SDCCU Offers Free Educational Webinars and Resources for Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Throughout October, SDCCU will present webinars and resources focused on staying safe online as part of Financial Wellness WednesdaysSAN DIEGO, Calif., (October 2, 2023) – October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, is committed to increasing awareness of cyberattacks and helping the community stay safe online by providing tips and resources to help prevent cybercrimes. In support of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, SDCCU will present free educational webinars on a variety of cybersecurity topics as part of Financial Wellness Wednesdays. The topics include: Scams and How to Protect Your Finances, Internet Safety for Your Kids and a special live interview with cybersecurity expert Jim Stickley.
“Cybercrimes are on the rise, and we are pleased to offer these educational webinars in support of Cybersecurity Awareness Month to help the community stay safe,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Campbell. “In our increasingly virtual world, it is vital that everyone be vigilent about online security. We encourage everyone to take the opportunity to educate themselves throughout the month.”
According to Forbes, cybercrime is growing exponentially with the increase of usage of Artificial Intellegence (AI). The cost of cybercrime is predicted to reach $8 trillion in 2023, and surpass $10.5 trillion by 2025. As cyberthreats continue to become more prevalent and sophisticated with technological advances, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself.
The Cybersecuirty Awareness Month webinars are part of Financial Wellness Wednesdays, an ongoing program hosted by SDCCU to help provide the community access to free financial wellness information. Upcoming topics, dates and times can be found on sdccu.com/fww. For more cybersecurity tips and financial resources, visit sdccu.com/security.
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