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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 16, Number 4

May 31, 2006

Community Banks Look to Prepaid Debit Cards: Important Survey Indicates New Focus

Prepaid debit cards are the "Hot Product" according to recent survey results published by the Independent Community Bankers of America.

Help For Consumers to Fight Cybercrime

A website developed by the FTC helps consumers fight the war against Cybercrime.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Training Page
Special Report: More on Multi-Factor Authentication

by Barbara Hurst

In a continuation from last month's training page, this special report offers a glimpse at what is being done by financial organizations and their partners to assure the identity of online banking customers.

Debit Cards Reissued After Security Breach

A security breach forces several large and regional banks in the U.S. to reissue debit cards in large amounts.

Banks Fight Child Pornography

Financial institutions are joining forces to fight a crime that has nothing to do with financial fraud but everything to do with protecting the world's children.

From the editor's desk
"If You Can't Stand the Heat, Stay Out of the Kitchen"...Harry Truman

by Barbara Hurst

As Harry Truman suggested, those who can't stand the 'heat', do not fare well in some fields of banking. But there are some bright, skilled bankers who do deal very well with the heat in the kitchen.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

Executive Editor:
Barbara Hurst
Editor:
P. Kevin Smith, CPP
Contributing Editor:
Genilee S. Parente
Board of Advisors:
John S. Burnett
Peter G. Djinis, Esq.
William Gearin
Lucy H. Griffin
Mary Beth Guard, Esq.
David McGuinn
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Barry Thompson
Dana Turner
Andy Zavoina

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