The coronavirus pandemic has forced both credit unions and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) to adjust how they do business. The NCUA published a statement (updated on May 15, 2020) noting that it recognizes that COVID-19 will affect credit unions and their members to varying degrees, yet remains committed to ensuring compliance and reporting mandates for credit unions.
We recently published a post that defines what a Security Operations Center (SOC). In this post, we’ll break down the basics of SOC-as-a-Service, including what it is and how it helps, and tell you a little about how Cygilant’s SOC-as-a-Service works.
It’s been an exciting few weeks over here at Cygilant with our recent expansion into the European Market and now we are excited to announce that we have added a new member to our senior leadership team – Kevin Gannon! Kevin joins Cygilant from PwC, where he served as a Solutions Architect and was a founding member of the PwC Blockchain practice. He’s based in our new Belfast office (remotely for now of course). View the formal announcement on Kevin’s appointment.
The coronavirus has presented new challenges and ways of working for all of us. If you’re responsible for managing IT and/or security for a credit union, your immediate responsibilities have been making sure your team can continue to work safely, while ensuring customers have secure access to their accounts.
IT teams at mid-market organizations financial services are finding themselves overtaxed and overworked, forced to manage constant security alerts and still find a way to use technology to drive the business forward in a meaningful way. It is for this reason that so many are looking to partner up with a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service provider.
The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), created by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), aims to strengthen cybersecurity in the supply chain of the Defense Industrial Base. It impacts all companies conducting business with the DoD by mandating contractors to be CMMC certified and seeks to put an end to the “checking the box” mentality.