NCUA Vice Chairman Metsger says more than two-thirds of the 500 financial institutions supporting the new tool are credit unions.
Credit unions not involved in Monday's launch will still have to brace for what they need to know and do.
Credit unions can't individually fend off Wal-Mart, Apple or even online startups.
The first webinar on the topic attracted a record 1,100 participants.
Experts share mixed opinions regarding the seriousness of the Bash bug. However, all urge credit unions to patch vulnerable systems.
It's short-sighted for credit unions to dismiss new competition from two giants with loyal customers.
The credit union community allegedly eclipsed 100 million members this year. The figure is bogus, and even the most religious credit union believers know that figure includes not a small amount of double counting from memberships by one person at multiple credit unions and other account structures.
There will be a place for MasterCard-issuing credit unions in Apple Pay.
Company executive says webinars, other educational efforts for the new tool are underway.
Low entry costs mean any issuer can sign up for the new Apple mobile service. CO-OP prepares a webinar.