Cybersecurity Archives

Cybersecurity, certification, and the credit union

Cybersecurity, certification, and the credit union

“Every day millions of people’s privacy and security are threatened by sophisticated fraudsters and rogue-state actors. A lack of regulatory standards and accountability leaves all of us vulnerable. Regulators are focused on ensuring that [...]

Evaluating your fraud toolkit

Evaluating your fraud toolkit

Every year, the start of a new year reinvigorates consumers around the world to set resolutions to get organized, implement healthy habits and establish ways to enhance their lives. While businesses do not necessarily make [...]

The pitfalls of public WiFi

The pitfalls of public WiFi

To help your staff help your members learn how to more safely use public WiFi, first explain how public WiFi is different from other internet connections and then provide steps they can take to protect [...]

Cybersecurity tip: Update your software

Cybersecurity tip: Update your software

Cybersecurity must be a major part of an organization's business plan and strategy, no matter its size. It is one of the most critical areas of focus for financial institutions in particular. There are simple [...]

Cybersecurity tip: Strong passwords

Cybersecurity tip: Strong passwords

Cybersecurity must be a major part of an organization's business plan and strategy, no matter its size. It is one of the most critical areas of focus for financial institutions in particular. There are simple [...]

5 common cybersecurity misconceptions – exposed

5 common cybersecurity misconceptions – exposed

Cybersecurity is a must for modern organizations whose digital initiatives and remote work have extended the IT infrastructure – and the attack surface. An effective defense against evolving threats requires skills and know-how to manage complex [...]

Voice authentication for fraud prevention in contact center environments

Voice authentication for fraud prevention in contact center environments

Voice authentication is rapidly becoming the preferred method of verification in contact centers to balance member experience and fraud prevention. According to research from Aite Novarica, over 60% of fraud losses from account takeovers involve [...]

Cybersecurity tip: Multi-factor authentication

Cybersecurity tip: Multi-factor authentication

Cybersecurity must be a major part of an organization's business plan and strategy, no matter its size. It is one of the most critical areas of focus for financial institutions in particular. There are simple [...]

Risk assessment: From burden to benefit

Risk assessment: From burden to benefit

Risk assessments. Tedious, compulsory, and painful. Just some of the words used to describe a process that is critical to your institution’s cybersecurity and compliance efforts. Yes, the risk assessment process can be daunting, [...]

NCUA Board briefed on cybersecurity and CLF

NCUA Board briefed on cybersecurity and CLF

The NCUA Board met Thursday to receive two briefings, one on cybersecurity and another on the Central Liquidity Facility (CLF). In addition, the board unanimously approved the NCUA Risk Appetite Statement, which outlines the variety [...]

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