NAFCU’s Feb. 8 Webcast Offers A Primer On Disaster Recovery Plans

CONTACT:   Patty Briotta

WASHINGTON – The National Association of Federal Credit Unions’ (NAFCU) Feb. 8 webcast gives credit unions the resources and tools they need to safeguard their financial institutions in the event of a disaster. “Prepare for the Unexpected: Building a Disaster Recovery Plan” will broadcast live from NAFCU headquarters in Arlington, Va. from 2:00-3:30 p.m. EST.

The deadline for early registration savings is Feb. 1. NAFCU members and nonmembers can call 800-344-5580 or visit to register.

“With natural disasters in the news constantly, the time for credit unions to ensure that their disaster recovery plans are effectively in place is now,” said NAFCU President and CEO Fred R. Becker, Jr. “It is vital that credit unions stand ready to provide critical services at a time when their members will need them the most.”

Featured speaker Rob Rutkowski, managing partner of the Credit Union & Corporate Financial Services Groups of Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., will discuss:

  • how to develop a disaster recovery plan;
  • advanced preparation measures;
  • National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) rules on security programs;
  • compliance reports;
  • catastrophic act reports;
  • Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs);
  • records preservation; and
  • computers and electronic disasters.

Webcast participants will be able to submit questions during the webcast.

NAFCU is the only national organization that focuses exclusively on federal issues affecting credit unions, representing its members before the federal government and the public.

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