Cybersecurity issues facing credit unions. Cybersecurity issues facing credit unions (Image: Shutterstock).

Cyber threats are on the rise, perimeter security is dead, endpoints are proliferating, and don’t forget about the troubles that companies have experienced trying to hire employees with the appropriate level of cybersecurity talent. Adding to this list of challenges is the sudden spike in credit unions having to suddenly work remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic. While I can’t make these issues go away, I hope to make your life a little easier by sharing some tips and practical advice on improving cybersecurity for your credit union.

This article is categorized into two parts. In the first part, I cover the “tools of the trade,” or the industry tools and resources available to help build and strengthen your organization’s compliance and prepare you for an audit. The second part of the article offers practical steps to improve your credit union’s cybersecurity posture.

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