The White House issued a Presidential Policy Directive this week designed to clarify roles and responsibilities while improving coordination before and during a cyber incident. The directive outlines the importance of public-private coordination in the face of potential significant cyber incidents.
Cybersecurity is a top concern of CUNA, and it continues to work closely with federal regulators and policymakers to ensure that credit unions and the financial services sector remain secure.
According to the directive, the principles guiding incident response are:
The directive was discussed a cybersecurity meeting Wednesday at the U.S. Treasury that CUNA attended as a member of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council. The FSSCC coordinates the development of critical infrastructure strategies and initiatives.
CUNA supported the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), which is aimed to facilitate public-private coordination, and federal agencies issued guidelines for implementing CISA in February.