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One Hour Could Help Mitigate Your CU’s Exposure to Cybersecurity Risk

An upcoming webinar and Your Association’s Cybersecurity Resource Center convene guidance, resources, and best practices all in one spot.

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Parker Cann to Retire From BECU

The industry veteran is set to leave at the end of the year. John Stewart was named as his successor.

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NCUA Releases Letter to CUs Regarding Same-Day ACH Payments

The letter reviews the steps credit unions should be taking in order to be ready for the Same-Day ACH payments that will become effective this Friday, September 23rd.

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NCUA Releases Diversity & Inclusion Checklist

FFIEC has also released a revised information security booklet. Plus, the latest Legal Briefs and your compliance question of the week.

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Security: It’s Everyone’s Problem

When we talk about member service, we most often are discussing innovative ways to help our members’ success through services, products, and financial education. However, there are other ways that credit unions deliver excellent member service that aren’t something we normally discuss. One of those ways is member data security.

On the Move: NW CU Leaders Hired, Promoted & Recognized

Columbia CU welcomes Filburn as VP of Retail Lending; Oregon State CU Promotes Shirley to AVP of Risk Management & Maps CU’s Porras earns I-CUDE designation.

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Compliance Center: NCUA Outlines Plans for Adding ‘S’ to Credit Union CAMEL Ratings

The addition would represent ‘sensitivity to market risk,’ and will require changes to NCUA systems.

Compliance Center: FFIEC Issues Interbank Messaging and Wholesale Payment Network Advisory Statement

FFIEC recently released a statement advising financial institutions that actively manage the risks associated with interbank messaging and wholesale payment networks.

Compliance Center: FFIEC Issues IT Examination Appendix for Mobile Financial Services

FFIEC issues a revised Retail Systems Payment booklet; question on ‘positive owner contact’ with dormant accounts and legal briefs.

Compliance Center: Skimming Alerts. Also, Found Money After Vehicle Repo & Legal Briefs

Major spike in ATM skimming attacks; Compliance Question of the Week on found money following a vehicle repossession and the latest legal briefs.

Compliance Center: What You Need to Know About Washington DFI’s 2016 Examination Focus

Learn how you can better prepare for this year’s examinations; your question answered about contracts for third party services; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Compliance Center: NCUA Releases Exam Priorities for 2016

The National Credit Union Administration recently released a letter highlighting their supervisory priorities for 2016; plus your question on IRS forms answered, and this week’s legal briefs.

Compliance Center: Cybersecurity Resources

New tools to help your credit union mitigate cybersecurity risk, your question answered on the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool, and this week’s legal briefs.

Card Fraud Myth Busters: Five Common Misperceptions Your Members May Hold

Do your members believe these myths about card fraud? CO-OP Financial Services shares some common misunderstandings about fraud, and offers important solutions.

Card Fraud Myth Busters: Five Common Misperceptions Your Members May Hold

Do your members believe these myths about card fraud? CO-OP Financial Services shares some common misunderstandings about fraud, and offers important solutions.

From Robbery to Advocacy: Rachel Pross Honored as Young CU Pro of the Year

From a small, struggling credit union in Arizona to a leading role in the Northwest movement, Rachel Pross has made a huge impact in a short time. And it all started with a robbery.

Compliance Center: Division of Credit Unions Selected IT Contractor to Assist With IT Exams

Learn about the future of Washington State credit union IT exams; your question answered about vehicle dealerships as Money Service Businesses; plus this week’s legal briefs.

NCUA Approves Risk-Based Capital Rule

Inclusion of secondary capital in RBC ratio is a big win for Northwest credit unions, but the rule remains “a solution in search of a problem” says Nussle.