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What to Know From Recent CUNA, NASCUS Cybersecurity Symposium

Also, the latest legal briefs and your compliance question, answered.

Northwest Credit Unions Boost Breach and Fraud Protection with Vero Partnership

Vero, a leading provider of identity theft and data breach protection and recovery services, is offering its services to Northwest credit unions through a partnership with Strategic Link.

Oregon Legislative Update: Credit Union Bills Beat Deadlines

Prize-linked savings bill signed into law as the update to the Oregon Credit Union Act moves to the House floor for a final vote.

Oregon Legislative Update: Committee Deadline Hits

NWCUA continues working on top priorities as the committee deadline hits and minimum wage bills are heard.

Oregon Legislative Update: Committee Deadline Approaches

With credit union bills already passed houses of origin, Oregon Legislature approaches deadline for other bills.

Oregon Legislative Update: NWCUA’s Prize-Linked Savings Bill Passes Committee

House Business and Labor Committee unanimously votes to send prize-linked savings bill to the floor for a vote.

Credit Union Advocates Scored Key Victories in 2014

Beginning with the preservation of the credit union tax exemption and charging through mid-term elections, credit unions fought and won important battles in 2014.

Data Breaches a Real and Expensive Threat for all Financial Institutions—Including Credit Unions

CUNA Mutual Group breaks down the difference between payment card breaches and cyber breaches to help credit unions protect themselves.

Rivermark’s Scott Burgess: ‘If We Don’t Stand Up for Our Business Model, Who Will?’

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the year that was, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: Scott Burgess, president and CEO of Rivermark Community Credit Union.

GAO: Data Breach Policies Challenge Even Government Agencies

Merchants and financial institutions aren’t the only ones with data breach headaches. A recent U.S. Government Accountability Office study reviewed eight federal agencies and found that while they “generally” developed data security breach policies and procedures, they inconsistently implemented them.

CUNA, NWCUA Urge Credit Unions to Track Expenses Caused by Target Data Breach

CUNA and the Northwest Credit Union Association are asking credit unions to keep detailed records of the costs they’re incurring in response to the recent data breach at Target stores nationwide as both organizations continue to demand that merchants be held accountable for more than just the damage to their own reputations.

Tech Trends and Strategies for Credit Unions: Threat or Opportunity?

Mark Winger, vice president of information technology for CUNA Mutual Group, offers insight into technological trends and advances, and how credit unions can proactively use new technology to improve member service.