Three cybersecurity trends influencing IT leaders today

Good communication may well be the best defense against hackers.

Some say that there are two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that have been hacked but don’t yet know it.

Today, all companies—including credit unions—are considered technology companies to some degree. As credit unions have continued to thrive and grow in recent decades, so have their cybercriminal counterparts. Like many organizations, credit unions house a wealth of personal and sensitive customer data, making them prime targets for cyberattacks.

Credit unions of all sizes must invest to defend against threats that are becoming more widespread and commonplace by the day, fueled in large part by our pandemic-era remote work environment. In the executive search business, JM Search sits at the forefront of emerging trends influencing top executive leaders. As the cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve, so do the best practices of leaders tasked with addressing cybersecurity across industries.

We have uncovered three trends influencing cybersecurity efforts today. The greatest tool of all—and a common thread in the three trends outlined below—might just be simple human communication.

 

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