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Tech Council Names Exec Committee

MADISON, Wis.-The CUNA Technology Council has announced its executive committee members. And Rudy Pereira of Alliant CU will remain the chair; Robert Reh of Nassau Financial FCU will remain vice-chair. Butch Leonardson BECU was re-elected, John Drago of the California and Nevada leagues was appointed as the league rep to the executive committee. Other exec committee members include Jennifer Weiss of Sandia Laboratory FCU; Jeff Johnson of Baxter CU; Heather Moshier of San Diego County CU; Belinda Caillouet of Spokane Teachers.


Tech Council Honors Winners

LAS VEGAS-Affinity Plus FCU, Travis CU and Envision CU were honored as winners of the 2010 CUNA Technology Council Best Practices Awards at the Council's 15th Annual Conference. Affinity Plus FCU won in the information security/privacy category; Travis CU won in the member service/convenience category; Envision CU won in the miscellaneous category, as did (again), Affinity Plus FCU for a separate program. From left: Keith Malbrue, Cary Tonne, Craig Beaudry, and Tyrell Baker.


A Wake-Up Call For FIs

NEW YORK-Financial institutions offering mobile payment services must "wake up" to the threat of malware viruses or risk having to play catch-up with criminals, according to a report from independent technology analysis firm Ovum. The report urges FIs to work with mobile network operators and handset vendors to improve security, and to learn to live with malware and the constant possibility of an attack. For info:


CU Stages Bill Pay Event

ALEXANDRIA, Va.-CommonWealth One FCU staged an Online Bill Payment event at its main branch here. During the month-long event, members were urged to bring in their bills for CU reps to set up the service. During the event CommonWealth One paid each member $1.50 per bill up to $15, which was credited into their checking account immediately after enrolling in Bill Payment.

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