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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Risk Management Training Program

Information Technology Examination Course

Program Overview

Participants take part in a series of case studies and lectures designed to reinforce concepts and techniques that will enhance an examiner's ability to assess a financial institution's technology risk. The course uses the Information Technology Risk Examination (InTREx) program and associated work programs. Case studies focus on identification of technology risks and potential mitigation strategies along with the business consequences for failure to properly mitigate these risks.

Key Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to analyze an institution's information security program and information technology risk management practices and draw meaningful conclusion, including assignment of component and composite URSIT ratings.

Instructional Format

A combination of self-paced reading assignments, facilitated classroom discussion, and group activities.

Duration

This is a two week course.

Level

Basic

Target Audience

This course is designed for financial institution commissioned examiners or other examination analysts who will be conducting Information Technology Examinations of non-complex institutions. This course is open to appropriate staff of the FDIC and partner government regulatory agencies. This course is not open to the public or staff of private banks.

Prerequisites

The participant should be commissioned or regularly serve as the Examiner-In-Charge (EIC) and have actively participated in two information technology examinations within the 12 months prior to attending this course.

Pre-Course Assignment

Participants are required to complete an interactive self-paced study assignment designed to familiarize them with Information Technology Examination techniques and terminology. Participants will also be introduced to a case study. Prior to the course, participants will review information typically available for pre-planning an Information Technology Examination. This case will be used extensively during the first week of the course. RMS has authorized 20 hours of official time to complete the pre course assignment.

Special Requirements

None.

Post Course Recommendation

As soon as scheduling permits but no later than 12 months after completing this course, students are expected to participate in multiple IT examinations and ultimately serve as an IT EIC of a non-complex institution to further develop the concepts learned during the course.

Post Course Feedback

None.

Credits

Continuing Education Units (CEU): 2.7
Continuing Professional Education Units (CPE): 32.5

More Information

CPE Credit logoFor information regarding administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact Corporate University, Attn: NASBA Representative Ava Livas, Room A-3025, 3501 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22226 (703) 562-2463.


The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: NASBARegistry.org


IACET logoThe FDIC has been approved as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) (www.iacet.org), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102.

 

For more information concerning course content and administration, please contact Bob Shingleton at (703) 516-5672 or Petra Nelson at (703) 516-5491.

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