Suddenly credit unions across the nation are ordering employees home, as part of the response to the coronavirus pandemic. And that is triggering a tidal wave of worries about the possible cyber insecurities that will result as newly empowered employees log into the credit union networks.
Hitherto, at many credit unions, the workers who had home access to the network were mainly senior, experienced, and both well trained and well equipped.
Today’s newly drafted home workers often lack the right equipment and their training may have been brisk.
Global cyber criminals are said to be eyeing these workers the way a hungry lioness eyes a slow wildebeest in the Serengeti.
That’s why you want to hear from Kevin Langford, chief information officer at $140 million Georgetown Kraft Credit Union in South Carolina.
Langford has trained many workers in the secrets of safe cyber work at home and here he tells what every credit union needs to be doing.
This topic is so big that next week we will post another podcast on the same theme with Shane Butcher, senior solutions and security architect at CUSO Ongoing Operations.
You need to listen to both. The risks are extraordinary today and here are solid suggestions for navigating turbulence securely.
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