Data Breach Resources for Credit Unions and Their Members
Data Security

In view of the extraordinary data breach at Equifax, credit unions have been reaching out to Cornerstone Credit Union League with questions. While credit unions do not have specific regulatory obligations with regard to third-party breaches like Equifax, as member-owned cooperatives, credit unions are ready to assist their members in whatever ways are available.

Consumers may want to verify whether their personal information has been affected and take steps that may limit the potential for identity theft. Following are helpful resources for credit unions and their members.

Credit unions may also consider revisiting guidance related to authenticating members' identities and identity theft red flags:

Stop the Data Breaches

Stop the Data BreachesConsumers must have the ability to know if they have been compromised and have the tools to protect themselves. We will continue to press members of our congressional delegation for a legislative solution, and credit union advocates are also encouraged to contact their representatives in support of breach legislation.

Learn how you can help Stop the Data Breaches