With the prominent case of the embezzlement of $40 million at CBS Employees Credit Union still in the news, AuditLink’s Jim Vilker gets back to the basics of how credit unions can prevent this from happening at their own institutions. Welcome to Internal Controls 101!
Get to know CU*Answers’ OpsEngine Business Development Manager Jeff Miller. We sat down with him and asked him a few questions about OpsEngine and the work they do for the cooperative CUSO.
What’s happened to Operations in the 23 years since Jack Carpenter first started working for CU*Answers? Read to see how the processes have evolved to match a growing client base and new hurdles.
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.
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.
What would happen at your credit union if you could suddenly no longer access your image vault? Would you shut everything down? Crawl under your desk? Or simply put into action the disaster recovery plan you’ve created and tested? One credit union found out in short order how valuable testing a plan can be when the real deal hits.
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.
Have you ever tried to put lipstick on a pig? Amanda Grieves has, but probably not in the way you’re thinking. Read on to find out what years as a programmer has taught her about graphical user interfaces and how to balance trends with longevity when designing a great GUI.