• Federal Reserve's FedNow Service will offer faster payments solutions

    posted by Paul Waltz on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    In August, the Federal Reserve announced it will develop a new round-the-clock real-time payment and gross settlement service. FedNow Service will enable financial institutions of every size to offer their accountholders a way to move money in real time between other people and businesses.

  • Business Email Compromise is major threat to companies

    posted by Stephan Thomasee on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center 2018 Report listed losses of $1.2 billion due to business email compromise — also known as CEO impersonation. Follow these tips to help prevent fraud at your institution.

  • Implement a people-centric cybersecurity approach

    posted by Stephan Thomasee on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    When fighting fraudsters, focus your efforts on people, not places. Cybercriminals target people to click, reply or engage to carry out an attack. A first step in keeping your institution secure is to implement a standard for strong passwords.

  • Best practices for keeping mobile data safe

    posted by Ben Hayden on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    Smartphones and tablets are smaller and easier to misplace than a corporate laptop but can store just as much sensitive data. If your employees use a smartphone or other mobile device for work purposes, follow these guidelines to protect business information.

  • Get involved in your community's preparedness

    posted by Amanda Holmgaard on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

    Hurricanes, flash floods, wildfires, tornadoes. From coast to coast disasters vary, but in the aftermath the needs are the same: Food, shelter and money. Take time to review your business continuity plan during September's National Preparedness Month.

  • Don't let email jeopardize your security

    posted by Stephan Thomasee on Wednesday, August 28, 2019

    Email is a fast and easy way to distribute information, both to legitimate recipients and fraudulent ones. The next time you log on, take these steps to protect you and your business from fraud.

  • Social media 101

    posted by Cindy Smith on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    It's back to school time! Which means it's also the perfect time of year to learn something — like using social media — but first, a pop quiz! What's the goal of advertising? 1. ABC – Always be closing 2. Convert potential consumers to consumers 3. Create awareness

  • Protect cardholder information with mobile banking

    posted by Liz Little on Wednesday, August 14, 2019

    A great way to protect your cardholders is to offer a mobile banking tool that can detect fraud in real time through a smartphone — in other words, a fraud-fighting app.

  • Prevent fraud this back-to-school season

    posted by Liz Little on Wednesday, August 7, 2019

    Getting ready to go back to school means more purchases. It could also mean a new environment and limited access to private Wi-Fi. Students can be an easy target for cybercriminals. Share these tips with your accountholders to protect their family members from fraud.

  • On National Intern Day evaluate your internship program

    posted by David Collison on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

    Internships give your organization the ability to assess the hard and soft skills of a potential full-time employee. Take advantage of this opportunity and consider implementing an internship program today — it's critical to the future success of your organization.