The OGO Blog

3 Takeaways from the Ongoing Operations Digital Incident Response Joint Exercise

Last week, I had the pleasure of co-facilitating a Digital Incident Response Joint Exercise hosted by Ongoing Operations and TruShield. Cybersecurity workshops for credit unions have become more important than ever. Bob Miles, Managing Director of the Information Security Group at Ongoing Operations, Paul Caiazzo, CEO of TruShield, Aaron Hensinger, Digital Forensic Incident Response Lead…

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How Does Ongoing Operations Meet NCUA Compliance Standards?

The financial arena is no stranger to strict rules and regulations. NCUA compliance standards for credit unions are rigorous, and trusting your credit union’s adherence to legal statutes can feel like a tall order. How do you know you can count on a third-party security consultant to meet compliance standards? For better or for worse,…

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Why is Credit Union Patching So Difficult? Does it Need to Be?

Banking and business software must continuously stay up-to-date to protect the safety of credit unions and their members. Many major breaches seem to start with a simple problem – lousy patching.  So, does credit union patching need to be so difficult? Is there anything your credit union can do to make patching your systems easier? …

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Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and Business Impact Analysis (BIA)

Business continuity plans aid in your credit union’s ability to recover from disaster and maintain operations for members. Clearly, it’s an important set of contingencies to keep in mind. Part of business continuity planning is having a business impact analysis (BIA). But what is a business impact analysis? And does your credit union need one?…

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Hurricane Preparedness: Is Your Credit Union Ready?

Many threats face credit unions, but the forces of nature represent a growing yearly risk. How can you prepare for a hurricane? And how can you test your plans to make sure your preparations are sound? There are three major areas that we recommend shoring up in the case of natural disasters, and more specifically,…

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3 Tips for Maintaining Credit Union Business Continuity Plans

How can you make time to maintain the business continuity plan for your credit union? Here are three tips to keep your contingency scenarios ready for action. Once we put a plan in place, there is often a tendency to define that as the end point of our obligation. Unfortunately, that’s not how business contunity…

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