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Speakers explained what hackers earn on the black market for personal information they steal online.

LAS VEGAS – Due to advancing technologies and a growing amount of internationally-connected data floating around in the world, credit unions and other organizations can be considered powerless in their quest to stop all breaches in their tracks. Instead, they should invest their time and resources into response and recovery plans to put into action when the inevitable attack occurs.

That was the key point three cybersecurity experts brought home during the breakout session “Data Breach Risk Management: Real Risks, Real Data, Real Answers” at CU Direct’s Drive conference Thursday.

Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha has served as an editor for CU Times since March 2015. She also served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta FCU) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer for more than 16 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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