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It’s in the Mail: How Outsourced Printing and RDC Drive Efficiency

April 23, 2014
It’s in the Mail: How Outsourced Printing and RDC Drive Efficiency

Gary Welsh, senior vice president of First Bethany Bank & Trust in Bethany, Okla., wasn’t exactly thrilled when the bank’s longtime print and mail vendor closed shop back in 2009. Fortunately, First Bethany already had a trusted partne...
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Take These Steps to Stomp out the Heartbleed Bug

April 17, 2014
Take These Steps to Stomp out the Heartbleed Bug

by Stephen Smith The so-called “Heartbleed” bug has caused quite an uproar since its presence came to light on April 7. Uncovered within the OpenSSL (secure socket layer) network security protocol, this Internet security flaw allows attacke...
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Take These Steps to Stomp out the Heartbleed Bug

April 17, 2014
Take These Steps to Stomp out the Heartbleed Bug

by Stephen Smith The so-called “Heartbleed” bug has caused quite an uproar since its presence came to light on April 7. Uncovered within the OpenSSL (secure socket layer) network security protocol, this Internet security flaw allows attacke...
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Your Money or Your … Computer Access? Ransomware is on the Rise

April 16, 2014
Your Money or Your … Computer Access? Ransomware is on the Rise

by Sean Martin So it’s not your old Western “stick ‘em up” kidnapping scenario, but the idea is pretty much the same. Give them your money, and you get your stuff back. We’re talking about ransomware, a class of malware ...
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Your Money or Your … Computer Access? Ransomware is on the Rise

April 16, 2014
Your Money or Your … Computer Access? Ransomware is on the Rise

by Sean Martin So it’s not your old Western “stick ‘em up” kidnapping scenario, but the idea is pretty much the same. Give them your money, and you get your stuff back. We’re talking about ransomware, a class of malware ...
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What’s Happening on the Lending Side of the House?

April 9, 2014
What’s Happening on the Lending Side of the House?

by Brent McKown According to my discussions with bankers, the current lending environment is allowing for some growth. However, maintaining a healthy portfolio is the primary focus—and lending portfolios are getting healthier. The issue some ban...
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What’s Happening on the Lending Side of the House?

April 9, 2014
What’s Happening on the Lending Side of the House?

by Brent McKown According to my discussions with bankers, the current lending environment is allowing for some growth. However, maintaining a healthy portfolio is the primary focus—and lending portfolios are getting healthier. The issue some ban...
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FFIEC: Employ Ethical Hackers to Thwart Cybercriminals

April 4, 2014
FFIEC: Employ Ethical Hackers to Thwart Cybercriminals

by Jon Welborn In a statement this week from the FFIEC regarding cyberattacks against financial institutions’ ATM and card authorization systems, the agency put forth a number of recommendations to help financial institutions combat fraud cases ...
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FFIEC: Employ Ethical Hackers to Thwart Cybercriminals

April 4, 2014
FFIEC: Employ Ethical Hackers to Thwart Cybercriminals

by Jon Welborn In a statement this week from the FFIEC regarding cyberattacks against financial institutions’ ATM and card authorization systems, the agency put forth a number of recommendations to help financial institutions combat fraud cases ...
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NIST Framework Provides Core Cybersecurity Guidelines

April 2, 2014
NIST Framework Provides Core Cybersecurity Guidelines

by Stephen Smith The long-awaited set of cybersecurity guidelines from the Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was released in February, and hopes are high that it will provide a model to help U.S. busi...
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