R. Kinney Williams,
CFE, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC
IT and Cybersecurity Auditor
4409 101st Street, Lubbock, Texas 79424
information technology security and cybersecurity auditing experience:
R. Kinney Williams has examined financial institution computer operations since 1970. At that time when
he was an
examiner for the State of Missouri and worked jointly with examiners from FDIC, OCC, and
the FRB to test the first EDP questionnaires used by field examiners.
Regional Director for the Texas Department of Banking, he supervised numerous EDP
Since starting penetration
testing in 1989 for community banks, Mr. Williams annually conducts
thousands of penetration-vulnerability tests all over the nation. The
VISTA penetration study
is nationally recognized as a leader in providing Internet security testing
to financial institutions.
R. Kinney Williams is a member of the
Member of the Information
Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Association of Credit
Union Internal Auditors, Society of Financial Examiners,
and The Institute of Internal Auditors.
He is accredited as a Certified Financial Examiner and a Certified
Information Security Manager as well as a
Certified in the
Governance of Enterprise IT and Certified in Risk and
Information Systems Control.
Mr. Williams is on the program committee
and a speaker for ISACA's annual
Information Security & Risk Management Conference held every September
in Las Vegas. Also, has been an
FFIEC conference speaker on Internet banking and security issues for FDIC, OCC, FRB, and NCUA
Mr. Williams has programmed personal computers since 1982 and has been using the Internet since
1991. He first got involved in the "Year 2000" issues in 1987 while programming a loan
review computer program. He has written several programs to assist bankers
lending operations. The most popular was the Loan Reviewer, which he sold to a
national consulting firm in 1989.
In 1982, Mr. Williams started programming personal computers in Basic. In the early 1990,
programmed numerous applications to manage my responsibilities as Regional Director for
the State of Texas, which were written using Clarion. In addition, he
has been programming web
pages since 1995 and maintains his own web sites.
- Certified in the Governance
of Enterprise IT (accredited by ISACA)
- Certified Information Security Manager (accredited by ISACA)
- Certified Financial Examiner (accredited by the Society of Financial
- Real Estate Broker (licensed by the State of Missouri, 1982-89)
- Securities Salesman (licensed by the NASDA, 1984-86)
- Member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
- Member of the Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors
- Member of the Society of Financial Examiners
- Member of The Institute of Internal Auditors
Information Technology - Cybersecurity –
Independent Community Bankers of America’s Community Bank Technology
Speaker at ISACA's annual
& Risk Management Conference.
Frequent speaker for the FFIEC
conferences for bank examiners.
Speaker at the Annual ABA Compliance Conference.
Speaker at the Annual Conference for Credit Union Directors.
Speaker for the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.
Developed and instructed at bank examiners school for the Conference of
State Bank Supervisors.
Lectured on loan documentation, loan review, and as a case study instructor at The School
of Banking of the South.
Instructed at various AIB schools.
Independent Bankers Association of Texas
Independent Community Bankers Association
Texas Bankers Association
PREVIOUS ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
California Independent Bankers
Oklahoma Bankers Association
Kinney enjoys spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, fishing, hunting, gardening,
carpentry, horseback riding, modern Lionel trains,
Cowboy Action Shooting, and is a life
member of SASS. Overall banking, consulting, auditing, and
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Member