Identifying, Resolving and Communicating Your Credit Union’s Cybersecurity Risks During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Thursday, August 13, 2020 ~ 2:00 PM (ET)
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to millions of employees working from home and a huge increase in online scams, malware distribution and phishing attacks against individuals and companies. In late March, a leading cybersecurity firm reported that they had observed a 600% increase in spear-phishing attacks alone. These attacks continue to compromise confidential data in increasingly advanced ways, making it difficult to control and combat the risks to your credit union.
From the front line to the board room, taking proactive steps to protect both your credit union and members is essential.
What you will learn:
- How cybercriminals are taking advantage of the pandemic and the impact it will have on the current and future cybersecurity landscapes
- How you can identify cybersecurity risks at your credit union
- Proven methods that can be used to resolve and mitigate those risks
- Effectively communicating your cybersecurity risks to your board and examiners
Dean Choudhri, CISSP, CISM, CRISC
Assistant Vice President, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, Alloya Corporate FCU
As the Assistant Vice President of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance, Alloya Corporate FCU, Dean is responsible for the continuous review of all potential information security threats to corporate assets; and for identifying solutions that would mitigate any potential information and operational security risks.
In addition, Dean routinely monitors the effectiveness of the information security and operational controls that are in place.
Dean is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).