Credit Union Times Magazine February-18, 2004

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  • DONATIONS

    St. Louis Postal Credit Union, Mo., has raised $1,686 and collected a variety of new items for the children at Faith House, the credit union's 2003 adopted charity. The Faith House is the first children's home in the State of Missouri to care for children of substance abusing parents. The...

  • BRANCHING OUT

    Tri-Co Federal Credit Union, Randolph, N.J.,has broken ground for a new Augusta branch. The 16,000 square-foot facility will house a new full service branch, three drive-up lanes, a community room and six retail occupancy areas. Construction should be completed by mid -2004. Army Aviation Center Federal Credit Union, Daleville, Ala.,...

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Tech Bytes

  • FS/ISAC a Good Deal for Financial Services Security

    WASHINGTON-Credit unions love access to free services. Pair that with critical infrastructure security and you have a winner. The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center-managed by FS-ISAC, Inc. and operated by the Science Applications International Corporation's Enterprise Security Solutions Group-consists of a secure database, analytical tools and information gathering...

  • Fed Makes User-Friendly Web Site Updates

    WASHINGTON-The Federal Reserve Board has given its Web site a facelift. Last week, the Fed announced a number of modifications to its Web site that should make things more convenient for its users. For example, comments on regulatory proposals can now be viewed and submitted at http://www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/foia/. Credit unions and...

  • IntegraSys Makes HR Moves As it Builds Infrastructure

    PLANO Texas - Fiserv is definitely stepping up its investment in IntegraSys. Fiserv acquired what is now IntegraSys from EDS last year. It became Fiserv's seventh credit union data processing subsidiary. The IntegraSys executive team has been ramped up, many of the moves necessary as it builds its own infrastructure...

  • OSI, COCC Reach Pact on E-Commerce Offering

    GLASTONBURY, Conn. - COCC has agreed to license and re-sell the electronic banking and cash management products of Open Solutions Inc. The agreement calls for COCC to operate OSI's electronic banking software system - called e-Commerce Banker - from COCC's data center in Avon, Conn. The deal deepens the relationship...

  • Jack Henry Acquires Fraud Prevention Firm

    MONETT, Mo. - It seems like everyone wants to get into fraud prevention these days. Jack Henry & Associates, the parent company of credit union data processor Symitar Systems, has done just that. Jack Henry has acquired Yellow Hammer, a provider of a suite of fraud prevention software. Yellow Hammer's...

  • CUNA.org Moves to Google

    MADISON, Wis.-Regular users of CUNA.org will discover a better search engine for their information finding needs, the trade association announced last week. CUNA.org launched its new "Google" capabilities Feb. 9 to help users search the 30,000-plus page Web site easier. "Google is the most widely used search engine today," CUNA...

  • GalaxyPlus Unveils Network Security Product

    TROY, Mich. - Credit union data processor GalaxyPlus has launched a new network security product, Network Security Assessment. According to GalaxyPlus, Network Security Assessment performs scans of a credit union's network and identifies any known "holes" in the server software, while examining the level of vulnerability to attack. Scans of...

  • PSECU Wins best of Web Award from Online Banking Report

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union has become the first credit union ever to win a Best of the Web award from Online Banking Report, a newsletter focusing on Internet financial services. This is the seventh year Online Banking Report has had the awards. PSECU caught their eye...

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Publisher's Column

  • White Hat Smudges Can Provide Valuable Lessons

    Credit unions love to talk about their "white hat" image. Although that white hat occasionally gets a smudge on it, credit unions would rather not talk about that. Maybe they should. If for no other reason than to be tuned in to avoiding future smudges. A credit union board of...

Opinion

Quotes Worth Quoting

  • Quotes Worth Quoting

    "Credit unions' presence at the North American Dealers Association Convention and Exposition was eye opening for a lot of them. They realized they're just one small player in the whole auto industry and the huge competitors like the captives and banks make it that much more important for credit unions...

People

  • SOUTH

    SRP Federal Credit Union, North Augusta, S.C., has named Gwen Baynham Silver Bluff Road branch manager and Danny Fulmer Evans Centre branch manager. In addition, SRPFCU has promoted LeeAnn Enlow to Site branch manager and Richard Proto to Peach Orchard Road branch manager. Barksdale Federal Credit Union, Bossier City, La.,...

  • EAST

    Visions Federal Credit Union, Endicott, N.Y., has promoted Jayne Searles to marketing/business development manager. Bethpage Federal Credit Union, N.Y., has promoted Gary Barello to senior vice president of human resources. New Jersey Credit Union League, Hightstown, has elected Nicholas Antonicello of OCNAC # 1 FCU and Henry Slootmaker of People's...

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