MAY 19, 2017
Friday Hot Links
By Mark Loehrke, Editor, Financial Managers Society
Without question, the hot news story coming into this week (non-Washington division, of course) was the massive cyberattack that crippled computers all around the world. It was yet another disturbing reminder of the growing importance of cybersecurity
for companies of all shapes and sizes – including community institutions.
In that spirit, we’ve loaded up the grill with a variety of scary tech stories to get you thinking this weekend:
When it comes to a malware attack, it’s a matter of if, not when
, for financial institutions – which is why preparation is so important
One important part of that preparation is ensuring that your institution is squared away with cybersecurity regulations – and that starts with the board
Last weekend’s attack was a demonstration of the ransomware problem, writ large – here’s how your institution can protect itself
from this growing threat
It’s not the most relaxing batch of reading material for a weekend, but being informed is the first line of defense when it comes to cybersecurity. The second line? Maybe it’s time to change that “password1” you still have hanging around out there.