NASCUS is the only organization exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing a strong state credit union system. Established in 1965, state credit union regulators formed NASCUS to promote the safety and soundness of state-chartered credit unions.
NASCUS Members Invited to Treasury Department Panel Discussion on How Technology is Shaping the Financial Industry in the Post-Crisis Era
March 5, 2014 – On Friday, March 14, at 9:30 a.m., in the Cash Room of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Institutions Policy and Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business will hold the first in an occasional series of events that will address how technology is shaping the financial industry in the post-crisis era. The panel discussion, which has been titled “Beyond the Back Office: How Technology is Transforming Financial Institutions,” is designed for business practitioners, regulators, academics and other stakeholders. Those interested in attending the event, which is closed to the press, must RSVP by Monday, March 10. Attendees will need to submit clearance information to gain access to the Treasury building. To access the invitation, click here.
Mary Martha Fortney to Retire as NASCUS President and CEO
NASCUS Will Begin Executive Search
February 21, 2014 – Arlington, Va. – The National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) today announced that Mary Martha Fortney, President and Chief Executive Officer, will retire after more than 21 years with NASCUS, including the past 11 years as President and CEO.
Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center Publishes DDoS Quick Guide
The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS') National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) has published a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) Quick Guide. The guide, which contains possible attack methods per OSI (Open System Interconnection) layer as well as the potential impact and the applicable recommended mitigation strategies and relevant hardware, can be found here. The guide also provides possible DDoS traffic type descriptions.