The Future of Banking

August 19, 2020 | Devon Wilson | Business Continuity Planning

the future of banking

  What do credit unions need to focus on to stay relevant in this new future of banking? Though we may not have known it at the time, COVID-19 has created a need for better digital solutions. The hurried changes that were made to continue business operations as the coronavirus pandemic took hold have changed […]

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Data Security Best Practices for Credit Unions

July 29, 2020 | Devon Wilson | Cybersecurity

data security best practices for credit unions

  Credit unions often serve some of the most vulnerable businesses in their communities. About 50% of small businesses that have a data breach in their operations will close permanently in the following 6 months. While credit unions may not fold so easily in the midst of a cyberattack, it’s still important to have excellent […]

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Credit Unions and COVID-19

July 22, 2020 | Devon Wilson | Business Continuity Planning

credit unions and covid-19

  The emergence and development of the coronavirus pandemic have impacted the world in ways that likely won’t ever go away. Credit unions are not immune to the pandemic, but what have they been doing differently since the COVID-19 outbreak started?  Changes for Members The changes for members go much deeper than just incorporating social […]

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Using IaaS to Grow Your Business

July 3, 2020 | Devon Wilson | Cybersecurity, Virtual Desktop

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Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is an instant cloud computing infrastructure provisioned over the internet. In an IaaS model, a cloud provider hosts the infrastructure components that’s normally present in an on-site data center, including servers, storage and networking hardware.  IaaS provides a range of services to accompany infrastructure components, such as billing, monitoring, security, […]

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Protect Data When Working from Home

May 28, 2020 | Devon Wilson | Cybersecurity, Virtual Desktop

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With so many people working from home during this time, virtual desktops have become the norm for credit unions today. Remote connections provide workers with the ability to access data at home, on the road or a remote office. However, the increase in remote work has also led to an increase in cyberattacks. As end-user […]

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Leveraging the ACET to Advance Cybersecurity

April 30, 2020 | Devon Wilson | Cybersecurity

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  People choose credit unions because of their customer service, accessibility and focus on its members. Credit unions instill a sense of trust and loyalty by creating customer-friendly relationships and ensuring members their money is safe. To nurture that trust, it’s essential for you to do everything possible to keep information safe.  Examining protections and […]

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3 Cybersecurity Tips During COVID-19

April 23, 2020 | Devon Wilson | Backup, Cybercrime, Disaster Recovery

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A crisis is not the time to discover that your backup and recovery solutions do not work. The current climate of COVID-19 leaves many credit unions vulnerable to fraudsters stealing personal information, money, transaction records and other valuable data. Recently, the FBI reported that there is an increase in business email compromise (BEC) scams that […]

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Finding Your Quality Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution

March 18, 2020 | Devon Wilson | Backup, Disaster Recovery

As the cloud computing network grows in financial institutions, so do the methods cybercriminals use to breach important, sensitive information. It’s not fun to think about threats, but what’s less fun is thinking about how you’ll snap back after one.  The financial services sector is the most frequent target of cyberattacks, and scammers and fraudsters […]

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Developing Your Adaptive Solution with IaaS

March 13, 2020 | Devon Wilson | IaaS

In an ever globally-connecting world and one that is always “on,” you’ll need the right approach to innovation in order to stay afloat. The behaviors, expectations, and needs of customers are changing, and credit unions must adapt if they want to remain competitive. A Deloitte report on the global banking outlook for 2020 refers to […]

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