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Masterclass on Information Technology and Security - Fit & Proper

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In an era defined by the rapid evolution of technology, Information Technology (IT) and Security have become integral components of organizational success.

As businesses increasingly rely on digital infrastructure, the importance of effective management, strategic planning, and vigilant oversight in the world of IT and Security cannot be overstated. To address this imperative need, our training program, "Masterclass on Information Technology and Security" is crafted to empower (future) members of the management committee and board of directors.

By fostering a deep understanding of risks associated with IT and Security, this training aims to equip executives and non-executive directors with the knowledge, skills, and specific experience essential for steering organizations through the complex landscape of technology and safeguarding against potential threats.

Join us for a day of immersive learning, where theory meets practice, and where you leave equipped with the knowledge and tools to elevate the effectiveness of your role.

By the end of this masterclass, you will be able to:


Level Expert
Learning format Classroom training

Total price *

Members: € 650
Non-members: € 750
Partners/ BZB: € 650
Incompany: tailor-made, prices on request

* Are you entitled to an allowance or subsidy?
* Price: service in the context of continuing professional training, exempt from VAT

CPD Hours Banking: 6h general
Insurances: 6h general
Consumer credit: 6h general
Mortgage credit: 6h general
Compliance: 6h

Continuing Professional Development

Available dates

05/09/2024 - 09:00u - 17:00u - Masterclass on Information Technology and Security - Fit & Proper

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Please let us know you're interested in this training should there be no date available, the planned date does not suit you and/or this session is full. As soon as about 5 people are registered on the interest list, we will propose a new course date. Your registration on the interest list is free of charge and without any obligation.

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Target group

This training course can be followed by multiple target groups:

  • candidate directors;
  • experienced directors from other sectors;
  • existing directors (CEOs, COOs, CFOs and other senior executives);
  • .…

Required prior knowledge

Expert level training: this training requires thorough prior knowledge of the subject.



  • Introduction
  • Concepts of IT technology & security  
    • Overview of IT technology layers
    • Overview of IT stakeholder landscape, including cloud
  • What can go wrong with IT technology & security, and what might be the impact to the operational business?  
    • Cases to showcase IT technology risks and their potential impact
  • How to control IT technology and security risks?  
    • Cornerstones of managing IT technology and security risks, from both governance, technology, process and people perspective
    • Role of board members and board committees in supervising IT technology and security risks
  • What is the regulator imposing in terms of IT technology & security?  
    • Overview of current regulatory landscape in terms of IT technology & security
    • Insights on upcoming regulatory requirements related to IT technology & security
  • Conclusion


  • Duration: 1 day of training (6 class hours)
  • Hours: 09:00 to 17:00
  • Location: Febelfin Academy: Phoenix building, Koning Albert II-laan/Boulevard du Roi Albert II 19, 1210 Brussels
  • Language: This training will be given in English


You follow a ‘Classroom training’ face-to-face in a group. You, the other participants and the teacher are all present in the same classroom at an agreed time. There is an opportunity for interaction and feedback, both from the participants to the teacher and vice versa. The teaching material consists as a basis of a presentation via the MyFA learning platform, supplemented with various other items (such as digital syllabus, presentation, audiovisual fragments, etc.).

Training material: PowerPoint presentation (slides). 


Jeroen Verplancke
Compliance & audit

Bert Truyman
Risk, finance & treasury
Compliance & audit