Bank Security Institute - Virtual 

Bank Security Square

Aug 30 - Sep 2, 2021

Come prepared to learn bank security! We’ll cover everything from the basics of bank security to some situations you may not have even prepared for.

Interactive sessions and discussions will inspire new ideas and challenge you to look at security from a new perspective.

Learning Objectives:

After completing the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what is required of the security officer with regulation H, the supervision of staff, and the training requirements for staff.
  • Sharpen your observation skills and detect potential threats in events happening around you.
  • Distinguish body language in a confrontation and proactively address verbal and potentially physical confrontations.
  • Identify the warning signs a person might show when embezzling.
  • Recognize the do’s and don’ts as it relates to speaking with the media.
  • Outline the key steps to take in preparing your bank and staff in the event of a robbery.
  • Identify physical security enhancements you can make to improve security at your bank.
  • Understand the methodology required to solve a case using a scientific approach.
  • Recognize when you have a crime scene.
  • Understand the components of conducting an interview after an incident.
  • Institute effective security reporting to your board.
  • Identify specific records to retain for effective security management.
  • Recognize the security gaps when working with cash intensive businesses and onboarding casinos, private ATM operators, or marijuana related businesses.

All times stated are Central Time.

Monday, Aug. 30

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Security Regulations: What Am I Responsible for? 
Observations & Perceptions
Dealing with Angry Accountholders - Marital Domestic Violence
Payments Fraud
Internal Fraud: The Warning Signs
Examination of Questioned Documents
Facing the Media After a Crisis

Tuesday, Aug. 31

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Critical Incident Response – Robbery, Kidnapping, Unknown Incidents
The 4L’s – Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
Conducting an Investigation or Detective 101
Interviewing, Interrogation & Obtaining the Confession 


Wednesday, Sept. 1

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Board Reporting
Active Shooter
Banking Cash Intensive Businesses


Thursday, Sept. 2

9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Certification Exam 

ICBA Member: $1,295 (with testing fee $1,445)
Nonmember: $1,695 (with testing fee $1,945)
Nonbanker: $2,095 (with testing fee $2,345) 

Certification Testing Fees:
ICBA Member: $150
Nonmember: $250 
Nonbanker: $250

NOTE: Registration fee is valid for one connection, only for the individual registered. Full payment is required prior to attendance.  For more information, call 800-422-7285. 


Certified Community Bank Security Officer (CCBSO) 

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Designation: Certified Community Bank Security Officer (CCBSO)

Requirement: Attend Bank Security Institute; obtain (15) Continuing Professional Education credits every two years thereafter.

This program is designed to provide the Security Officer, regardless of the location or size of the bank, with critical information to meet regulatory requirements and provide strategic and tactical methods of security, robbery and fraud prevention and risk management. 

Barry Thompson

Thompson Consulting Group LLC

Managing Partner

Who Should Attend: All security titles and roles, C-suite     
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of bank security
Advanced Preparation: Recommended-Complete complimentary online course sent upon registration
Program Level: Intermediate 
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Printable Registration Form

If registration is cancelled more than 30 days prior to the event start date, you will receive a full refund. If cancellation is within 30 days prior to the event start date, 20 percent of the registration fee paid will be deducted for costs. A substitute registration will be accepted. No refunds will be issued after the event start date.

Attendance at all ICBA programs will be considered on a first come, first served basis. If the program is cancelled, ICBA’s liability is limited to the registration fee. For additional questions contact ICBA at 800-422-7285.

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