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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 24, Number 4

April 18, 2014

Feds to Banks: Bolster Cyber Defenses

by Teri Wesley

Federal regulators are not just urging financial institutions to bolster their defenses against cyber warfare – they are now requiring them to do so.

Guide to Garnishing Federal Benefits

by Teri Wesley

The OCC has issued guidance for garnishment of federal benefit payments that are direct deposited.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Technology Update
Windows XP Scam Alert

Training Page
Mail Room Safety

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

Training of secure mail handling procedures should be an included component of your physical security program.

Indictments Halt Fraud Operations

Fraud operations are halted when members of the rings are apprehended and face charges for their roles in the crimes.

FinCEN on AML Challenges

FinCEN Director Jennifer Shasky Calvery discussed current industry AML challenges with attendees at a recent financial crime conference.

Focus on Fraud

From the editor's desk
You Can't Fix Stupid

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

Sometimes regulators respond to stupid incidents by implementing a policy, procedure, or regulation that fails to fix the underlying problem.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

Executive Director:
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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