Protect Your Critical Assets

Cyber crime is on the rise and one of the most notable threats for credit unions and the number one concern for credit union regulators.  These cybersecurity training opportunities are made available to MSCUA member credit unions through MSCUA’s partnership with TRGroup and Radford University’s IMPACT Lab.

Cybersecurity Training for Credit Unions

Cybersecurity Training is:

  • Delivered completely online and self-paced to ensure your staff are mastering cybersecurity skills at times most convenient to them.
  • Aligned with industry workforce standards (e.g., NIST) and employs research-based practices from cognitive science, analytics, simulation-based learning and gamification to ensure it is highly effective and engaging.
  • Delivered by Radford University, who has been designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security.

Choose from three programs:

  • A six-course 18-credit hour program designed for IT Professionals.
  • A four-credit hour course designed for managers overseeing IT which focuses on principles in secure design, network defenses, secure protocols, host and perimeter security mechanisms, and other associated topics.
  • A three-hour online course designed for executives or board to help them understand the basics of cyber threats.

Free Cybersecurity Webinars

Yes – Free!  A quick registration is all that is required to view these free webinars, available through MSCUA’s partnership with TRGroup and Radford University’s IMPACT Lab .

The NCUA Automated Cybersecurity Examination Tool (ACET) and Common Errors

This year, the NCUA will begin using a new tool to help examiners assess a credit union’s level of cybersecurity preparedness. Called the Automated Cybersecurity Examination Tool (ACET).  During this free webinar, Ethan Meyer, Information Systems and Technology Subject Matter Expert (IS&T SME) with the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), will provide an overview of the new ACET tool and common errors.

Cybersecurity Risk from a Legal Perspective: Top 10 Tips

This webinar will focus on tactics and strategies to prepare credit unions for cyber attacks from a legal perspective. From vetting vendors to obtaining the right cyber insurance coverage to incident response plans, this session will help prepare credit unions for an incident before the worst hits. Presented by Beth Burgin Waller, Chair of Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice at Woods Rogers PLC.

Are You Giving Cyber Attackers an Invasion Blueprint with OSINT?

In this workshop, Shannon Zorn (faculty member at Radford’s Vinod Chachra IMPACT Lab) will review Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and how this publicly available information about you and your organization can be used to create a picture that leaves you open to attack.