Washington, D.C. partner Jo Cicchetti spoke at the SIFMA “Internal Audit Annual Conference – Audit and Risk 20/20: Our Vision for the Future,” October 27-30, 2019 in Miami, Florida. She served as a panelist for the “Emerging Cybersecurity Threats within Financial Services” session at 9:00 a.m. on October 30.
The panel discussion addressed emerging and viable cybersecurity threats within financial services and what is needed in addressing such threats. Panelists reviewed emerging cyber threats impacting financial services, recent publicized events, related control defects and lessons learned. Additional topics considered included legal aspects, regulatory trends, disclosure requirements and internal interactions with the board of directors and the audit committee. Lastly, audit and risk management practices were also included as part of the dialog.