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Cyber Security: Resilience and Best Practices for Fraud Prevention by The Charlotte CFOLC
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Cyber Security:  Resilience and Best Practices for Fraud Prevention by The Charlotte CFOLC

Cyber Security Resilience and Best Practices for Fraud Prevention by The Charlotte CFO Leadership Council Tuesday, August 27, 2019 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM Cocktail Reception | 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM Program | 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Post Reception

When: August 27, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: McGuireWoods
201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, North Carolina  28202
United States
Contact: Jennifer Langley
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 Program Description:

The Internet is the 21st century’s most vital battleground. Online attacks on US corporations are all too commonplace. Networks are disrupted, systems are illicitly accessed, credit card information is accessed, and intellectual property is stolen. Individuals, organizations, and states utilize cyber warfare to disrupt, access, or conduct espionage, which affects corporate profits, public confidence, stock markets, economic & service sectors, and other critical national infrastructures. Join our panel of experts to discover how CFOs can contend with such a wide range of threats, and how to future-proof your company from further damage.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the most common risks and threats
  • Methods of protection, including security policies and educational programs
  • Practical perspectives to manage risk while staying productive
  • How to mitigate risk overall and the pro/cons of each approach
  • Discuss cyber risk governance from the Board and C-Level 


Speakers Bios:


Eddie Zaremba, Head of Technology, Millennium Advisors

As head of IT I am responsible for delivering the solutions to increase our business' profitability while managing risk. This includes the management of several development teams to meet the needs our businesses including OTC cash markets, electronic trading, derivatives trading, futures trading, and front-office UX.

As a manager for multiple teams across multiple time zones, enterprise value is critical. This includes the use of existing infrastructures, RoI Analysis, Budgeting and KPIs as well as key projects as provided by our founders. The end results is to always maximize resource utilization and efficiency while maintaining a leading edge compared to our competition. All of this balanced with highly motivated teams with excellent retention.

The above development efforts must include overall IT portfolio management & integration with Market Risk, Client Relations, and ECNs in order to facilitate a liquid market while meeting regulatory requirements in sales, trading and investment banking. 

Greg Barrett, Vice President Digital Channels, Global Transaction Services

Greg Barrett is a Vice President in the Global Transaction Services Digital Channels team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He is a product manager for our CashPro API solutions and is responsible for executing against the API product roadmap and managing API integrations with our CashPro clients and technology service providers. In partnership with CashPro Digital Channels security team Greg delivers fraud prevention seminars for the bank’s corporate, commercial and financial institution clients.

Greg has over 25 years of experience in product management and development of technology platforms and payments focused products. He works closely with product managers across the Global Banking and Global Markets organizations to deliver API solutions to our clients.

He earned his Master’s in Business Administration from New York University and a BS in Biology from Union College. Greg is based in Charlotte NC.


Keith Hollender, CISO, Vaco

Mr. Hollender is currently the CISO and Cyber Practice Lead at Vaco, a consulting, talent, and solutions company with over 6,000 employees globally. Prior to Vaco, he led multiple Information Security teams at Synchrony Financial with direct responsibility for managing the strategy, planning, and budget for Information Security.  In addition, he was responsible for Security Awareness, Training, Communications, Security Metrics & Measurement, and cross-functional offshore Center of Excellence (COE) for the organization.  Prior to Synchrony Financial, Keith was the Head of Strategic Planning & Analysis for Global Information Security at Citi.  Keith has held several other strategy, planning, and analysis positions at Citi and Goldman Sachs throughout his career.  

He graduated summa cum laude with an MBA from Rutgers and also holds a BA in finance from Seton Hall.  Mr. Hollender is a Cyber Security Advisory Board member for Rutgers University and holds several information security certifications.


Mike Adams, Executive, Palantir Technologies

Michael Adams leads Palantir Technologies’ business in the Carolinas, serving in an executive capacity focused on building Palantir’s commercial and government business and designing data integration strategies and solutions for customers. Michael previously served for 25 years in the U.S. Navy and was deputy general counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he advised Chairmen Dempsey and Dunford and the Joint Staff on international and national security law affecting military operations, including cyberspace, intelligence, special operations, maritime and other U.S. Government activities. He then transitioned to private practice and was a partner with the international law firm McGuireWoods. Michael is a graduate of Harvard Law School (LL.M.), Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.), and the United States Naval Academy (B.S.). He is also a mentor for NYU’s School of Law and NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering.


Andrew Homer, VP Business Development, Morphisec

Andrew Homer is Morphisec's Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, leading all marketing and strategic business partner initiatives for the company. Prior to joining Morphisec, Homer was Director of Business Development and Technology Alliances at RSA, where he led the company’s technology ecosystem, strategic alliances and embedded OEM partnerships. Over the past two decades, Homer has gained a wealth of both corporate and high-growth experience, having held business development positions at Dell, EMC and VMware. Andrew attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst for his undergraduate degree and obtained his MBA from Babson College.


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CFO Leadership Council members may attend this program for free. Non-member senior financial executives who are CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Directors of Finance and Controllers (or the like) are welcome to attend this program at a one-time cost of $60.

Please note that service providers or any executives who are not senior financial executives (CFOs, Vice Presidents of Finance, Controllers, Directors of Finance, etc.) will not be admitted attendance to this event. The CFO Leadership Council reserves the right to decline any registration.


More Information

For more information about this program or The CFO Leadership Council, please contact Jennifer Langley, Southeast Regional Director, at


Cancellation Policy

If you would like to cancel your ticket or request a refund, please contact Refunds are available up to 24 hours prior to the program.


CPE Information

Instructional method: Group-Live
Recommended CPE Credits: 1.5 CPE credits in Information Technology
Experience Level: Basic
Prerequisites/advance preparation: None

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