Physical Security


Explores elements of physical security planning and components for an effective physical security plan to improve the bank’s prevention and detection strategy. Addresses cameras, lighting, access control, security design, and vendor risk. Covers areas to review when developing a plan for insider fraud and other manmade threats, like bank robberies.


  • Explain the care of duty owed to customers and employees
  • Identify the key components of physical security
  • Describe the role of the security plan and resources available to assist with establishing an emergency operations plan (EOP)
  • Identify issues to consider when planning for threats

Audience:  Risk and internal audit professionals; third-party service providers and state/federal examiners; first-line risk and operations managers with responsibilities for operational risk management, including implementing, managing, monitoring, reporting, auditing and/or supporting an effective operational risk management program, policies and procedures.

Related Training: ABA Certificate in Operational Risk Management

ABA Certifications: 1.00 CRCM, CFSSP

Your Instructor: Kevin D. Eack, J.D., CAFP, CPP
Principal at The Brannan Group, LLC

A former Special Agent for the FBI, former Illinois prosecutor, and former Illinois State Police investigative commander. Prior to starting The Brannon Group, LLC he oversaw Security for State Farm Bank ($15B assets). He is a frequent presenter and speaker on the topics of security, fraud prevention/detection, and investigations.

The New York Bankers Association is a Local ABA Training Provider.

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