COVID-19: How to Protect Your Members’ Mobile and Online Banking

COVID-19: How to Protect Your Members’ Mobile and Online Banking

In her second article on mobile banking during the pandemic, Barb Cooper discusses the rise in mobile banking scams, what your credit union can do to protect members, and what your members can do to protect themselves.

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The Delicate Balancing Act of Business Innovation and Cybersecurity Risk

The Delicate Balancing Act of Business Innovation and Cybersecurity Risk

In an increasingly interconnected industry, with new APIs opening the doors for greater integration of more platforms, risk lurks right around the corner. Patrick Sickels discusses the inherent risk of APIs, but why it’s an acceptable cost for business innovation.

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Cracking the Password Code (So Hackers Can’t Crack Yours)

Cracking the Password Code (So Hackers Can’t Crack Yours)

We’ve all heard the password speech before, but current conditions have made increased security an absolute necessity. Information Security Analyst Mike Bechtel offers six tips to keeping your accounts as protected as possible.

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Covering Your Bases: Remote Work Security Concerns for Credit Unions

Covering Your Bases: Remote Work Security Concerns for Credit Unions

As policies change and we all learn to adapt to new environments, many are taking advantage of the situation, trying to find weaknesses in credit union’s security. Matt Sawtell wants to make sure you have your bases covered and aren’t leaving your members vulnerable to an attack.

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Working Remotely: A Common Sense Approach Part One

Working Remotely: A Common Sense Approach Part One

Working remotely can be a challenge if you’ve never done it before, and it requires a great deal of planning and security. Focusing on the practical side of working from home, Michael Cirivello details what precautions you should be taking to keep your computer secure and how to spot suspicious behavior.

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Continuity At The Core: Planning For The Unexpected

Continuity At The Core: Planning For The Unexpected

In the first entry of his new series on business continuity, Jim Lawrence details the purpose behind business continuity and the overall benefits of having a plan that is consistently tested, updated, and improved upon.

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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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Your Approach to Online Banking May Leave Your Members Vulnerable

Your Approach to Online Banking May Leave Your Members Vulnerable

It’s like they always say: cybersecurity is like riding a bike. Wait, what? Read on to find out what a hard crash can teach us about cybersecurity. Are we letting members be good stewards of their digital security or are willingly replacing their ability to be self-reliant with convenience?

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