Events Calendar

Webinar: New Security Officer Training: Industry Standards & Best Practices
Thursday, February 18, 2021, 03:00pm - 04:30pm

If your credit union hasn’t established the position of security officer and you perform the duties of Section 748 concerning robberies, burglaries, and larcenies, this is one program you don’t want to miss!


  • Understand the 4 Ls of security - lighting, landscaping, locations, and locks
  • Identify the proper steps to take with cash recyclers and ITMs
  • Explain to management the need for an annual risk assessment
  • Take the proper steps to close or open your branch offices
  • Ascertain the records the credit union security officer or risk manager should keep


Section 748 of NCUA’s Rules and Regulations and Letter to Credit Unions #02-CU-12 specify the credit unions’ security responsibilities. This program will examine the regulations and industry standard practices to demonstrate the framework of what your credit union security program should contain. The regulations are very specific, while allowing leeway for risk management decision making. This webinar will discuss best practices and demonstrate with actual pictures what is needed to comply. Learn how to prepare and implement your security program for today’s world.


This informative session is directed to security officers, risk management professionals, internal auditors, compliance officers, and anyone who needs to understand the security function.


  • ATM review checklist
  • Night inspection form to help implement your physical security inspections
  • Training form to review proper employee conduct during and after a robbery
  • Risk Management Basics: Before, During & After the Robbery
  • Risk Management Basics: Robbery Styles
  • Risk Management Basics: Physical Risk Assessments, Thinking Like the Robber
  • Sample incident report
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz

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 – he has trained over 51,000 financial professionals.

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 four 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 and has been interviewed by Newsweek, Computer World, USA Today, and other national publications.