Fraud and Cyber Security Insights in the Current COVID-19 Environment

  • 21 Oct 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Online Virtual Presentation


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Fraud and Cyber Security Insights in the Current COVID-19 Environment

Please join us on October 21st, 2020 for a highly-topical WEBINAR event hosted by AFP-Ottawa and in collaboration with our fellow AFP Chapters across Canada. Our keynote presentation will be provided by our special guest speakers from Scotiabank - Rob Knoblauch, Vice President, Global Security Services & Deputy CISO and Joanne McLennan, Vice President, Fraud Management, Canadian Fraud Management. Rob will provide an overview of common attacks, threats, risks (and how to avoid them!) relating to Financial Fraud and Cyber Security; and Joanne will follow with sharing important tips and best practices on fraud prevention for today's modern Treasury and Finance Teams, especially critical given the current and challenging COVID-19 environment.

Keynote Speakers:

Rob Knoblauch

Vice President, Global Security Services & Deputy CISO, Scotiabank

Rob Knoblauch, VP, Global Security Services & Deputy CISO Scotiabank is a cyber security professional with over 20 years of experience protecting financial institutions from a myriad of information security risks. He serves on a variety of customer advisory boards for leading cyber security companies and speaks at various conferences on Cyber Security, AI and Machine Learning. Rob has a passion for building strong teams and bringing new, innovative technologies to combat the growing complexities of cyber threats. Prior to Scotiabank, Rob has worked in the Toronto Stock Exchange, Bank of Montreal and Bird on a Wire.

Joanne McLennan

Vice President, Fraud Management, Canadian Fraud Management, Scotiabank

Joanne McLennan has 25+ years of Operations and Credit Risk experience in International and Domestic Banking. In her current role of Vice President, Fraud Management at Scotiabank, she is responsible for leading the Canadian Fraud Operations teams which includes oversight for Inbound, Detection, Application Fraud, Deterrence, Claims & Disputes and Fraud Program Delivery. Prior to joining Scotiabank in 2007, Joanne led a Credit Risk Management team at Wells Fargo Financial.

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