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Justin Kirsch

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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

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

FHFA Declared Unconstitutional by U.S. Federal Courts

Posted by Justin Kirsch on July 30, 2018

A courthouse looms over the viewer.

The Washington Examiner reported last week that the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has been ruled unconstitutional.

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Topics: FHFA, Trump Administration, Housing Market, Compliance for Mortgage Companies

How to Safely Handle Personal Data on Mortgage Applications

Posted by Justin Kirsch on July 9, 2018

A laptop, a book, and a smartphone on lockdown.

Mortgage applications require a huge amount of personal data.

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Topics: mortgage industry, mortgage business, security, cybersecurity