Photo Gallery: 5th Annual Security Summit

Hot topics include blockchain and controlling vendor access to credit union systems.

September 12, 2018

More than 70 credit union technology leaders attended the 5th Annual Security Summit in San Francisco.

The two-day event precedes the annual CUNA Technology Council Conference.

Hot topics included blockchain, controlling vendor access to credit union systems, and developing a suitable risk appetite.

Following are scenes from the Security Summit.

  • Slide 01

    Blockchain and distributed ledger technology greatly improve transparency and accountability, says Royal CU’s Pete Nohelty.

  • Slide 02

    “What keeps you up at night?” asks Tim Wright, Alliant CU, during a session on developing a risk appetite.

  • Slide 03

    Alliant CU’s Bill Podborny advises attendees to hold “table top discussions” involving real-life examples of risk.

  • Slide 04

    Security Summit attendees developed sample “risk appetite statements” during a group exercise.

  • Slide 05

    SAFE FCU’s Kevin Thomas explains his group’s risk appetite statement concerning social media risks.

  • Slide 06

    Address vendor access control during due diligence, a panel of technologists advises.

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