Category Archives: Cybersecurity Blog

4 Ways Cybersecurity Pros Protect Leading Financial Institutions

This article is aimed at banking and credit union executives and is written to highlight the evolving tactics cybersecurity pros are applying to help financial institutions. Upstart Cyber and our executive team has been operating in the cybersecurity space for many years so this article is shared to emphasize both strategic approaches and some of the latest examples of innovative practices.

How Credit Unions Protect Against Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)

Credit Unions face a variety of unique cybersecurity threats, including from Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) which are stealthy, continuous attacks. Because credit unions often lack uniform security policies, they are particularly vulnerable to APTs. This article educates on the warning signs of APTs and offers solutions that credit unions can apply to prevent themselves against APTs.

Guide to IoT Security for Credit Unions

Credit unions are commendable due to their member-owned structure and strong community focus. They constitute a significant part of our primary focus. As a cybersecurity company with solutions for credit unions, we’re constantly monitoring cybersecurity threats and trends for credit unions so share this article to offer our friends, clients, and colleagues some insights. Readers […]

Cybersecurity: A Layered Approach

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In today’s digital age, cybersecurity has become a critical concern for businesses of all sizes. With cyber threats evolving and becoming more sophisticated, it’s no longer enough to rely on traditional security measures like firewalls and antivirus software. To truly protect your organization, you need a layered approach to cybersecurity that addresses all areas of […]

Danger & Opportunity | Healthcare’s Cyber Crisis

Healthcare’s Cyber Crisis

Alarming Increase of Ransomware Attacks Ransomware hacks, in which attackers encrypt computer networks and demand payment to make them functional again, have been a growing concern for both the private and public sector since the 90s. But they can be particularly devastating in the healthcare industry, where even minutes of downtime can have deadly consequences […]

Zero Trust Security

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We live in a world where the “bad guys” are getting smarter and more sophisticated in their attacks. Traditional perimeter-focused security models were designed to keep bad actors outside the network, but that’s no longer enough. When you assume your network is already compromised, you can take different steps to protect yourself. That’s where Zero […]

Types of Cyber Attacks and why US businesses must protect themselves.

Cyber attacks are one of the biggest threats businesses face today, and you’re not alone if you feel like it’s only a matter of time until you’re targeted. There’s a strong possibility that you’ve already been attacked. There’s a good chance there are already threats hiding in your systems that you don’t know about. As […]

Detecting And Preventing Rogue Devices

Credit Unions face a variety of unique cybersecurity threats, including from Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) which are stealthy, continuous attacks. Because credit unions often lack uniform security policies, they are particularly vulnerable to APTs. This article educates on the warning signs of APTs and offers solutions that credit unions can apply to prevent themselves against APTs.