Friday, August 1, 2014
DDoS Attacks Are Still Happening — And Getting Bigger
Distributed denial of service attacks have grown larger in scale, more sophisticated and harder to detect, according to three large technology vendors that have recently published analyses of attacks.
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SAN DIEGO — Financial institutions this year have shown greater interest in marketing to "mobile-only" consumers, and mobile deposit is becoming the preferred way to load prepaid cards and deposit checks. more »
MOLINE, Ill. — If time really is money, then IH Mississippi Valley CU had a lot to lose when paper documents were missing in action. more »
WASHINGTON — Small credit unions that deploy a full suite of technology offerings — including remote deposit capture, mobile and online banking — stand a better chance at sustainable growth than those that do not. more »
RYE, N.Y. — USAlliance Federal Credit Union has become the first North American financial institution to adopt the European in-branch Customer Relation Manager (CRM) kiosk solution, HappyOrNot. more »
RYE, N.Y. — USAlliance FCU has become the first North American financial institution to adopt the European in-branch Customer Relation Management (CRM) kiosk solution, HappyOrNot. more »
As technology gets more complex, the process of making a payment must remain simple, says Ryan Anderson, vice president of product at The Members Group (TMG). more »
SAN FRANCISCO — It's time for credit unions to start talking a little SMAC. more »
As the frequency and cost of security data breaches increase, credit unions must be prepared for more regulatory scrutiny in addition to more cyber attacks. more »
Olympia, Wash. — It only takes six taps on a mobile app for members of Washington State Employees Credit Union to apply for a fast, short-term loan. more »
JACKSON, Mich. — Michigan Community Credit Union will be converting to Symitar's Episys core processing system soon. more »
Financial institutions worldwide are invited to join the initiative to help prevent a threat that's plagued them for decades: A machine filled with cash is like catnip for criminals, and skimming has been the No. 1 way crooks steal data from consumers using the machines. more »
The advent of vicious new malware strains like HijackRAT and Svpeng is creating anxiety for many credit union and bank CEOs. more »
DANVILLE, Pa. — Service 1st Federal Credit Union here may be an early adopter of offering biometric fingerprint scanning to members. more »
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Great White Northern Rebrand
Take a look at this spot highlighting Fairbanks, Alaska-based Northern Schools FCU's rebrand as Spirit of Alaska CU.
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