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How I’ve Loved What I Do – or Learned to Move On!

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How I’ve Loved What I Do – or Learned to Move On!

The older and hopefully wiser I get, the more I find myself both grateful and amazed to get paid to do the work I love.

What Banks & Credit Unions Must Know About the New Computer Security Incident Notification Rule Part 2

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What Banks & Credit Unions Must Know About the New Computer Security Incident Notification Rule Part 2

In part one of this blog post, we gave you an in-depth look into the new Computer Security Incident Notification Rule. This is the rest of the story…

What Banks & Credit Unions Must Know About the New Computer Security Incident Notification Rule Part 1

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What Banks & Credit Unions Must Know About the New Computer Security Incident Notification Rule Part 1

The OCC, Board, and FDIC released the final rule, Computer-Security Incident Notification Requirements for Banking Organizations and Their Bank Service Providers, on Nov. 23, 2021, which goes into effect April 1, 2022, and requires mandatory compliance on May 1, 2022.

Thriving in a Male-Dominated Industry (As A Woman)

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Thriving in a Male-Dominated Industry (As A Woman)

Open dialog and idea sharing are how we build a community of trust at DefenseStorm, and everyone plays a role in that – speak up and encourage others to do the same!

Help Wanted: How to Think Creatively to Fill the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

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Help Wanted: How to Think Creatively to Fill the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

It’s a matter of supply and demand. As in, the supply of cybersecurity professionals in the United States – and actually worldwide – is much lower than demand calls for.

What Did the Super Bowl Teach Us About Cybersecurity: It Only Takes One Mistake

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What Did the Super Bowl Teach Us About Cybersecurity: It Only Takes One Mistake

We owe our information security teams the same kind of focused support the NFL provides to their officials, coaches and teams. The job is challenging. The stakes are high. And they “only need to be wrong once.”

Why Machine Learning is Integral to Maintaining Trust with Your Customers Part 2

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Why Machine Learning is Integral to Maintaining Trust with Your Customers Part 2

If you have good data, if you’re monitoring your ML, and if you pair it with great people, then you’re much better off in protecting your institution as cyberthreats continue to involve.

Why Machine Learning is Integral to Maintaining Trust with Your Customers Part 1

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Why Machine Learning is Integral to Maintaining Trust with Your Customers Part 1

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are terms that are used so frequently these days, it’s not clear what they even mean anymore, what’s real, and what’s not… and this is coming from someone who’s worked in the space for quite some time.

Cybersecurity Executive Order Mandates Certain Organizations Boost Their Defenses Against Cyberattacks

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Cybersecurity Executive Order Mandates Certain Organizations Boost Their Defenses Against Cyberattacks

The Biden administration has issued one of the most wide-reaching orders mandating that most federal agencies must patch hundreds of cybersecurity vulnerabilities considered major risks for damaging intrusions into government computer systems. What does this mean for your financial institution?

Defending the Enterprise Part 2: The Exploitation of Unpatched Systems

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Defending the Enterprise Part 2: The Exploitation of Unpatched Systems

Part two of this series will focus on the exploitation of unpatched systems and explore the processes your financial institution should have in place to keep bad actors at bay.

Defending the Enterprise Part 1: The Human Firewall

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Defending the Enterprise Part 1: The Human Firewall

There are two lines of defense when it comes to protecting the enterprise and keeping the bad guys at bay: Strengthening the human firewall and patching vulnerable systems. Part one of this series will focus on the human firewall.

Why It Pays to Discover Your Company’s “Why”

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Why It Pays to Discover Your Company’s “Why”

Struggling to connect with prospects and motivate employees? The problem may be a lack of clarity on your organization’s “why.”

3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Union’s Cybersecurity

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3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Union’s Cybersecurity

With increased digitization in everyday life, financial institutions know that strong cybersecurity is critical.

What Cyberattacks Are Really Costing Your Credit Union

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What Cyberattacks Are Really Costing Your Credit Union

Credit unions have been spurred to accelerate their move toward digital platforms and services after coronavirus, making the member experience more seamless than ever. With the increased use of technology, however, comes the ever-present risk of cyber vulnerabilities.