Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Equifax headquarters in Atlanta. (Photo: AP) Equifax headquarters in Atlanta. (Photo: AP)

The Government Accountability Office is recommending that the Federal Trade Commission be given stronger authority to enforce data protection laws, and that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau improve its oversight and supervision of consumer reporting agencies like Equifax.

GAO made the recommendations in a recent report, “Actions Needed to Strengthen Oversight of Consumer Reporting Agencies,” which was requested by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee Elijah Cummings, D-Md.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.

Already have an account?


Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.