Mortgage Software Solutions Blog

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Posted by Justin Kirsch on October 29, 2018

Every October since 2004, the United States has observed National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Computer security is always important, but the month when spooks, zombies, and demons are on display is a fitting time for the mortgage business to give it focused attention.

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Topics: ABT, cybersecurity, MortgageWorkSpace

3 Ways the Cloud Bolsters Your Mortgage Company Security

Posted by Justin Kirsch on October 1, 2018

Cyber thieves are amping up their attacks on major banks and the U.S. Federal Reserve. Recently, $81 million dollars was stolen from a Bank of Bangladesh account at the New York Fed. Cybersecurity officials are rapidly securing possible entry points for cyber thieves, finding that the most ordinary access points, such as email and social media accounts, can be all a thief needs to gain access to highly sensitive data. What does this mean for mid-sized lenders in the mortgage industry?

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Topics: mortgage company security, Mortgage Cloud Services

New Mortgage RPA Makes Waves in the Mortgage Industry

Posted by Justin Kirsch on September 24, 2018

A new RPA streamlines the process of on-boarding new hires.

On-boarding loan officers is a hassle. There are pitfalls along the way and multiple security-minded platforms to authorize before a new loan officer can begin their work properly.

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Topics: mortgage industry, on-boarding, MortgageWorkSpace

How to Fill In the Cracks of Your Business Continuity Plan

Posted by Steve Tschoepe on September 10, 2018

It’s time to update the disaster recovery plans for your business.

February 27, 2018 was a wakeup call for mortgage sellers and servicers. That date marked the release of Fannie Mae’s new selling guidelines.

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6 Major Changes in the 2018 Fannie Mae Selling Guide

Posted by Steve Tschoepe on September 4, 2018

New rules in the selling game.

As of February 27, 2018 mortgage sellers and servicers working with Fannie Mae have a new set of guidelines.

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Topics: Mortgage Lending

Understanding the Importance of Email Security for Mortgage Businesses

Posted by Justin Kirsch on August 27, 2018

Email is a big part of communication with , but it poses many security problems. Companies are torn between their need to protect confidential financial information and the customer’s desire for convenience.

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Topics: MortgageWorkSpace

Cloud Service Providers vs. Enterprise Agreements: What Works?

Posted by Hugo Gonzalez on August 20, 2018

The ubiquity of the cloud is undeniable.

It used to be that enterprises wanted the biggest and the best software available.

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Topics: CSP, cloud service provider, enterprise agreement, ea, microsoft, microsoft office 365, mortgage industry, featured

Is Remote Work Possible in the Mortgage Industry?

Posted by Hugo Gonzalez on August 13, 2018

Today’s employees work remotely using tablets and smartphones.

Thanks to modern device technology and an increasingly dynamic workforce, the trend of working from outside the traditional office is “the new normal”.

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Topics: Mortgage Lending, cybersecurity

4 Reasons to Implement a Mortgage Business Intelligence Strategy

Posted by Steve Tschoepe on August 7, 2018

BI visuals help employees in the company get on the same page.

Business Intelligence (BI) has come a long way since its first implementation.

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Topics: Mortgage BI, Business Intelligence, Cloud Services