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May 1, 2017

This Week's News is Sponsored by Better Branches ~



General News


Symitar Gains Six New Billion-Dollar Core Relationships

PR Newswire


Horizon FCU Selects Share One

CU Insight


PSCU First CUSO to Engage with Mastercard Start Path Global

CU Insight


Alogent FASTdocs Suite Selected by Launch FCU





Credit Union InfoSecurity Conference Sponsored by
imsmartin consulting


15th annual CU InfoSecurity Conference will be held June 14 - 16 in San Diego.

This Conference provides an excellent, cost effective way to show Regulators that your CU is serious about Information Security and that your staff is getting training on how it can protect itself against constantly changing techniques and threats.

This is a one-of-a-kind conference - a security conference dedicated solely to credit unions. Highly experienced, expert speakers discuss the latest security trends as they specifically apply to credit unions. Also included are three CU speakers from Logix FCU, Golden 1 CU, and San Diego County CU. The CU InfoSecurity Conference is the best conference value in the credit union movement: just $495 per attendee and $395 for returning attendees. Topics include:

* HoneyNets
* Ransomware
* USB Security
* Secure Workflows
* CyberCrime Trends
* Why You Need a WAF
* Data Leak Prevention
* Cybersecurity Assessments
* Working with Law Enforcement
* Blockchain Security Explained
* Next-Gen IT Security Risk Assessments
* Fear Your On Premise Security, Not the Cloud
* Is Your Credit Union’s IT Insecure by Design
* Multiple Biometric Authentication Technologies
* How to Build a Real-Time Insider Threat Program

Click Here for information, agenda, reservations & more.




Hardware News


Acer's Switch 5 - A Competitor to Microsoft's Surface Pro

Network World


WD Ships 'World's Largest' 12TB HGST Ultrastar He12 Helium 7200 RPM Enterprise HDDs

Zd Net


Hardware Section Sponsored by
Millennial Vision, Inc. (MVi)


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Software Updates


5 Ways to Make Sure Users Comply with Patch Releases

Tech Republic

Microsoft to Roll out New Windows 10, Office Feature Releases Twice Annually

ZD Net


Microsoft Tweaks Windows Update Packages to Provide Organizations More Flexibility

Windows IT Pro


Credit Mutuel Rolls out IBM Watson Across Branch Network



Why your traditional virtualization vendor can't help you with containers

Tech Republic


Siri Creator Predicts AI Could Help You Remember Everything



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Future of Cash: Can a 'Bank in a Box' Replace a Branch?



For How Long Can You Stay Cashless?

Bank Innovation


ADA, Assistive Technology and the Leading Example of ATMs

ATM Marketplace


How Is ATM Fraud Still a Thing?

ATM Marketplace


ATMs/Kiosks Sponsored by
Heritage Industries

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CU Success Stories  


Here is a chance to learn about real life credit union success stories from various technology vendors through the words of their clients. This week's vendor is:  



and their client is:
San Mateo Credit Union

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Vendors - if you have a credit union that is happy with your solutions then please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will give you a $100 discount on your Case Study!


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Wireless World


How Two CUs Boost Mobile Banking

Credit Unions


How Secure Are Mobile Banking Apps?

Helpnet Security


Mobile Teller Comes to Businesses Doorsteps

Lanka Business Online


Best Mobile Payment Apps – Survey & Report



Wireless World Sponsored by
Member Access Pacific (MAP)



The MAP App™ is the first network-branded prepaid card exclusively serving credit unions to offer mobile banking -
contact us now to learn more about this market-leading innovation for credit unions:

(866) 598 - 0698

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Security Section


Security-as-a-Service Model Gains Traction



2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report

NTT Security


Will Fileless Malware Push the Antivirus Industry into Oblivion?

Helpnet Security


Cyberbit's Endpoint Detection and Response Advances Adaptive, Automated Cybersecurity Capabilities

Dark Reading


Don't Pay Ransoms. but If You Must, Here's Where to Buy the Bitcoins

CSO Online


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Leaders Roundtable


Battling Security Fatigue – Working Towards Usable Security

Easy Solutions -
Read Josh Schleicher's comments:

Onbase by Hyland Software -
Read Steve Comer's comments:

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions -
Read A.J. Shipley's comments:

Millennial Vision -
Read Scott Cowan's comments:

NetWatcher -
Read Scott B. Suhy's comments:

Nintex -
Read Mike Fitzmaurice's comments:

Network Bix USA
Network Box -  
Read Pierluigi Stella's comments:

Pure IT Credit Union Services -
Read Kyle Stutzman's comments:

Security Compliance Associates -
Read Jim Brahm's comments:

SentinelOne -
Read Jeremiah Grossman's comments:


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Technology and Marketing


Team Needs for the CRM System Draft

Gonzo Banker


6 CU Marketing Tricks That Work Every Time

CU Insight


Social Media Challenges for Credit Unions

CU Times


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Online Banking/E-Commerce/Website Design


With Same-Day ACH Debits Coming, Experts Ask for Higher Limits, More ‘Windows’

Digital Transactions


Branch Visitors More Satisfied than Digital-Only Consumers



Ripple to Incorporate AI and ML into Blockchain

Bank Innovation


Apple Pay Edges into Bill Pay

CU Times


EZForex, Star One CU and Ripple Conduct DLT-Based Currency Exchange



Is Apple in Talks to Launch "Apple Pay?"



Same Day ACH: Moving Payments Faster (Phase 2)



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Internet Access


Google Fiber Combines Wireless and "Microtrenching"

Tech Republic


Pluribus Replaces SDN Software with Adaptive Cloud Fabric

Network World


Verizon Fios Gets Gigabit Speeds, Slashes Price in Half in These 8 Regions

Tech Republic


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Call Centers


VoiceKey.FRAUD Voice Biometrics That Helps Call Centers Battle Fraudsters Wins FinovateSpring Award



The True Cost of Contact Center Agent Attrition



Masergy's Cloud Contact Center Receives 2017 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award