Articles - 2021

  • Proactively manage the impact of debit card fraud with SHAZAM Fraud Advisors

    posted by Ryan Dutton on Wednesday, May 12, 2021

    With fraud on the rise, it continues to be a major pain point for community financial institutions. Sadly, nearly every dollar of fraud can cost your institution roughly $2.92. SHAZAM never loses sight of what's important when it comes to fighting fraud, and that's the well-being of you — our clients — and your cardholders. Let us help you fight fraudsters with our newest service: Fraud Advisors™.

  • SHAZAM's 45th anniversary highlights the importance of membership

    posted by Paul Waltz on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

    As president and CEO of SHAZAM, I'm proud to share with you that we're celebrating our 45th year in the financial services industry. What began as a small company with just a few employees in 1976, has grown into a well-respected team of more than 500 professionals.

  • Weakest link to strongest link: password to passphrase

    posted by Sam Woods on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

    Data breaches stemming from weak passwords continue to rise. SHAZAM's cybersecurity consultant recommends using a passphrase instead of a password to increase your online security. Let us help you better understand how it works.

  • Recent association endorsements recognize SHAZAM's commitment to our industry

    posted by Patrick Dix on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

    The associations and leagues that represent community financial institutions across the country continue to recognize SHAZAM's commitment to maintaining their members' voices in the rapidly changing payments and technology arena.

  • Scam alert. Who's REALLY contacting you?

    posted by Ryan Dutton on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

    There's been an uptick in scammers posing as financial institutions and other service companies in hopes of stealing sensitive information – including account information and Social Security numbers. These ploys often occur by phone, email, and text. Help us keep your accountholders, family, and friends safe by sharing this information with them. Fighting crime is a joint effort.

  • SHAZAM celebrates Community Banking Month and the many relationships we've built

    posted by Paul Waltz on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

    April is Community Banking Month, and a time SHAZAM reflects on and celebrates the personal, long-term relationships we've built nationwide. We're a full-service provider dedicated to our clients. Since the beginning of the year, we've welcomed 20 financial institutions to the SHAZAM circle of products and services.

  • SHAZAM Core Services. When you choose SHAZAM, you're choosing a responsive partner.

    posted by Kelli Landry on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

    Did you know that SHAZAM has a core system that offers a flexible end-to-end bank platform? Featuring the latest advancements in core banking software? We'll work as your partner to give you the flexibility to select the applications you need to meet your unique needs.

  • SHAZAM says aloha to Lanai Federal Credit Union

    posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

    Lanai Federal Credit Union, Lanai City, Hawaii, has chosen SHAZAM to implement the credit union's debit card program. While this partnership is SHAZAM's first in Hawaii, it's one of many relationships built with integrity and commitment.

  • SHAZAM says aloha to Lanai Federal Credit Union

    posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

    Lanai Federal Credit Union has chosen SHAZAM to implement the credit union's debit card program. This partnership is SHAZAM's first in Hawaii.

  • SHAZAM's Nathwani to serve as chair on US Payments Forum 2021 steering committee

    posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

    We're proud to announce Manish Nathwani, SVP, product development, was recently elected to serve as chair on the 2021 U.S. Payments Forum steering committee. He formerly served two terms as steering committee secretary.