HARRISBURG, Penn.-As the height of the hurricane season approaches, credit unions in disparate regions of the nation are taking proactive measures to ensure disaster recovery measures are in place. That interest is by no means limited to the Southeastern U.S., especially after Super Storm Sandy devastated the Northeastern U.S. in 2012.

"When it comes to disaster recovery, there is a general lack of knowledge that has resulted in a lax view," said Matt Gerber, CEO of IT Lifeline, which offers cloud-based managed IT disaster recovery services. But Gerber noted that his company, which has 17 credit unions clients, signed three Northeastern CUs in recent months.

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