Protecting Your Data Amid a Ransomware ‘Explosion’ – Credit Union Times


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Important cybersecurity considerations for credit unions include prevention, detection and cyber insurance.

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For credit unions, the risk of falling victim to a ransomware attack is without a doubt high, according to several cybersecurity experts who work in the financial services space. And while the process of mitigating that risk might seem costly and confusing, taking steps to get ahead of an attack before it hits is the only way credit unions can protect not only their sensitive data, but their business volume and reputation.

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Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha has served as an editor for CU Times since March 2015. She also served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta FCU) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer for more than 16 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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