Secure File Exchange Provides A Safer Way to Share Sensitive Files and Data

Banks, credit unions, CPA firms and other businesses unknowingly put customer data at risk whenever they send sensitive files like tax returns, loan applications, employee lists and even passwords by email. Some organizations offer slightly more protection by using email encryption programs, but even encrypted email still puts data at risk. [More]

Our Favorite Stuff from 2010–Apps, Services & Blogs

We rely on many devices, services, software applications and people to help us do our work and make the most of our time on and off the clock. So a few of us here at Inet are sharing some of our favorites with you, starting with our most beloved apps, services and blogs. Perhaps you’ll also find that these apps and people can add some value to your life. (Next week we’ll share our favorite products, devices & gadgets with you.) [More]

How Banks and Credit Unions Can Use Yammer for Internal Social Media Interaction

Woo hoo, another post about how banks and credit unions can use social media! Yes, it’s true, that’s what this post is about. Sort of. I'm talking about using a social medial tool for internal communication, which is where we think social media tools actually can lend more value to the typical small & medium sized financial institutions than F.I. to consumer communications. [More]

UBS Email Error Costs Bank GM Deal – Use this Tip to Avoid the Same Fate

Today Mac shared this story about a UBS employee’s email mistake that cost UBS the GM underwriting deal for its upcoming stock sale and the $10 million revenue that went with it. There are some pretty complex – and expensive – solutions to help mitigate the risk of sending emails accidentally to the wrong people, but there is also a low-tech method that I wrote about in 2009 to help keep egg off your face and maybe even save your job. [More]

Could this Banking Promotion Actually Turn Teens Away from Saving?

The Financial Brand called attention to Towpath Credit Union’s promotion that made a teenage girl a millionaire for a day. After reading about it, I understand that the goal of the promotion was to encourage kids to see the value in saving money; however, after I saw the results, I question whether this promotion will actually achieve its goal or instead actually discourage kids from saving. [More]

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