CUNA, CUNA Mutual, FS-ISAC talk post-breach best practices

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CUNA, CUNA Mutual, FS-ISAC talk post-breach best practices

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Free Post-Equifax Data Breach Webinar

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Members of CUNA and customers of CUNA Mutual Group will have access to a free webinar on Thursday, 9/21, addressing strategies and steps to mitigate fraud risk in the wake of the Equifax data breach.  The webinar is also being presented with involvement by the Financial Services Information Sharing Center (FS-ISAC). The webinar will address:

  • A background of recent events;
  • A briefing on how stolen credentials can be re-used on the dark web;
  • Ways to proactively change fraud strategy after a large data breach;
  • Best practices in fraud monitoring/detection and identity theft;
  • A look at the next steps for the financial sector; and
  • Questions and answers with presenters.

CUNA continues to monitor ways credit unions may have been affected by the Equifax breach.
In addition, CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle has called on Equifax to share additional information about the breach and affected parties, and requested a briefing from the company itself.

The member-only webinar begins at 1:00 pm eastern time. Registration is required

Equifax data breach: How to freeze your credit

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Equifax data breach: How to freeze your credit

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2017/09/13/how-freeze-your-credit-protect-your-identity/657304001/

Nat'l. CU Foundation Seeks Board Nominees

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Nominations are now being accepted for four expiring seats on the board of the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF).  Board members are typically limited to serving the Foundation for no more than three consecutive terms. NCUF board seats are designated to insure wide representation of the credit union system. The four board seats currently up for election are:

  • Seat 5 – Credit union executive or director. The candidate must be an executive officer or director of a credit union. 
    • Currently filled by Laida Garcia, President/CEO of floridacentral Credit Union in Tampa, Fla., is completing her third three-year term on the Foundation Board;
  • Seat 12 – Credit union system affiliate. The candidate must be an executive officer or director of a system affiliate.
    • Sarah Bang, former EVP, Industry Relations for CO-OP Financial Services in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has retired from her organization, making this seat vacant;
  • Seat 14 – Credit union executive or director or system affiliate or at-large.
    • David Mooney, President/CEO of Alliant Credit Union in Chicago, Ill., is completing his first three-year term on the Foundation Board; seeking re-election.
  • Seat 17 – Credit union executive or director or system affiliate or at-large.
    • Bill Cheney, President/CEO of SchoolsFirst FCU in Santa Ana, Calif., is completing his first three-year term on the Foundation Board; seeking re-election.

How to Apply - Qualified candidates interested in applying for any of these four seats can do so online via the “Declaration of Candidacy” document. Applications must be received by October 13, 2017.

Strong CU grassroots activism results in major industry victory

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Strong CU grassroots activism results in major industry victory

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Foundation seeking board nominations

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Foundation seeking board nominations

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