Join the Conversation to Learn How to Protect Against Online Threats
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Oct. 14, 2015) – More than one million cyberattacks targeting consumers occur every year, so the National Credit Union Administration and the Federal Trade Commission are teaming up on a live Twitter chat to provide information to help people protect themselves.
The Twitter chat is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern. Consumers are encouraged to follow the conversation and contribute using the #NCUAChat hashtag on Twitter. The moderators will answer consumer questions throughout the chat, and participants can submit questions beforehand to firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the chat, the Federal Trade Commission will share resources and prevention tips from their consumer site www.OnGuardOnline.gov (opens new window). NCUA will share resources on how consumers can protect their finances from MyCreditUnion.gov (opens new window).
The Twitter chat is part of NCUA’s activities during National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Consumers can also find and share additional tips and best practices regularly posted on the agency’s Facebook (opens new window) and Twitter (opens new window) sites to help them make electronic communications more secure.