It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Incident Response for an Information Security Program

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month!  Incident Response for an Information Security Program

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important subject for financial institutions to invest in and a key component of any successful information security program along with active participation from credit union executives and board members.  Julie Gessner, VP of CMS Sales, recently interviewed key staff at CU*Answers to get their input on hot topics relating to… Read more »

Oct 18, 2021

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Improving Security Through Encryption

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month!  Improving Security Through Encryption

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important subject for financial institutions to invest in and a key component of any successful information security program along with active participation from credit union executives and board members.  Julie Gessner, VP of CMS Sales, recently interviewed key staff at CU*Answers to get their input on hot topics relating to… Read more »

Oct 13, 2021

Video Now Available – Cybersecurity Assessments: What’s Your Posture?

Video Now Available – Cybersecurity Assessments: What’s Your Posture?

AdvantageCIO invites you to check out a video recording of our recent webinar on cybersecurity assessments for credit unions.  In this video, Jim Lawrence, VP of Operations and Business Continuity and Matt Sawtell, VP of Managed Technology Services, take a look at ways that you can bolster your credit union’s cybersecurity strategy.  Jim and Matt… Read more »

Oct 11, 2021

Advantage CIO Presents: Cybersecurity Review and Recommendations

Advantage CIO Presents: Cybersecurity Review and Recommendations

Cybersecurity is a leading concern for CEOs and technology teams responsible for safeguarding member data.  The landscape of the financial industry changes on a near constant basis and new emerging threats can lead to the disruption of business, harm to your reputation and financial risk.  Join Advantage CIO’s senior consultants as they review tips on… Read more »

Sep 21, 2021

Advantage CIO Presents: Cybersecurity Review and Recommendations

Advantage CIO Presents: Cybersecurity Review and Recommendations

Cybersecurity is a leading concern for CEOs and technology teams responsible for safeguarding member data.  The landscape of the financial industry changes on a near constant basis and new emerging threats can lead to the disruption of business, harm to your reputation and financial risk.  Join Advantage CIO’s senior consultants as they review tips on… Read more »

Sep 14, 2021

AdvantageCIO launches remote access assessment service

AdvantageCIO, a division of CU*Answers, recently announced it has launched a new cybersecurity assessment service to help credit unions ensure they are following cybersecurity best practices. The service takes an industry standard approach by following guidance from the FFIEC, NCUA, and NIST. It inventories a broad range of controls across a credit union’s footprint and […]

Jul 6, 2021

AdvantageCIO hires its first cybersecurity analyst

AdvantageCIO, a division of CU*Answers, recently announced it has hired its first team member dedicated solely to cybersecurity. The team welcomes Andrew Hinson, who joins with over five years of experience in cybersecurity project work, audit and assessment analysis, audit remediation and senior information technology work in the credit union space. “Along with our focus […]

Jul 6, 2021

Resources to Improve your Credit Union’s Cybersecurity Posture!

Resources to Improve your Credit Union’s Cybersecurity Posture!

NCUA Grants Available to Help Cover Your Costs NCUA has announced grant programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to assist federally insured, low-income designated credit unions cover the costs associated with moving operations to remote locations.  Qualified credit unions can apply for up to $7,000.  Applications are accepted now through June 26 and are… Read more »

Jun 18, 2021

Resources to Improve your Credit Union’s Cybersecurity Posture!

Resources to Improve your Credit Union’s Cybersecurity Posture!

NCUA Grants Available to Help Cover Your Costs NCUA has announced grant programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to assist federally insured, low-income designated credit unions cover the costs associated with moving operations to remote locations.  Qualified credit unions can apply for up to $7,000.  Applications are accepted now through June 26 and are… Read more »

May 11, 2021

Is Your Credit Union Looking to Review Cybersecurity Compliance?

Is Your Credit Union Looking to Review Cybersecurity Compliance?

October is national cybersecurity awareness month!  While a robust cybersecurity plan is integral to the year-round business functions of financial institutions across the country, this month presents additional opportunities to re-evaluate your current program and consider changes you can implement to strengthen your security posture. AdvantageCIO offers a Cybersecurity Compliance Bundle designed specifically to address… Read more »

Oct 23, 2020