Mitigating Brute Force BIN Attacks

Mitigating Brute Force BIN Attacks

What can credit unions do to prevent or mitigate losses from brute force BIN attacks? Audit and compliance expert Jim Vilker and EFT expert Heather French explain what a brute force BIN attack is and what credit unions can do to limit the damage.

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Using Audits as Assets

Using Audits as Assets

Audits don’t have to be scary, nor do they have to be without rewards. Chief Financial Officer Bob Frizzle shows you how to get the most out of your audits and turn the inconvenience into an asset.

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The Key to Internal Fraud Controls? Get Back to the Basics

The Key to Internal Fraud Controls? Get Back to the Basics

Due to recent high profile embezzlement cases, Jim Vilker argues that what the industry really needs is to slow down, check all the boxes, and get back to the basics of internal auditing.

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The Strategy Behind Dual Bill Pay Vendors

The Strategy Behind Dual Bill Pay Vendors

A dual bill pay system can help credit unions save money when looking for an early deconversion. But how does it work, and what does it mean for your members? Nicole Cooper provides insight into the strategy.

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The Myth of Efficiency and the Allure of Scale

The Myth of Efficiency and the Allure of Scale

Do mergers and bank purchases, by increasing scale, also increase efficiency and lower operating costs? Or are credit unions focusing on the wrong method? Chip Filson argues the latter.

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A DIY Guide to SEO Part Two

A DIY Guide to SEO Part Two

In the second part of his series on search engine optimization, Casey Smith covers some of his top WordPress plugins, things to avoid, and how to become a triple threat.

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A DIY Guide to SEO Part One

A DIY Guide to SEO Part One

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to be an expert to improve your SEO. Simply roll up your sleeves and get your toolbox out of the closet as Casey Smith delves into how search engine optimization works and how you can improve your website’s SEO all on your own.

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The Advantage of Building With Instead of For

The Advantage of Building With Instead of For

Need customer buy in when designing a new product or service? Jim Vilker examines the difference between simply building for your clients versus making them active participants in the creation of the services they will be using.

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Continuity at the Core: a Risk-Based Approach to Planning

Continuity at the Core: a Risk-Based Approach to Planning

In the second part of his series on business continuity and disaster recovery, Jim Lawrence covers critical decisions to consider when looking to reduce risk and achieve minimal downtime during various disasters.

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Is Your Business Continuity Plan Ready for Coronavirus?

Is Your Business Continuity Plan Ready for Coronavirus?

In the midst of the coronavirus panic, Business Continuity Coordinator Danielle Caliendo examines various ways to prevent the virus from spreading and how to prepare your credit union in the event that it does.

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