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Cybercriminals are raising their game. Cybercrime is growing. To effectively meet today’s cybersecurity challenges, it’s important for financial service organizations to understand today’s threat landscape and ensure their defenses continue to appropriately respond to the threats.

SecureTheVillage in collaboration with the CA Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) is hosting a cybersecurity threat briefing designed to help financial institutions (and other fintech organizations) meet their cyber crime challenges.

Attendees will leave with a better understanding of the current cybercrime threat landscape and what they need to do about it.


  • Update on cyber threats and defenses. Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Michael Sohn, FBI
  • Common opportunities to improve 3rd-party risk. Department Financial Protection and Innovation
  • SecureTheVillage’s innovative new program to help financial service organizations measurably improve their cybersecurity
  • LA County Department of Economic Opportunity programs to help financial service companies get the technical staff to meet their cybersecurity needs

Michael Sohn, Supervisory Special Agent, F.B.I.

Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) Michael Sohn is a long-time friend to the Los Angeles financial services community. His investigative experience includes cyber terrorism, nation-state and criminal cyber intrusion matters. Prior to his employment with the FBI, he worked as a Cyber Counterintelligence Officer for the Department of the Army, a Counter Terrorism officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency, a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton and a U.S. Army Officer. Mr. Sohn received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the United States Military Academy, West Point and a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Boston University, Boston.

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Organization: SecureTheVillage / CA Department Financial Protection and Innovation

Type: Webinar

Date: August 18th

Time: 8:30 AM PDT

Focus Area: Cyber Crime Risks and Threats, Cybersecurity & Privacy Laws and Regulations, Financial Cybersecurity

Intended for: CIOs, CTOs, IT Directors,CISOs, Information Security Managers,Financial Service Professionals,Information Security Managers

CPE: None

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