Board Member Liability in an Age of Litigation Part 2: Insurance and Fraud Prevention

Board Member Liability in an Age of Litigation Part 2: Insurance and Fraud Prevention

In the second part of his educational series on board member liability, Patrick Sickels discusses insurance coverage that can protect a board, and the issues that can arise when the board isn’t ensuring a strong supervisory committee.

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Board Member Liability in an Age of Litigation Part 1: Duties and Case Studies

Board Member Liability in an Age of Litigation Part 1: Duties and Case Studies

In a time of growing legal pressure for credit union board members, Patrick Sickels covers the most important legal requirements and case study examples in this two part series.

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Clear Your Mind and Your Risk Assessments Will Follow

Clear Your Mind and Your Risk Assessments Will Follow

Risk management isn’t as easy as buying a solution. In this CUSO Magazine exclusive, Jim Vilker and Patrick Sickels detail the three steps needed to set up an effective risk management system at your credit union.

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What We Learned at RSA: Phishing is Still King of All Scams

What We Learned at RSA: Phishing is Still King of All Scams

Phishing remains the King of All Scams. In this article, Dave Wordhouse and Patrick Sickels explain how and why, and offer thoughts on how to protect your own organization from this crime.

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What We Learned at RSA: Breach Response is as Important as Breach Prevention

What We Learned at RSA: Breach Response is as Important as Breach Prevention

Approximately 45,000 people attend the RSA Conference each year, one of the largest cybersecurity conferences nationwide. CU*Answers attends each year to learn the latest trends in cybersecurity technology, attack vectors, and compliance. In this series, we summarize what we learned to help our network remain current regarding cybersecurity events and report confidently to their boards, members, and examiners. This article discusses how and why having a well-tuned and tested incident response plan is a critical component of your cyber information security program.

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What We Learned at RSA: The Big Business of Cybercrime

What We Learned at RSA: The Big Business of Cybercrime

CU*Answers technical and compliance experts Dave Wordhouse and Patrick Sickels recently attended the RSA Conference to learn about the biggest cybersecurity threats facing credit unions today. In this first of a series, they take a look at the big business that is cybercrime, and the individuals responsible for some of the biggest cyber breaches.

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