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CSI White Papers

Financial technology and compliance regulations are constantly changing. As thought leaders, our team of experts believes in sharing industry knowledge to keep our customers and peers informed and ahead of the competition. And our white papers cover the most pressing topics facing financial institutions and other industries we serve today.

Read our white papers to learn more:

Banish the Separative Approach to Risk Management

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Financial institutions shouldn't take a siloed approach to risk management. Doing so could possibly foster the type of poor decision-making that led to the financial crisis in the first place. This white paper examines how the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) approach helps both management and the board of directors gain a complete picture—a real-time snapshot—of all risk areas and how they work together to ultimately affect a bank’s overall performance.


Strategies for Improving Cybersecurity

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No matter the size of your bank or credit union, advanced cyberattacks represent a credible threat to any financial institution. The threats can range widely in scope, including broad-based attacks on the network itself, focused attacks on individual accounts or employees, or the exploitation of vulnerabilities in mobile devices or cloud networks. This white paper examines the top four cybersecurity threats in the financial services industry, as well as how banks and credit unions can mitigate the risks associated with each.


Understanding the Cause and Effect of DDoS

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The growing frequency of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks heightens the need for banks and credit unions to maintain strong security protocols. These threats continue to evolve, making the protection of your organization’s perimeter and infrastructure ever more complex, yet essential. This white paper examines the various types of DDoS attack modes, recent comments from regulators related to DDoS and how to mitigate risk for your institution. 


Leaving your Legacy Behind

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For financial institutions, leaving a legacy core system behind might be the best way to optimize interoperability and customer engagement across channels. This white paper examines how to create a carefully executed plan to replace inefficient core systems as well as reduce the trauma associated with a core conversion.


Get More From Your Core

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Banking is all about channels. And as the battle for customer acquisition and retention escalates, victory exceedingly hinges on a bank’s ability to provide an integrated channel experience that gives customers one place to logon, make transactions, transfer money, ask questions—and get the same real-time answer no matter which channel they use. This white paper examines the benefits and efficiencies financial institutions gain by integrating their digital channels and ancillary products through their core processing partnership.