Events Calendar

Webinar: Maximizing Cyber Security Soundness & Minimizing Incidents
Thursday, August 19, 2021, 03:00pm - 04:30pm

Cyber security is top of mind throughout the financial industry. Today’s news is filled with stories of cyber attacks, hacks, and data breaches. Real-world cyber security threats, industry best practices, and effective techniques will all illustrate how to maximize soundness and minimize incidents.


  • Discuss real-world cyber security threats
  • Understand the evolving regulatory landscape
  • Identify and monitor cyber security events
  • Acquire industry best practices for managing cyber security incidents
  • Identify mitigation strategies to manage ongoing risk


Today’s malicious threat actors are always evolving and applying new techniques to disrupt and, in some cases, stop organizations from conducting business. This webinar will address the current threat landscape that plagues financial institutions and methods for hardening the most active threat vectors. Participants will receive foundational techniques that industry professionals apply to minimize disruption before events happen or if you have been breached.


This informative session is for board members, risk management staff, executives, and technology leaders focused on protecting today’s financial industry.


  • Cyber security risk dashboard template
  • Cyber security framework scorecard
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz


John Moeller, CLA

John Moeller, a principal at CLA, is focused on serving the technology needs of financial institutions. Over the past 35 years, John has gained extensive experience developing strategic technology plans for financial institutions. He performs technology and vulnerability/risk assessments, controls reviews, and information security and business continuity program development, implementation, training, and testing.

John is a frequent speaker on information security, IT assessments and strategy, CIO outsourcing, and managed IT services. He holds several professional certifications, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Ethical Hacker, and EC Council – Certified Security Analyst. He received a bachelor’s in Information Technology from Capella University.

Mark Shaffer, CLA

Mark Shaffer is the Manager of IT Consultancy and Cybersecurity in CliftonLarsonAllen’s (CLA’s) Bellevue office. As an evangelist for cybersecurity excellence, Mark knows what is required to protect today’s consumer value-driven organizations. His focus on user experience, enterprise risk mitigation, and security operations transformation has produced results in security architecture, market capitalization, and organizational hardening.

Known for his calm demeanor, mission focus, and consistency, Mark often mitigates major cyber security incidents and user access control issues. Throughout his career, he has held principal leadership roles with scopes of authority exceeding $60 million, which have contributed significant value to diverse global, market-leading organizations, including Microsoft, T-Mobile, IBM, and others.

Shane Hendrix, CLA

Shane Hendrix is the Director of IT Consulting and Cybersecurity at CLA's Bellevue, Washington office. Shane puts his ethical hacking skills, problem solving, vulnerability, and exploitation knowledge to use by evaluating, testing, and scanning to determine weaknesses in client IT operations, processes, systems, and related controls. He performs a variety of internal and external technical assessments to ensure organizations can appropriately react to threats, identify security gaps, and improve their ability to prevent attacks.

Shane has 15 years' experience working in information technology, with a prior emphasis on database-driven web application development. Before joining CliftonLarsonAllen, Shane worked for the nonprofit EdLab Group as their Information Technologies Specialist.