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What Are The Real Risks Of Not Encrypting Borrowers' Files?

Without encryption, financial institutions are taking a gamble.

Topics: financial data security encryption cybersecurity security mortgage business mortgage industry data breach

The Most Notable Financial Cybersecurity Breaches Of 2018

Hackers break into systems to steal organizational data.

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5 Things You Should Do Now to Prevent a Data Breach

Topics: data security mortgage company security

The Newest in Mortgage Compliance Software: The Email Signature

Mortgage companies finally have the capability of email signatures.

For mortgage professionals, a huge concern of daily communications is confidentiality. Nothing is more important than protecting sensitive client data.

Still, some mortgage companies haven’t gotten around to upgrading their software. As software becomes more sophisticated, security and compliance features are becoming standard in the mortgage world.

Topics: mortgage industry Compliance for Mortgage Companies Mortgage Lending Digital Mortgage signatures email signature

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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.

Topics: ABT MortgageWorkSpace cybersecurity

3 Ways the Cloud Bolsters Your Mortgage Company Security

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?

Topics: Mortgage Cloud Services mortgage company security

New Mortgage RPA Makes Waves in the Mortgage Industry

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.

Topics: MortgageWorkSpace mortgage industry on-boarding

How to Fill In the Cracks of Your Business Continuity Plan

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.

6 Major Changes in the 2018 Fannie Mae Selling Guide

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.

Topics: Mortgage Lending

Understanding the Importance of Email Security for Mortgage Businesses

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.

Topics: MortgageWorkSpace