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MCUA Comments to NIST on "Critical Infrastructure" Cybersecurity Framework


Last week, the Missouri Credit Union Association (MCUA) submitted a comment letter to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), highlighting that credit unions and financial institutions are already subject to robust data security requirements and standards, and should not be subject to

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NIST Information Request


The National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a request for information on the coordination of a “critical infrastructure” cyber-security standards framework, as one of the initial steps of the White House Executive Order and Presidential Policy Directive on cyber-security.

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NCUA Risk Alert on DDoS Attacks


The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has released a new credit union risk alert (13-Risk-01), which identifies appropriate policies and procedures to guard against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.  To mitigate effects from DDoS attacks, NCUA recommends that credit unions:

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Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council Discusses Cyber-Security


Last week, Credit Union National Association (CUNA) staff attended the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC) all-day meeting to discuss coordination efforts between federal government entities and the financial services sector on critical infrastructure, cyber-security, and crisis management.  Senior staff from the Department of Homeland Security, Treasury, and other government entities discussed current critical infrastructure initiatives and their ongoing

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