The OGO Blog

The 5 Most Common Questions About Migrating to Office 365

At some point, your credit union will have to migrate to Office 365. Microsoft just won’t continue to support legacy versions for long enough. And unfortunately, any major software migration brings its own challenges and potential disruptions. That in mind, it’s best to go into your credit union’s Office 365 migration well informed. No doubt…

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The 7 Biggest Reasons to Migrate to Office 365

At this point, we’ve helped countless credit unions migrate to Office 365. We’ve answered a lot of questions about security, risks, and challenges. But there’s one question that always comes up: Why? Why migrate? If legacy versions of Office 365 still work, what makes the switch worth it? Well, we’ve answered that question before as…

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2019 Holiday Tips from the Cybersecurity Office

The holiday season offers shoppers some of the best online deals of the year and as consumers we spend more time shopping online. However, increased shopping comes with potential, increased risk to your online safety. In addition to a rise in online shopping during December, there is also an increased risk of falling victim to…

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How Much Does Managed Recovery for Credit Unions Cost?

Usually, work is uneventful. You get caught up in routines. Your colleagues make hilarious jokes about Mondays. Somebody says, “hump day,” and everybody glares. All is right at your credit union. Then, something really crazy happens. Maybe it’s an earthquake. Maybe it’s a virus. But whatever it is, it’s a disaster. Your credit union goes…

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PG&E Power Shutdown: What You Need To Know

California’s wildfire crisis will enter an unprecedented new stage Wednesday, October 9th, as PG&E plans to begin cutting power to approximately 800,000 customers, shutting down the electric lines that have sparked many of the state’s worst blazes. This has set off a chaotic scramble of people preparing for an outage that could last a week…

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What Does a Credit Union Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Cost?

One thing is for certain: your credit union needs a business continuity plan (BCP). But how much will it cost? And what contributes to that cost? Whether you’re trying to figure out your 2020 budget, or just trying to satisfy NCUA requirements, it’s best to have all the information. So, read on to learn what…

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DIY Patching vs Managed Patching for Credit Unions

Many Americans are starting to worry that their information isn’t safe. It’s a reasonable fear. After all, security breaches to Equifax and Capital One show that even massive financial institutions are at risk. And such breaches are only expected to increase in the coming years. With that in mind, it’s more important than ever that…

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What Are the Basics of Managed Patching for Credit Unions?

One of the cornerstones of cybersecurity practices is patching. Now, patching isn’t glamorous work, but it’s just the sort of work that keeps your credit union—and all of its members—safe. Patching is also mandatory, so there’s that. And it’s surprisingly tedious. And, for a security requirement required by law, it’s surprisingly easy to put off…

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