Risk Assessment Center

Share with Your Partners!

Have you developed a risk assessment format that you believe works well and satisfies the NCUA requirements?
Share your format with your CUSO partners! Submit a copy of your risk assessment
or the template you used (clean it up to remove any details you’d rather keep private, of course) to dmoore@cuanswers.com and
we’ll make sure it is posted here for others to learn from.

This website is designed to assist credit unions in completing their Internet Banking risk assessment as required by the “Guidance on Authentication in Internet Banking Environment” (NCUA letter 05-CU-18). You’ll find technical information and business considerations related to It’s Me 247 Online Banking and other internet based services. This page also includes links to additional resources that can help you in your own risk assessment process.

We hope you will find what you need here – please let us know if you have anything you’d like to contribute to make the site more helpful for you and your partners!


SecuriKey

CU*Answers receives a large number of cybersecurity due diligence requests from our clients. Although we have a vast library of resources, accessing all of this information – especially if there is an examiner in the room – can be challenging for credit union staff. With the need to revise or publish a significant amount of cybersecurity due diligence information, CU*Answers is publishing SecuriKey, Your Key to Cybersecurity.
SecuriKey

Each SecuriKey document will have the following features:

  • Quick Reference Guide (intended to be something a client can provide to examiners)
  • Summary of Features of the Service
  • Detailed Risk Assessment Tools
  • Ways for the credit union to engage with our teams (e.g. MOP has information for AuditLink for credit unions concerned with the Patriot Act)

CU*Answers is interested in any feedback your teams may have. In addition, CU*Answers is interested in any other internet-based software or services our clients would want us to add to the SecuriKey library.

SecuriKey Documents

Online and Mobile Banking

MOP – Membership Opening Process

MACO – Multi-Authentication Convenience Options

SecuriKey Forms

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Other Resources

PIB

PIB
Understanding the PIB SystemUser manual and rollout instruction documents.
PIB Configuration/User Guide
Implementing PIB: Rollout Strategies A to Z
Updated
June 25, 2020

Announcing a Special Promotion for the Cisco 2900 Router Upgrade

Announcing a Special Promotion for the Cisco 2900 Router Upgrade

Cisco has announced the End of Life for the 2900 series routers. Your credit union may currently have these routers in use for connectivity to CU*Answers. To assist credit unions in upgrading this equipment, CU*Answers will be offering a special discount until March 31st.  This discount will reduce the router from its normal price of… Read more »

Feb 25, 2021

Are You Ready? Tracker Purges Begin in March!

Are You Ready? Tracker Purges Begin in March!

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Monday, March 1st is when the first initial purges of tracker data will begin. Don’t forget, you can review and update retention periods for your tracker types; for more information on the minimum and maximum limits, visit online help. If you choose to not edit the retention period on your trackers,… Read more »

Feb 24, 2021

Join Us to Learn All About Native Integration for iPay within It’s Me 247

Join Us to Learn All About Native Integration for iPay within It’s Me 247

CU*Answers now offers a native integration for iPay within It’s Me 247 online banking!  This option is available for credit unions who are not on a contract directly with iPay.  This integration allows your members to easily enroll online and perform a variety of services, including adding payees, viewing bills electronically and approving payments in… Read more »

Feb 24, 2021

TODAY AT 2:00 PM ET: The Expanding Strategic Roles of CUSOs – ft. Jack Antonini, President & CEO of NACUSO

TODAY AT 2:00 PM ET: The Expanding Strategic Roles of CUSOs – ft. Jack Antonini, President & CEO of NACUSO

The NCUA board has issued a Request for Comment concerning the expansion of CUSO lending authorities and other opportunities to expand the strategic role of CUSOs. If you believe that CUSOs play an important role in today’s credit union landscape but could be an even bigger contributor to the future of credit unions, we strongly… Read more »

Feb 23, 2021