WASHINGTON (3/29/16)--Individuals wishing to provide feedback on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Cybersecurity Assessment Tool will have the chance April 7, as part of a National Standards of Institute and Technology cybersecurity workshop.
Increasingly frequent and severe cyberattacks involving extortion sparked a warning to credit unions and other financial institutions from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Tuesday.
The regulatory burdens for credit unions due to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council’s Cybersecurity Assessment Tool will be much greater than the council estimates, according to CUNA.
CUNA compliance staff met with National Credit Union Administration staff this week to discuss the details of the new Cybersecurity Assessment Tool issued by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council.
With CUNA’s Bank Secrecy Act Conference, hosted in conjunction with the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors, coming up next month, CUNA’s compliance staff went into detail of the NCUA’s BSA compliance program in a recent CompBlog entry.
President Barack Obama sent greetings Thursday to those celebrating International Credit Union Day. CUNA worked closely with the White House on the statement, and a number of credit union-friendly legislators also weighed in with the White House.
The NCUA’s Tuesday announcement that it will repay the U.S. Treasury in full is a good sign for credit unions, said CUNA Chief Policy Officer Bill Hampel. The agency will repay the $1 billion outstanding balance before Oct. 31.