Calibre CPA Group

Cybersecurity and Your Bank: What You Need to Know!

December 13, 2023 | 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM EST

Please join us for

Cybersecurity and Your Bank: What You Need to Know!

December 13, 2023 | 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM EST

Join us for an enlightening webinar featuring two distinguished cybersecurity experts: Michael Kelley, VP and Information Security Officer, Truist Financial Corporation, and Thomas J. DeMayo, CISSP CISA CIPP/US, Principal of PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP. Together they will delve into the critical aspects of cybersecurity in the banking sector, discussing risk mitigation strategies, compliance, regulatory challenges, and practical applications of cybersecurity best practices.

Michael Kelley brings over 25 years in the Financial Services industry. He is proficient in aligning security initiatives with corporate objectives, protecting information assets and technologies. His comprehensive background spans vulnerability management, cyber threat intelligence, governance risk and compliance, identity access management, and security awareness.

Thomas DeMayo offers expertise in threat and vulnerability management, incident response, compliance, disaster recovery, computer forensics, and information security risk assessments. He broad experience across industries – including commercial entities, hospitality, not-for-profit, governmental, healthcare, private schools and higher education – provides valuable perspectives on cybersecurity’s multifaceted challenges.

“As we navigate the complexities of cybersecurity in today’s digital banking landscape, knowledge is our best defense. We are pleased to present these two well-respected experts in the field to deliver their invaluable insights.”

– James C. Kokolas, Managing Partner
Calibre CPA Group, PLLC

Our program is valid for up to 1.0 credits of Continuing Professional Education.


Welcome and Opening Remarks (12:00 PM - 12:05 PM EST)

James C. Kokolas, CPA | Managing Partner

Protecting Your Organization From Fraud & Cyber Threats (12:05 PM - 1:05 PM EST)

Michael Kelley, VP and Information Security Officer | Truist Financial Corporation
Thomas J. DeMayo, CISSP CISA CIPP/US, Principal | PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP

Question and Answer Session (1:05pm – 1:15pm EST)

About Our Speakers

Michael P Kelley | Truist Financial Corporation

VP and Information Security Officer/Corporate Cyber Security | Truist Financial Corporation

Mike Kelley is VP and Information Security Officer for Truist Financial Corporation on the Corporate Cyber Security team. With more than 25 years of experience in the Financial Services industry, Mike has served in a variety of roles including Client Security Authentication Manager, Treasury Management Consultant and Information Security Officer. Mike is a liaison to the corporate lines of business responsible for aligning security initiatives while ensuring information assets and technologies are protected. This includes working with the business units to solve complex challenges related to vulnerability management, cyber threat intel, governance risk and compliance, data loss protection, identity access management and security awareness. Mike has also helped to educate clients on best practices to mitigate risks through a variety of conferences, podcasts and webinars.

Passionate about helping and inspiring others, Mike is President of the FBI Baltimore Citizens Academy Alumni Association which is designed to promote a safer community through community engagement, education and outreach with particular emphasis on the mission of the FBI. Mike also served on a Financial Cyber Steering Committee with InfraGard, which is a non-profit organization serving as a public-private partnership with the FBI.

Mike earned the CompTIA Security+ certification, Certified in Cybersecurity by (ISC)² along with various certificates in cybersecurity. Mike also has an MBA with a concentration in financial crime & fraud management.

Truist Financial Corporation is a purpose-driven financial services company committed to inspiring and building better lives and communities. As a top 10 U.S. commercial bank with leading market share in many high-growth markets, Truist is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and offers a wide range of services including retail, small business and commercial banking; asset management; capital markets; commercial real estate; corporate and institutional banking; insurance; mortgage; payments; specialized lending; and wealth management. Truist Bank, Member FDIC. Learn more at

Thomas DeMayo | PKF O'Connors

Principal | PKF O’Connor Davies LLP

Thomas DeMayo is a Principal in the Cyber Risk Management Group of the PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP and is responsible for the implementation and design of the Firm’s cybersecurity service client offerings, internal and external audit programs and testing procedures. His cybersecurity services relate to threat and vulnerability management, governance, privacy, incident response, business continuity, disaster recovery and computer forensics.

He has extensive experience with securing and managing information risk across a wide range of industries including commercial entities, hospitality, not-for-profit, governmental, healthcare, private schools and higher education. He is also a computer forensic specialist and can assist with the acquisition and analysis of data in a forensically sound and legally-approved manner

Tom specializes in the areas of information threat and vulnerability management, PCI-DSS compliance, SOX 404 IT Controls, HIPAA, COBIT, and ISO 27001. He has helped many organizations achieve their compliance obligations through intensive and meaningful compliance gap analysis, cyber and information security risk assessments, privacy assessments and penetration tests. He has also made numerous presentations on cybersecurity before client and industry groups and has written extensively in this area.


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*This program is designed for interested professionals for up to 1.0 credits of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) :

  • CPE Credit: up to 1.0 credits
  • Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
  • Program Level: Update
  • Advanced Preparation: N/A
  • Prerequisites: N/A

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