“Beware: Cyber scares!”

Happy Halloween, Compliance Friends! With the rise of social media, there seems to be a day and/or month for nearly every thing, occasion or cause. However, the observation of October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is definitely noteworthy. National Cybersecurity Awareness Month was created in 2004 by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance to provide a reminder that each of us has the power to make the Internet more secure and possibly safer. The National Cyber Security Alliance identifies five principles for credit unions to stay safe online: identify, protect, detect, respond and recover.

In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, today’s blog will review cybersecurity regulatory requirements and provide resources in light of the National Cyber Security Alliance principles mentioned above.


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