Technology

U.S. Could Become 'Fraudster's Paradise' by 2012

July 15, 2010
By 2012, the U.S. will stand alone as the only major country without chip-card technology. READ MORE

Ten Tips to Make Technology More Efficient

July 15, 2010
This should be a year of automating tasks and work processes to drive efficiency, says Rudy Pereira, who shared best practices from the CUNA Technology Council. READ MORE

Special Report: The 1 CU Conference

July 12, 2010
Speakers at The 1 CU Conference stress the need for greater global unity among credit unions and the inherent strengths offered by the financial cooperative model. READ MORE

Social Networks That Boost Your Business

June 18, 2010
Innovative companies are embracing Web 2.0 to enhance communication, information sharing, and collaboration. READ MORE

Going Mobile? Be Safe

March 30, 2010
Patrick Totty The complexity of mobile banking makes security particularly challenging. At last count, modern credit unions offered members at least six product and service delivery channels: in person, snail mail, ATMs, e-mail, Web sites, and call centers. Mobile banking gives credit unions another way to connect with members. But... READ MORE

The 'Paperless' Myth

March 30, 2010
Rudy Pereira ECM systems can help with information overload. Experts have touted the “paperless” office for decades. The truth is, although we’ve seen progress, paper still overwhelms many organizations. And now added to the paper piles are endless e-mails, faxes, reports, and other unstructured content. We aren’t paperless, and in... READ MORE

Emerging Security Threats

March 30, 2010
Jennifer Garrett In this age of cyber crimes and brazen thieves, don’t let security lapses compromise members’ trust. Focus • Educate members on the latest schemes, spoofs, and scams. • Prepare staff to guard against security compromises. • Board focus: Support CU investment in preventive tools and technologies. Security is everything when it... READ MORE

Social Media Policy a Must

March 30, 2010
Social media is woven into the business fabric for many credit unions and employees. But how far should you go to guide employees’ social networking activities and prevent or reduce employment-related problems? Consider eight tips from workforce.com : 1. Develop a social media/networking policy. Use it to frame acceptable and... READ MORE

Phony listings poison search engine results

March 23, 2010
Over 18 months, TraceSecurity  Co-founder/Chief Technology Officer Jim Stickley employed his talent for exploiting security flaws to show how easily search engine listings could be poisoned by malicious schemes. The Credit Union of Southern California in Whittier allowed Stickley to mimic its Web site as part of the experiment. “We... READ MORE

Leverage Technology to Ease the Compliance Burden

March 10, 2010
Steve Gibbs : Use technology to lessen the compliance burden and control costs. By Steve Gibbs Compliance has always been a tedious process involving much reading and even more research. In the “good old days,” disclosures were reviewed word by word and annual percentage rates were determined on a hand-held... READ MORE
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