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The Biggest Fraud Risk CU Executives Aren't Considering

May 01, 2007
The Biggest Fraud Risk CU Executives Aren't Considering May 1, 2007 By Terrence DeFranco Synthetic identity fraud is a credit union killer. Here's what you need to know to prevent an attack. It's instant and under the radar. A criminal systematically manipulates parts of an identity—usually a letter in a... READ MORE

And the Winner is...

May 01, 2007
And the Winner is... May 1, 2007 Our iPod winner, Mickey Kinder, joined $580 million asset Evansville (Ind.) Teachers Federal Credit Union in November 2006 as executive vice president/chief operating officer. Find out what his staff doesn't know about him. What's the biggest challenge facing Evansville Teachers FCU? I believe... READ MORE

Spotlight: Doug Ferraro

May 01, 2007
Spotlight: Doug Ferraro May 1, 2007 Who: Doug Ferraro What: President/CEO Where: Bellco CU , Englewood, Colo. What's your No. 1 business challenge? The transition to a community credit union has proven to be out biggest challenge by far. Our primary sponsors were telecom-based and the industry has suffered major... READ MORE

Risk Is Measurable

April 01, 2007
Risk Is Measurable April 1, 2007 By Jeromie Jackson "Risk cannot be measured," is a common scientific and mathematical phrase often applied to information security. While it's true some risk measurements are subjective, it's naive to believe measurements aren't attainable. Risk is not a number, but a measurement of risk... READ MORE

ID Theft Protection and Resolution

April 01, 2007
ID Theft Protection and Resolution April 1, 2007 One solution is to assign a specially trained coordinator to each ID theft victim to help resolve the problem. Worldwide Assistance's ID Theft Resolution service takes this approach, freeing victims to focus on normal daily life instead of on anxiety and ID... READ MORE

What Makes Companies Thrive? Eleven Myth-Shattering Findings

April 01, 2007
What Makes Companies Thrive? Eleven Myth-Shattering Findings April 1, 2007 Oft-cited sources of competitive advantage have little or no impact on consistent, organic growth. That was a key finding revealed in "The Road to Organic Growth: How Great Companies Consistently Grow Marketshare from Within," by Edward Hess.  Hess's research revealed... READ MORE

Spotlight: Kern FCU CEO DeAnn Straub

April 01, 2007
Spotlight: Kern FCU CEO DeAnn Straub April 1, 2007 Who: DeAnn Straub What: President/CEO Where: Kern Federal Credit Union , Bakersfield, Calif. How Kern FCU's culture changed since a 2003 embezzlement: The embezzlement really didn't really change our culture. An audit showed we indeed had proper internal controls in place.... READ MORE

Strange But True Robberies

April 01, 2007
Strange But True Robberies April 1, 2007 Police Pinch Charlie's Angels Three female bandits, dubbed Charlie's Angels due to their similarities to the popular 1970s TV show, pleaded guilty in federal court to robbery charges and are headed to prison. Women account for only 2% to 3% of all bank... READ MORE

How Can CUs Foster Innovation? Part I

April 01, 2007
How Can CUs Foster Innovation? Part I April 1, 2007 The credit union movement has some great thought leaders, says new National Association of Credit Union Service Organizations (NACUSO) President/CEO Tom Davis. But he rates credit unions' overall level of innovation as "relatively low to moderate." Davis and NACUSO Board... READ MORE

Study Reveals Data Security Threats

April 01, 2007
Study Reveals Data Security Threats April 1, 2007 Recent survey data from Intel and Symantec reveals that 28% of respondents from financial institutions said disabled security precautions led to malicious attacks on their networks. While 89% of respondents feared hackers/virus/Trojan horse attacks as a source of the security intrusion, 82%... READ MORE
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