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Flood Disaster Protection Act 101 (For Financial Institutions)

  • by Keith Monson
  • Oct 07, 2015

Recent changes to the Flood Disaster Protection Act (FDPA) could have financial institutions struggling to stay above water when it comes to flood insurance mandates. FDPA penalties are a whopping 419% higher than previous penalties per violation, and the penalty cap has also been eliminated. So, it’s time for financial institutions to get up to speed on the latest regulatory updates for flood insurance policies and procedures.


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Taking Your Cybersecurity to the Next Level with Botnet Traffic Filters

  • by Sean Martin
  • Sep 23, 2015

Chances are the term “botnet” may be new to you. But, we can all agree that it doesn’t sound good. And it isn’t.


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3 Powerful Ways Online Web Portals Transcend the Boardroom

  • by Bill Evers
  • Sep 14, 2015

Facilitating a safe, paperless boardroom is truly just the tip of the iceberg for secure portal technologies. Employee intranets and loan committee portals also provide an effective alternative for securely managing a variety of sensitive data and applications enterprisewide. Learn three powerful ways online portals can transcend the boardroom in this blog.


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What to Expect at Your Next IT Exam

  • by Steve Sanders
  • Sep 09, 2015

Rumors abound regarding the unexpected depth and less-than-stellar outcomes of the pilot cybersecurity exams conducted last summer by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC). One year later, many banks are unsure what to expect at their next IT exam—or even if that’s where cybersecurity will be addressed—and fear the worst.


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The Real Reason Banks Look for Managed Service Providers

  • by Tom Hagin
  • Aug 31, 2015

If you’ve ever spent time managing IT for your financial institution, you know the level of responsibility and all that comes with it—stacks of compliance paperwork, asset documentation, ensuring all technology is running appropriately, vendor management and more. Plus, that’s on top of your other duties.


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Breaking Down the Timeline for Same Day ACH

  • by Greg Aumann
  • Aug 19, 2015

If you haven’t already heard, NACHA announced on May 19, 2015, that its voting membership approved Same Day ACH.


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You're Offering eDelivery ... Now What? Top 5 Ways to Boost Adoption

  • by Jimmie Paradee
  • Aug 12, 2015

Just because you offer eDelivery, doesn’t always mean automatic adoption by customers and members. Sometimes, it takes a little time and ingenuity on your part in order to really see paper usage shrink. A few well-thought out actions can mean all the difference, so consider employing some of these top five ways to spur eDelivery adoption


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7 Questions to Test Your TRID Rule Readiness

  • by Keith E. Monson
  • Aug 05, 2015

Is your financial institution ready to implement the new Truth-in-Lending Act/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (TILA-RESPA) Integrated Mortgage Disclosures Rule? If not, you’re not alone.


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Understanding EMV: Rolling Out EMV Cards at Your Bank

  • by Derrick Bretz
  • Jul 29, 2015

Whether your bank is still in the discovery phase or you’re ready to implement an EMV card program, you’re likely weighing the benefits of enabling EMV. And with data breaches related to card fraud popping up in the news almost daily, you may be feeling pressure to put EMV cards in rotation well ahead of most merchants.


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3 Banking Social Media Best Practices … From a Bank

  • by Guest Blogger: Susan Guess, SVP/Marketing Director, Paducah Bank
  • Jul 27, 2015

When it comes to your bank’s participation in social media, true success is all about perspective. Many banks hesitate to get involved because they see social media as a compliance mishap waiting to happen, or some say they just don’t see the real value. It’s time for any bankers with either of those mindsets to see social media in a whole new light.