Tuesday, June 11th, 2019



Waiting Until Cyber Breach is Identified is Dangerous

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (June 11, 2019) – What are the odds of winning the lottery? Getting struck by lightning? Getting audited? The answer is that they are all greater than the odds of being the victim of a cyber attack.

With the combination of the increasing rate of cyber breaches and the declining volume of cybersecurity talent, credit unions are being faced with a unique problem that must be solved quickly. In light of this, DefenseStorm Chief Revenue Officer Steve Soukup is leading a breakout session at the upcoming NAFCU Annual Conference regarding this current cyber threat challenge.

The conference, taking place in New Orleans from June 18 through June 21, will provide the setting for Soukup to discuss realistic solutions to issues such as the shortage of 3M cybersecurity staff and the prevalence of hacking during his presentation at 10:30am CT on Thursday, June 20.

Steve will also be at DefenseStorm’s booth #122 to answer any questions and discuss ways in which credit unions can best prepare for next-generation cyber attacks. An executive with deep banking industry expertise, Steve has worked for a number of FinTech companies throughout his 20+ year career, including Intuit, KPN, Q2 and S1 Corporation. In addition, he has direct banking experience through management positions at Key Bank, Bank Boston and State Street Bank.

“Steve has been successfully helping to protect credit unions and their members from cyberattacks for years,” said Harold Brewer, DefenseStorm CEO. “This presentation is designed to enable attendees to immediately implement an easy-to-follow plan to ensure they are both cybersecure and cybercompliant.”

About DefenseStorm

DefenseStorm provides an integrated platform of risk assessment, compliance, cybersecurity, and fraud solutions that ensure financial institutions achieve and maintain cyber risk readiness. The only system specifically built for banking, it accounts for all the daunting challenges, regulations, and technology requirements financial institutions face. Their intelligent data engine, GRID, ensures real-time access, analysis, and action on all critical threat data. The Threat Ready Active Compliance (TRAC) team enables access to co-managed resources 24x7x365, providing the help and expertise needed by financial institutions.