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Webinar: Conducting the Annual Physical Security Review
Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 03:00pm - 04:30pm

Conducting the annual physical security review is more than completing a checklist. The reviewer must be able to identify foreseeable events and take reasonable action to correct them. Problems regarding training, landscaping, lighting, and marketing can sabotage any financial institution. Security mistakes can make you a target for robberies, muggings, and lawsuits. From camera set-up to landscaping, lighting, and visibility, learn best practices to protect staff and accountholders. This webinar is based on actual findings during security audits and physical security reviews.

If you have never conducted a physical risk assessment, this is the program for you. Risk assessment veterans will also benefit from this outstanding refresher course. Get the facts on how to prepare, review, document, and use assessment information.


  • Requirements under Section 748 NCUA Rules and NCUA Letter to Credit Unions #02-CU-12
  • Pictures of security problems
  • Cost-effective changes you can implement immediately
  • The 4 Ls: landscaping, lighting, location, and locks
  • Industry standards to avoid litigation
  • Why a night inspection program is essential
  • Physical security situations that impact opening and closing procedures
    • Basic information on conducting physical risk assessments
    • Night inspection form
    • NCUA Letter to Credit Unions #02-CU-12
    • Security tips for improving your physical security program
    • Employee training log
    • Quiz you can administer to measure staff learning and a separate answer key


This informative session is directed to security officers, risk management professionals, branch managers, internal auditors, facility managers, and anyone concerned with physical security.

SPEAKER:  Barry Thompson, Thompson Consulting Group, LLC

Barry Thompson is an international speaker, trainer, consultant, and writer. He is a security and compliance “guru” for a leading national training organization and regularly presents security conferences for trade groups.

Barry is recognized worldwide, presenting in Brussels, Belgium to European bankers on internal fraud; at the United Nations on identity theft; and to Japanese bankers on bank security. Barry has worked in the financial services industry for over three decades, and has held the positions of security officer, compliance officer, treasurer, senior vice president, and executive vice president. He has handled over 900 security cases and has been involved with investigations and prosecutions at the federal, state, and local levels. Barry is the author of “101 Security Tips for the Beginning Security Officer.”

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