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Cybersecurity education planning

Cybersecurity education planning

At a time when many customers worry about keeping their data secure, a cybersecurity education program offered at a community bank can be a way to play an active role in their financial well-being. Here’s how one community bank is drawing hundreds of people to its cybersecurity events. By Mary Yerkes Ask a group of […]

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Cybersecurity is everyone’s job. What’s your role?

One-quarter of all malware intrusions are aimed at financial institutions, according to a 2019 IntSights report. But, increasingly, banks are finding that throwing money and technology at the problem, especially in the form of isolated IT security efforts, isn’t enough to solve it. By Karen Epper Hoffman “Cybersecurity is an enterprise-wide concern, because cybercriminals need […]

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3 ways to protect your bank’s customer data

Community banks collect more customer data than ever before. A data security plan will ensure this valuable information is kept safe from hackers. By Mary Thorson Wright It’s a robbery that no security camera, armed guard or time-locked vault can prevent. The perpetrators are hiding behind the computer screen, and their weapons are sophisticated and […]

Protect your bank from remote deposit capture risks

Despite the newest bells and whistles of today’s banking industry, checks remain a common part of the customer experience, and remote deposit capture (RDC) has followed. What risk management strategies should banks consider when offering this convenient service? By Colleen Morrison According to the most recent Federal Reserve Payments Study, there were 19.4 billion checks […]

What does new BSA/AML guidance mean for innovation?

New BSA and AML guidance from Congress and federal regulators pushes for innovation. By Colleen Morrison When Congress and regulators deliver consistent input on a financial services topic, it sends a clear signal to community banks: Pay attention. Such is the case with recent activity in Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering (AML) compliance. In […]

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