News stories tagged cybersecurity

NASCUS offers resources for dealing with Log4j vulnerability

(Dec. 23, 2021) The revelation of the “log4j” computer vulnerability made headlines this week, and NASCUS followed up by posting on its cybersecurity alerts and responses web pages guidance from...

CUs asked to try cybersecurity testing app

(Dec. 17, 2021) Self-testing of credit unions’ cybersecurity preparedness through an application released in October costs nothing and can be downloaded via NCUA’s website, the agency said in a letter...

Rule finalized requiring notification of cyber incidents

(Nov. 24, 2021) A final rule requiring banks to notify their federal regulators of certain cyber incidents with potentially systemic effects was approved jointly late last week; it takes effect...

Report sees monetary policy, inflation, cyberattacks as risk drivers

(Nov. 19, 2021) Monetary policy, inflation, and cyberattacks could heighten risk to the financial system, according to the annual report issued this week by the Treasury office tasked with conducting...

Order, a first, aims to patch cyber vulnerabilities

(Nov. 5, 2021) Addressing and mitigating actively exploited vulnerabilities on all federal agency computer networks is the aim of a directive issued this week by the federal agency that oversees...

Risk alert focuses on email, wire fraud

(Oct. 22, 2021) Speaking of cybersecurity: Use of cloud-based email services are proving to be targets for cybercriminals, and credit unions need to take steps to thwart any exploitation and...

New security systems just in time for rising cyber threats

(Oct. 22, 2021) Ransonware risks and threats to credit unions and other financial institutions are rising considerably, the NCUA Board was told Thursday, noting that the method now accounts for...

Webinar set to walk credit unions through ACET

(Oct. 15, 2021) Describing a new set of tools it has developed to promote digital safety as a “holistic cybersecurity resource” for credit unions, NCUA has scheduled an Oct. 28...

Cybersecurity eSchool kicks off next week

(Aug. 27, 2021) The NASCUS/CUNA cybersecurity eSchool kicks off next week (Sept. 3) for a 10-week run focusing on key tactics in cybercrime prevention and response from the credit union...

New portal emphasizes safety in cyber systems

(May 28, 2021) Speaking of safe digital money – and cybersecurity in general — NASCUS has developed a new portal on its website dedicated to helping the state system stay...

Briefings look at cybersecurity, reg relief

(April 23, 2021) Meanwhile, the NCUA Board did hear two briefings during its Thursday meeting: on cybersecurity and on an interim final rule (IFR) it adopted late last week on...