Posts Tagged ‘Jim Benlein’

Tech Time: Your data breach – not if, but when

Tech Time: Your data breach – not if, but when

“Well, this day-in-the-life of a credit union VP is going pretty well,” is your thought as you review material for the upcoming board meeting. With the CU’s president in the middle of a two-week [...]

Tech Time: A principled IT strategy

Tech Time: A principled IT strategy

“…This above all, to thine own self be true…”  W. Shakespeare Within many credit unions, the building and development of an IT strategy can be a challenge. How will changing systems, technologies, compliance requirements, security [...]

Active shooter response planning

Active shooter response planning

As events last year in Paris, San Bernardino, and elsewhere have shown us, we can no longer bind ourselves to the idea, “It can’t happen here.” Nothing in our nature as not-for-profit financial cooperatives [...]

Credit union security, inside and out

Credit union security, inside and out

While cybersecurity concerns, controls and programs may be top of mind within credit unions and during many board discussions, it is important that physical security items for credit union facilities not be overlooked. Protecting employees, [...]

Tech Time: An encryption primer

Tech Time: An encryption primer

by: Jim Benlein, CISA, CISM, CRISC Over the past few years, as new products or services have been examined at your credit union, the question of how passwords are secured has probably come up. In [...]

How to celebrate Data Privacy Day

by. Jim Benlein Take some time tomorrow to consider how you're protecting member information While not celebrated with a day off, deep discounts or special sales, Data Privacy Day is (or should be) an important [...]

Mitigating mobile risks

Mitigating mobile risks

Onboarding, management and decommissioning should all be part of your strategy. by Jim Benlein, CISA, CISM Managing the risks of mobile devices at your credit union used to be a fairly small part of your [...]

IT Risk Assessment

by Jim Benlein Risk management. It’s hard to think of an information technology initiative or endeavor that doesn’t include or need to include this item. Moreover, it’s difficult to think of an [...]

Using Twitter in Disaster Recovery

Using Twitter in Disaster Recovery

By Jim Benlein, CISA, CISM Simple. Direct. Effective. Fast. If asked, many credit unions will point to these as key reasons they use Twitter to connect and communicate with members. The fact that Twitter is [...]

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