15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr While sharing the credit union perspective during a data security hearing Wednesday before the House Small Business Committee, NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger explained that any data security bill needs three components to be successful: information sharing, timely notification and a national standard for retailers and merchants.A national data security standard for retailers and merchants would “level the playing field” and ensure all parties are held accountable, Berger told committee Chairman Steve Chabot, R-Ohio. Berger reiterated that credit unions and other financial institutions are already held to strict data security standards under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.Berger was responding to a question from Chabot, who asked panelists their thoughts on an information-sharing bill, H.R. 1731, introduced by House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas. The House is expected to vote on the bill today; Berger noted NAFCU’s support during Wednesday’s hearing but said more is needed for effective protection of data. continue reading »
In the Challenge Cup Connacht will make mass changes to their side for their game away to Bayonne. The 3 Irish provinces involved in games this weekend will name their teams around midday.Changes are expected in both the Munster and Leinster teams following loses last weekend to Clermont and Harlequins.Munster are away to Clermont on Sunday while Leinster host Harlequins in the Aviva on Saturday night.