Cybersecurity symposium offered Nov. 13-14 by CUNA, NASCUS

October 2, 2014

WASHINGTON (10/3/14)--The Credit Union National Association and the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) are partnering to host a Credit Union Cybersecurity Symposium Nov. 13-14. The symposium is designed to cover "a wide range of mission-critical cybersecurity issues that all credit unions and examiners should understand."

Credit union managers, compliance officers, information officers and examiners are the target audience for the event. In addition to policymakers and intelligence experts responsible for assessing cyberthreats to the financial system, speakers will include:

  • Ian Harper, former chief information officer of Pentagon FCU, Alexandria, Va., with $17 billion in assets, who will share his real-life experience with breaches and breach responses;
  • Randy Gainer, a cybersecurity attorney specializing in breach avoidance and breach response; and
  • Tom Schauer, CEO of TrustCC, an information technology security firm.

Presentations will include:

  • "The Intersection of Disaster Preparedness and Cyber Security;"
  • "A Look at the Preparedness of Third-Party Vendors;"
  • "A Survey of the Cyber-Threats Facing Credit Unions;"
  • "Understanding the Use of the NIST Framework to Develop Cyber-Risk Assessments;" and
  • "Mitigating Reputation Risk."

The event will take place at the Hyatt Arlington and will be emceed by TrustCC, which has performed examinations and training for federal and state regulators.

Use the resource link below for more information and to register.

2014 Credit Union Cybersecurity Symposium