Credit Union Marketers Can Share Cyber Safety Shopping Tips With Members

Consumers can have confidence when they use their credit and debit cards to shop this holiday season. The NWCUA has stocked the Pro-Credit Union Messaging Resource Center with tips for marketers to share.

What Your Credit Union Needs to Know About Cyber Security Dangers and Data Breach Protection

Join this free educational webinar to learn how you can protect your credit union, your members, and your assets from fraud, theft, and liability—presented by Vero.

“HACK ATTACK!@!!” Breakout to Address Credit Unions’ Cybersecurity Preparedness

By the time you read this article, another business will have been hacked. The question isn’t whether a hack attack will be attempted at your credit union, but how well will you respond? An Amplify breakout session will provide some solutions.

Data Breaches a Real and Expensive Threat for all Financial Institutions—Including Credit Unions

CUNA Mutual Group breaks down the difference between payment card breaches and cyber breaches to help credit unions protect themselves.

Obama Cyber Security Advisor to Present at Amplify

Adam Sedgewick, who led the development of Obama’s cyber security framework, will share best practices in an Amplify breakout.

Compliance Center: NCUA Discusses Top 10 Cyber Security Areas That Examiners Will Look At

The NCUA lays out the top 10 cyber security areas its examiners may focus on, plus legal briefs and the question of the week.

Breach Boot Camp: Learn How to Manage the Fallout from Cyber Attacks at Marketers’ Networking Council on Jan. 29

With more than 100 million credit and debit cards potentially compromised in the Target breach and new information about additional holiday cyber attacks still unfolding, credit unions are working fast and furiously to address the situation. Solutions can be found at “Breach Boot Camp,” the theme of the Jan. 29 Marketers’ Networking Council.

NCUA Releases 2014 Exam Focus

The National Credit Union Administration has released Letter to Credit Unions 14-CU-02, which covers the focus topics for 2014 examinations.

NCUA Reminds Credit Unions About Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the National Credit Union Administration has released a reminder to credit unions about the importance of fighting cybercrime and protecting the online personal and financial information of their members.

Technology Security Expert: Our Opponents are not Complacent

Financial institutions are attractive targets for cyber criminals. A technology security expert is sharing insight with Northwest credit unions at the next Tech/Security council. Don Rudolph says the financial industry is well prepared now but can take additional steps to stay ahead of attackers.

Credit Union Security Vigilance Urged as New Cyber Attack Warnings are Issued

The FBI has warned financial institutions of the possibility of a Sept. 11 cyber attack. The NWCUA’s compliance team continues to track internet chatter warning of cyber attacks and offers security information to member credit unions.

‘Quantum Dawn 2’ Exercise to Test Cyber Security

Financial institutions are putting their security systems to the test in an elaborate drill organized by a large Wall St. Trade Group. “Quantum Dawn 2” follows a wave of cyber attacks late last year during which some banks had to temporarily shut down their websites after an attack overwhelmed them with traffic.

President Obama Issues Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Obama signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at improving information-sharing about cyber threats between the government and industry and at establishing a risk framework and best practices for businesses.

Six Steps to Prepare for Cyber Attacks

Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Cyber Fighters, a hacktivist group that took credit for several recent DDoS attacks against banks, has said it will suspend the assaults for the time being. CUNA Mutual Group’s Ken Otsuka urges credit unions to use this opportunity to take six specific steps to defend against cyber attacks.

Will 2013 Be the Year of the Cyber Threat?

In 2012, terms like “fiscal cliff” and “regulatory burden” became part of the credit union lexicon. With the threat of cyber attacks looming, 2013 may see terms like “Project Blitzkrieg,” “DDos,” and “Shamoom” added to the credit union vernacular. Is your credit union prepared?

How Can Credit Unions Protect Themselves Against Cyber Attacks?

Strategic Link business partner CSCU talks with Greg Schaffer, corporate executive vice president and chief information security officer (CISO) for FIS Global, about the various threats facing credit unions and what to look for when hiring a CISO.

Free CMG Seminar: Changing Environment, Emerging Risk

Find what your credit union can do in this changing environment to protect your board and implement good governance practices by Joining CUNA Mutual Group in Federal Way, Wash., or Lake Oswego, Ore.