Registration open for NCUA webinar on defending against ransomware attacks
ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 29, 2022) — A ransomware attack on your credit union could inflict serious financial damage and pose reputation risk. The National Credit Union Administration is teaming up with the FBI, Treasury Department, and the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions to host a webinar to discuss how to protect your credit union and your members.
Registration for this October 13 webinar, “Ransomware in the Financial Sector,” is now open. The event is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Eastern and last approximately two hours. There is no charge. All the presentations will have real-world examples to illustrate the potential impact of ransomware attacks. The webinar will include a question-and-answer period.
Staff from the NCUA’s Office of Credit Union Resources and Expansion and Office of Examination and Insurance will moderate a panel featuring: Ted P. Delacourt, FBI Cyber Division; Thomas Theune: Deputy Director, Office of Credit Unions, Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions; and Steven Curran, Treasury Department, Office of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection.
Participants will be able to log into the webinar and view it on their computers or mobile devices using the registration link. They should allow pop-ups from this website. The webinar will be closed captioned and archived on the NCUA’s Learning Management System approximately one week following the live event.
Participants can submit questions during the presentation or in advance by emailing WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The email’s subject line should read, “Ransomware Webinar.” Please email technical questions about accessing the webinar to either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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About National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
The NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, the NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 124 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. The NCUA also protects consumers and educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.