Recorded Webinar options above.


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