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How your bank can fight first-party fraud

How your bank can fight first-party fraud

First-party fraud puts banks in the tough position of deciding which account applicants are synthetic and which are real. But experts agree that there are ways to can use technology and collaboration to mitigate this growing type of fraud. By Colleen Morrison It’s a crime that can take months or even years to pull off. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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