Articles For Tag "security"

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • May 15 is National Senior Fraud Awareness Day

    posted by Mike Burke on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

    May 15 has been designated as National Senior Fraud Awareness Day to raise awareness of the increasing fraudulent activities targeted at U.S. citizens, especially those who are 65 or older.

  • ATM cash supplies can dwindle during tax refund season

    posted by Manish Nathwani on Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    Increasingly, consumers are receiving their tax refunds or loan proceeds on debit cards, and more benefits are being paid on government-issued debit cards. Are your ATMs ready for these additional withdrawals?

  • Protect card data with these resources

    posted by Amanda Holmgaard on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

    Ensuring the security of personal data can be an ongoing challenge. For added security, implement these steps in addition to the steps you're already taking to ensure data security.

  • PIN adds level of security in payment transactions

    posted by Terry Dooley on Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    When authenticating transactions, choosing between one authentication method or another isn't a good strategy. A better approach is to leverage layered authentication, allowing the PIN to serve as the strongest option because the issuer is authenticating the consumer's identity.

  • Secure information with a current SSL certificate

    posted by Ben Hayden on Tuesday, November 20, 2018

    An up-to-date SSL certificate ensures that the data shared between organizations is from a trusted source. Make this a priority at your institution.