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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 18, Number 2

February 22, 2008

Pandemic Outbreak a Danger for Financial Institutions: Lack of Preparedness a Real Concern

The FFIEC agencies issue guidance to address the unique challenges Pandemic planning presents to financial institutions.

Mortgage 'Rescue' Fraud Attacked by FTC

The FTC's recent efforts are aimed at preventing mortgage foreclosure "rescue" fraud through law enforcement and consumer outreach.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Training Page
The Security Officer Considers Alarms: ATMs

by Barbara Hurst

As technology advances, and the types of alarms available become more sophisticated and efficient, the security professional needs to keep pace.

European Banks Ahead on Climate Initiatives

European banks rank highest in fighting the battle against global climate changes.

Phishing Abounds in the UK

US banks not hooked by phishing attacks as often as UK institutions.

From the editor's desk
Killing an Ant With a Sledge Hammer

by Barbara Hurst

Multiple state and federal authorities enforcing violations of laws and regulations can result in some misguided overkill.

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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