8th International Program on Cyber Security for Banks and Financial Sector

First Leg: IDRBT, Hyderabad, India - September 25 - 27th, 2019
Second Leg: Niagara Falls, NY, USA - September 29th - October 5th, 2019


This program is jointly organized by the Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors (CUBS) and the Center of Excellence in Information Systems Assurance Research and Education (CEISARE) at the University at Buffalo, in collaboration with the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), a banking research institute established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).


The mission of the Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors (CUBS) is to advance the science of biometric technologies for both civilian and homeland security applications by integrating pattern recognition and machine learning algorithms with sensors technology. One of the missions of CEISARE is to increase awareness in information assurance (IA) by arranging seminars, conferences and workshops. The goal of this five and half-day workshop is to educate Information Security executives in banking and financial institutions in the area of information assurance and management so that they are better prepared to deal with malicious attacks targeted at their systems and network. This week-long workshop will cover a broad range of topics including management of information security, risk analysis and mitigation, cyber attacks and countermeasures, collection and analysis of digital evidence. The topics will be covered by experienced speakers from academia, industry and government agencies and will also feature panels of experts engaging in interactive discussions with the participants.


Program

Eighth International Program on Cyber Security for Banks and Financial Sector - 2019
Organized by:
University at Buffalo: Srirangaraj Setlur, Shambhu Upadhyaya, Venu Govindaraju
IDRBT: A.S. Ramasastri,  B.M.Mehtre 
  Day 1: Sunday - September 29, 2019
1800 - 2000 Welcome Reception:  Hyatt Place, Niagara Falls 
  Day 2: Monday - September 30, 2019
0900 - 0930 Breakfast
0930 - 0945 Welcome Remarks:
V
enu Govindaraju - Vice President for Research and Economic Development, UB
0945 - 1000 Introductory Remarks by Coordinators and Overview of Program
1000 - 1130 Guest Lecture: Strengthening Technology Controls in the Financial Sector
Subbu Annaswamy CISA, CSQA, CAMS - Technology Operational Risk Manager, Wells Fargo
1130 - 1300 Guest Lecture: Current security threat landscape- an industry perspective
Amol Kulkarni - Chief Product and Engineering Officer  
Satyajit Nath
- Director Engineering, End-Point Agents 
Ramanad Kambli - Regional Sales Director, India and SAARC
Anand Subramanian: Regional Sales Manager, Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance
Crowdstrike Inc.
1300 - 1400 Lunch
1400 - 1530 Guest Lecture: Economic Trends, Global Trade and What’s Ahead
John Manzella - Chief Strategy Officer, Ignition Life Solutions, Inc.
1530 - 1545 Coffee Break
1545 - 1700 Guest Lecture: Economic Trends, Global Trade and What’s Ahead
John Manzella - Chief Strategy Officer, Ignition Life Solutions, Inc.
  Day 3: Tuesday - October 1, 2019
0830 - 0900 Breakfast
0900 - 1000 Guest Lecture: Cyber Forza AI based Cybersecurity Implementation Use Cases
Venkat Rayapati - Founder & CEO, Cyber Forza Inc.
1000 - 1100 Emerging Biometrics
Wenyao Xu - Professor, CSE, University at Buffalo
1100 - 1200 Strategic Forensics in an Enterprise Environment
Catherine Ullman - Senior Information Security Analyst, University at Buffalo
1200 - 1300 Lunch 
1300 - 1430 Cyber-protection tools - Relevance/efficiency/efficacy/capability in today’s cyber threat context.
Rudra Prasad Baksi - Ph.D. Candidate, CSE, University at Buffalo
1430 - 1445 Coffee Break
1445 - 1600 Guest Lecture: Biometric Presentation Attacks and Mitigation
P
hil Schneider -  President and CTO, La Salle Concepts
  Day 4: Wednesday - October 2, 2019
0830 - 0900 Breakfast
0900 - 1000 Demo: Cyber Forza
Venkat Rayapati - Founder & CEO, Cyber Forza Inc.
1000 - 1100 Guest Lecture: Risk
John Walp  - Information Security Architect, Fidelis Care
1100 - 1230 Guest Lecture: Fighting against Financial Crime
Priyank Patel -
Director, Key Bank  
1230 - 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1445 Guest Lecture: Key Elements of a Cybersecurity Program
Jay Wiley, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer(CISO), M&T Bank
1445 - 1500 Coffee Break
1500 - 1600 Guest Lecture: Insider Threats
Holly Hubert  - GlobalSecurityIQ
1600 - 1700 Guest Lecture: Cyber Forza Block Chain Based Cyber Security Implementation for Digital Banking Applications
Venkat Rayapati - Founder & CEO, Cyber Forza Inc.
  Day 5: Thursday - October 3, 2019
0900 Depart for UB
1000 - 1200 Biometrics and Cybersecurity Research at UB
Srirangaraj Setlur - Principal Research Scientist and Co-Director, NSF Center for Identification Technology Research, University at Buffalo Shambhu Upadhyaya  - Professor & Assoc Dean of Research and Graduate Education, Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo
1200 - 1300 UB Sponsored Lunch and Graduation Ceremony
1300 - 1400 Tour of UB Campus
1400 - 1500 Guest Lecture: Governance Risk Compliance Software
Sandeep Kaur COO, Shanmugavel Sankaran, CEO, FixNix
1500 - 1600 Tour of UB Campus
1600 - 1700 Anomaly Detection
Varun Chandola - Professor, CSE, University at Buffalo
1800 - 1930 IDRBT Sponsored Dinner at Taste of India
  Day 6: Friday - October 4, 2019
0830 - 1200 Visit to Oath Data Center
  Boxed lunch
1300 - 1500 Visit to Buffalo Waterfront and Naval Park
  Day 7: Saturday - October 5, 2019
0900 - 1000 Feedback (Online) and Wrap-up