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U.S. Department of Homeland Security &
National Credit Union Information Sharing Analysis Organization

Attention Credit Union Industry Leaders!

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) cordially invites you to participate in the National Credit Union Information Sharing & Analysis Organization (NCU-ISAO) Virtual Tabletop Exercise (VTTX) on August 16, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EDT). The event is open to members and nonmembers of the NCU-ISAO, including credit unions, CUSOs, and Cores.

This VTTX is developed in coordination with the DHS National Cyber Exercise and Planning Program ,(NCEPP) and NCU-ISAO partners. The VTTX will be broadcasting from the FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) in Emmitsburg, MD and will be televised via live video feed from the
distributed exercise sites listed below.

The purpose of the NCU-ISAO VTTX is to raise awareness of cyber risk management, cyber related planning, and other issues related to cyber incident prevention, protection, and response.

The exercise seeks to create an opportunity for stakeholders to:
• Enhance the cyber incident preparedness of the Nation’s Credit Unions.
• Examine cybersecurity information sharing processes during both steady-state and incident response.
• Discuss plans, policies, and procedures that guide cyber incident response actions.
• Discuss the resources and capabilities required to respond to a cyber incident.

The NCU-ISAO VTTX is designed for all levels of understanding of cyber security, though it may be best suited for those in your organization with cyber and related incident response knowledge & responsibilities.

Exercise material provided by DHS will enable participants to explore various issues related to cybersecurity. The VTTX format allows players to consider aspects of cyber preparedness within their own institutions, participate in break-out sessions with other credit unions, and to hear best practices
and lessons learned from peer organizations.

Due to very limited space, a maximum of 3 people from any single credit union may attend, and registrations will be accepted only until event space is full. Additional CU members may join via audio teleconference. NCU-ISAO members unable to attend in person may also dial in to join via audio teleconference.

On-Site registration is August 9, 2017.
Teleconference registration is August 11, 2017.

The exercise agenda will be as follows, beginning August 16, 2017, from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EDT):

  • Roll call
  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Cyber Threat Awareness Briefing
  • Purpose, Objectives, Instructions, and Guidelines
  • Module 1
  • Break
  • Module 2
  • Lunch
  • Module 3
  • Break
  • Hot Wash and Closing Remarks

Locations Available to Attend in Person (event starting times adjust appropriately by time zone)

Spokane, WA – Hosted by STCU – 1620 North Signal Drive, Liberty Lake, WA
Denver, CO –Hosted by Open-Techs – 8085 S. Chester St., Ste 100, Centennial, CO
Phoenix, AZ –Hosted by PSCU – 19825 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ
Chicago, IL –Hosted by BCU – 340 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL
Charlotte, NC –Hosted by Founders & Stalwart – 6001 Providence Country Club Dr, Charlotte, NC
St. Petersburg, FL – Hosted by PSCU – 560 Carillon Pkwy., St. Petersburg, FL
Los Angeles, CA – Hosted by Kinecta – 1440 Rosecrans Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA

How to Register:
Registration is easy! Requests can be sent to Brian Hinze along with the names, titles, and email addresses and contact number of attendees, as well as desired attendance location. While the event is free, due to limited space your attendance is expected if registered to participate live.

Participants wishing to participate on the teleconference bridge need to send the same registration as above, but indicate ‘Call In’ participation. NOTE: Call In users will not be able to contribute to the location specific breakout sessions.

On behalf of the DHS and the NCU-ISAO, we look forward to your participation in this great public/private collaborative event!

Brian Hinze
VP, Member Services

Future Hosting Opportunities

This event will occur again in the future at new locations. If you’d like to be considered for this event or a future event, please email brian.hinze@ncuisao.org for more information and a hosting guide.  Membership in the NCU-ISAO may be required for future events.

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