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CUNA, federation offer fin ed webinar

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MADISON, Wis. and NEW YORK (2/6/13)--The Credit Union National Association and the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions are offering a webinar on Equity Express, a new program to help increase the wealth of asset-poor households through financially smart, sustainable choices.

The webinar will be held at 2 p.m. ET Feb. 19.

Credit union participants will learn how to help members decrease household expenses, increase savings and reduce environmental impacts.

Equity Express was developed by Center for Neighborhood Technology, a Chicago organization that promotes more livable and sustainable urban communities.

Presenters include:

  • Adam Mays, social ventures associate, Center for Neighborhood Technology;
  • Sarah Marshall, marketing and partnerships manager, North Side Community CU, Chicago; and
  • Melanie Stern, federation senior program officer, and coordinator, Better Directions.
Presenters will share their knowledge of cost-saving opportunities in financial planning, energy use, transportation, communication and food.

To register, use the link.

Perimeter E-Security rebranded as SilverSky

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MILFORD, Conn. (2/6/13)--Perimeter E-Security has rebranded itself as SilverSky, a cloud provider of information security solutions.

SilverSky is a CUNA Strategic Services provider.

Perimeter E-Security recently combined assets with USA.NET. SilverSky will offer four suites of protection of e-mails, networks, managed applications and managed security services.

"SilverSky is the culmination of the innovative technology, industry leading business email and proven managed security services we have delivered to market for years with our carrier-class software platform," said Tim Harvey, SilverSky CEO.

"As SilverSky, our strategy is to unbundle our previously exclusive software to make it available to every customer organization. We believe this is a game changer--and will enable growth-minded leaders to pursue their business ambitions by providing true [Internet protocol] loss prevention to minimize security concerns," Harvey added.

The company has invested more than $20 million in the past four years to develop cloud-based security software, built to safeguard the information assets of thousands enterprises and regulated businesses, including credit unions, while satisfying regulations and audit standards.