December 28 – Sageworks, a financial information company that provides lending, credit risk and portfolio risk solutions to banks and credit unions, has announced the locations for its User Groups in 2017. User Group events facilitate networking among Sageworks clients while also offering solution training and best practice sharing provided by Sageworks’ consulting team.
January 3 – The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has released a final rule that removes outdated or unnecessary provisions of certain rules to reduce regulatory burden on national banks and federal savings associations. (more…)
By Steven Minsky
Risk managers handle pressure from a variety of angles. The board needs confirmation its risk program is effective (without hindering productivity), the regulatory environment is unpredictable and frequently changes, and managers in other governance areas often appear unwilling to participate in risk assessment tasks.
December 21 – The major online and mobile banking replacement cycle that began in 2016 will gain significant momentum in 2017 as more financial institutions seek to stabilize and grow customer bases through an advanced, comprehensive digital banking strategy. This is the prediction of D3 Banking, the leading innovator in data driven digital banking. (more…)
December 20 – While there is no silver bullet when it comes to securing ATMs, it is critical for financial institutions to have a proactive plan in place. Fortunately, there are proven steps that FIs can take to increase their ATM security posture. In the final part of this three-part news brief series, Cummins Allison, an innovator and provider of check, currency and coin handling solutions, as well as ATMs, discusses how a detailed ATM security plan can help FIs identify and secure vulnerabilities. (more…)