Straight to The Point: November 7, 2018

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star3 The vast majority of credit union-backed candidates in New York fared well in yesterday’s midterm elections. The New York Credit Union Association’s state-level credit union political action committee, CUPAC, made a strong push for many of the newly elected and re-elected individuals running for state office – The Point

star3 The Association’s statewide chapters raised more than $27,000 this year, as they hosted multiple golf tournaments to benefit the state credit union political action committee, CUPAC – The Point

star3 As a reminder, young credit union professionals have the opportunity to apply to “crash” the 2019 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, scheduled March 10-14, in Washington, D.C. – The Point

star3 Former Secretary of State and U.S. Sen. John Kerry will provide the keynote presentation at CUNA’s 2019 Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. – CUNA

star3 Recent technology acquisitions and alliances in the areas of cloud computing, third-party processing and payment security could have far-reaching implications for credit unions down the line – CU Times

star3 The CFPB has published a new paper suggesting the approaching tax season is a unique opportunity for many people, especially low-income individuals, to make some decisions around savings – CUToday

star3 Thieves are combining SMS-based phishing attacks with new “cardless” ATMs to rapidly convert phished bank account credentials into cash – KrebsOnSecurity

star3 Hackers breached some HSBC customers’ accounts in the United States in October and accessed their information – Reuters

star3 There’s a correct way to provide health insurance to credit union board members, but it’s not always clear how to do that – New York’s State of Mind

 

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