Feb. 12, 2014- A broad look at cybersecurity issues, fraud
trends and prevention strategies, and business analytics and big data solutions
for credit unions were presented to attendees Tuesday during NAFCU’s Technology and Security Conference
in Las Vegas.
Tuesday’s program kicked off with cybersecurity expert John
Sileo, who appeared recently on the Rachael Ray show to discuss identity fraud
risks. He provided a keynote message Tuesday titled “Personal Cybersecurity?
What You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know,”
where he discussed the seven critical areas of cybersecurity affecting credit
unions and their members. Among these is protecting all of the systems that support
your computer network, such as the routers, hardware and firewall.
Also during Tuesday’s program:
- Randall Romes, a CliftonLarsonAllen
LLP principal of information security, provided an overview of the latest
technology fraud threats and ways credit unions can safeguard their systems to
- Twanda Baker, SAS
Institute technical consultant, spoke about big data solutions, how to invest in
business analytics and the 10 practical steps for making analytics work for credit
- Attendees also visited the NAFCU Technology & Innovations Showcase,
which features cutting-edge solutions for credit unions’
security and information technology needs.
Today’s program includes a networking breakfast and a
full-day workshop on core processor issues. Speakers will include Valley FCU Chief
Lending and Marketing Officer Darla Card; Samaha & Associates Managing Consultant Adam Denbo; FedChoice
FCU Risk Manager Michael Martin; The Business Performance Innovation Network
Executive Program Director Dave Murray;
Samaha & Associates President and CEO Sabeh Samaha; and Paladin
fs LLC President Aaron Silva.
The conference runs through Thursday, Feb. 13, at Planet
Hollywood Resort and Casino and is open to NAFCU members and nonmembers.