Based on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force, the NCUA will enter the second phase (Phase 2) of resuming its onsite operations on April 11, 2022.
The final rule amending the definition of “service facility” for multiple common-bond FCUs became effective December 27, 2021. The final rule provides that shared locations are service facilities for purposes of multiple common-bond FCU additions of groups and/or underserved areas, regardless of whether the FCU has an ownership interest in the shared branching network providing the locations. Qualifying shared locations include electronic facilities offering required services such as video teller machines.
NCUA Risk Alert: 22-RISK-01 Heightened Risk of Social Engineering and Phishing Attack
The on-going conflict in Ukraine has raised concerns about potential cyberattacks in the U.S., including those against the financial services sector. All credit unions and vendors, regardless of size, are potential targets for cyberattacks, like social engineering and phishing attacks, and must remain vigilant. Credit unions should report any cyber incidents to the NCUA, your local FBI field office or the Internet Crime Complaint Center, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).