The $6.3B cooperative is the second credit union after Navy Federal Credit Union to sign on.
Credit unions not involved in Monday's launch will still have to brace for what they need to know and do.
Experts estimate fewer than 50% of card-issuing credit unions will have EMV-equipped credit and debit cards ready by October 2015.
The deal brings 109 credit unions processing 286K cards to the CUSO.
This Opinion piece examines how compliance with regulatory requirements doesn't mean your security can't be breached.
Risk control experts and credit union executives provide ways credit unions can limit losses from card data fraud.
Employee education, toolkits and member involvement can help minimize card breach damage, experts say.
Card processor says 62% of its client respondents cited fraud reduction and MasterCard/Visa liability shift for planned move away from mag stripes.
This Opinion piece looks at the ins and outs of in-branch instant card issuance.
Wendy's exec says reduced fraud costs may not offset expense of creating POS system for chip cards.