Miami – October 21, 2016 – Alexander Freund, Co-Founder of 4IT, one of South Florida’s leading IT firms, was invited to speak at the 2016 CUNA Technology Council Conference, in Las Vegas September 28 – October 1st. Mr. Freund presented to more than 80 guests during a premier break out session that addressed the cybersecurity challenges facing the credit union industry.
The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the largest national trade association in the United States serving America’s credit unions. With its network of affiliated state credit union associations, CUNA serves America’s nearly 7,000 credit unions, and more than 100 million consumer members.
Mr. Freund’s presentation focused on specific recommendations for IT infrastructure, tools, and policies that significantly reduce cybersecurity risk and increase compliance with the FFIEC Cybersecurity assessment. Specific topics covered in the presentation included email, corporate wireless, services exposed to the internet, third-party IT audits, portable and workstation security, password policies, and disaster recovery. In addition to the presentation, Co-Founder and CEO Raymond Mobayed and Mr. Freund were available throughout the conference to answer cybersecurity questions from attendees.
“Cybersecurity will continue to be the primary focus for CIOs and IT managers as the volume and sophistication of cybersecurity threats facing our businesses every day continues to increase,” said Raymond Mobayed, CEO. “The CUNA Technology Conference and our breakout session fostered a valuable discussion of the cybersecurity and compliance challenges faced by the credit union industry today and affordable easily implemented IT management solutions to address these challenges.”
Co-Founder and CEO Raymond Mobayed, Joanna Uhl, and Co-Founder and CIO Alex Freund.
4IT is a leading technology services company providing premise and cloud infrastructure management, cybersecurity tools, strategic IT consulting, engineering, helpdesk support, and telecommunications systems. Since 2003, 4IT has delivered award winning enterprise-level IT practices, technology solutions and support for mid-market clients that have complex IT environments and high cybersecurity risk.
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