Articles - 2019

  • Five insiders who threaten your security

    posted by Ben Hayden on Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Unlike in the movies, security breaches aren't always conducted by sinister, shady characters hacking data from miles away. Sometimes the threat comes from within. Here are five people who could be jeopardizing your organization's security — from the inside.

  • Secure your data when traveling

    posted by Stephan Thomasee on Wednesday, July 3, 2019

    We're into the lazy days of summer and it's easy to forget best practices when traveling and shopping online. Here are some tips to protect yourself from fraud.

  • Crisis preparedness is more than a written plan

    posted by Patrick Dix on Friday, June 21, 2019

    Situations happen daily that impact the operation and reputation of your financial institution. Take time now to prepare and practice your crisis plan — before disaster occurs.

  • Use social media to connect with your community

    posted by Patrick Dix on Thursday, June 20, 2019

    How can a community financial institution make an impact on current and potential customers? Take a few minutes to consider this strategy.

  • Protect elders from financial fraud on World Elder Abuse Day

    posted by Liz Little on Thursday, June 13, 2019

    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15. Review these tips from the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day website to help elders better protect themselves and their finances.

  • Practice safe social media practices to protect yourself and your business

    posted by Ben Hayden on Wednesday, June 12, 2019

    Did you know employee social media accounts may impact your financial institution's security? Share these tips to guide social media activity to help protect their personal information and that of your institution.

  • Staying safe on social media

    posted by Ben Hayden on Wednesday, June 5, 2019

    Social media brings people — including fraudsters — together on many platforms. Implement best practices to keep your social channels safe from attack and compromise.

  • 3 ways we're fighting fraud

    posted by Mike Burke on Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    Fighting fraud requires a multi-faceted effort and it takes everyone working together to protect users from fraud and the theft of personal information.

  • Faster Payments Council brings together payment stakeholders

    posted by Kevin Christensen on Wednesday, May 22, 2019

    The U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC) is built on the premise that bringing all payment stakeholders together is the way to advance toward faster payments ubiquity, enabling Americans to safely and securely pay anyone, anywhere and at any time with near-immediate funds availability.

  • SHAZAM announces new credit card program

    posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    SHAZAM's new credit card program is configured to pass 100 percent of the direct revenue through to the financial institution, including interest, interchange and cardholder fees.