Banking Security


Financial Services Sector Signs Cybersecurity Research Agreement With NIST, DHS

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has joined in a new public-private partnership to spur cybersecurity innovation in the financial services sector.

Mexico National Bank Upgrades IP Video Technology

March Networks recently announced that Banorte -- one of Mexico’s five largest national banks -- has selected the company’s video management software and hybrid NVRs to upgrade its existing surveillance systems across more than 1,100 branches.

Consolidating Services

When Main Street Bank in Wheeling, W.Va., wanted to streamline its fire alarm system, it turned to a long-time partner, Diebold. Consolidating the bank’s alarm and fire monitoring services under a single provider helped the bank operate more efficiently, and, in turn, provide a higher level of security to its customers and employees.

FBI Report: Bank Robberies Down In Second Quarter Compared To 2009

During the second quarter of 2010, there were 1,146 reported violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute, a decrease from the 1,304 reported violations in the same quarter of 2009. According to statistics released recently by the FBI, there were 1,135 robberies, 11 burglaries, zero larcenies and one extortion of financial institutions reported between April 1, 2010 and June 31, 2010.

New Product Of The Year Award Winners Announced

Security Products magazine, the only integrated product magazine reaching the entire security market, announced the winners of its 2010 New Product of the Year Award at the publication’s premiere Virtual Event today.

Canadian Bank Rolls Out March Networks Video Solution To More Than 1,000 Branches

March Networks, a provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that one of Canada's premier financial institutions will deploy its VideoSphere Banking Solution as part of a comprehensive video surveillance roll-out at approximately 1,000 bank branches across Canada. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed by October.

Security Money Goes Missing

I’m no fan of the current administration in Washington, D.C., especially when it comes to spending money. The White House, it would seem, pays its bills by printing more money and borrowing from a creditor that has no interest in democracy.

Pennsylvania Credit Union Uses 3VR Technology To Help Stop Fraud

3VR Security recently announced that Members 1st Federal Credit Union has successfully leveraged the 3VR P-Series SmartRecorder solution to cut investigation times in half and increase prosecution success with higher quality evidence.



Israeli Banks Deploy Voice Biometric Technology

PerSay recently announced that it has successfully completed the deployment of its systems in the top three banks in Israel. Bank HaPoalim, Bank Leumi, and Discount Bank have all rolled out secure voice biometric applications to the public.

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More than Meets the Eye

Everyone knows that banks use video systems. From an integrator viewpoint, banks can be major customers. For instance, 4,000 high-resolution color cameras protect the branches of Caixa Economica Federal in Brazil, the largest public bank in Latin America. They also provide a video surveillance security solution for more than 50 branches of the Banco de Guayaquil, one of the largest private banking institutions in Ecuador.

March Networks Provides VideoSphere Banking Solution To U.S. Financial Institution

March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, recently announced that a top 10 global financial institution will deploy the March Networks VideoSphere Banking solution across more than 2,000 U.S. banking locations.

Loomis Documents Cash Handling With Milestone IP Video Management Software

Milestone Systems open platform IP video management software is an important tool for Loomis Denmark to ensure transparency throughout the entire cash services process.

FBI Report: Bank Crimes Drop In 2009

Recently, the FBI released bank crime statistics for calendar year 2009. Between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009, there were 5,943 robberies, 100 burglaries, 19 larcenies, and three extortions of financial institutions reported to law enforcement. The total 6,065 reported violations represents a decrease from 2008, during which 6,857 violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute were reported.

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It's in the Bank

For more than 75 years, GECU, an El Paso, Texas, credit union, has served its members and developed into El Paso's largest locally owned financial institution, with more than $1.2 billion in deposits and $1.4 billion in assets. As it continues to grow with 15 locations, including branches and new satellite centers in local schools, GECU holds true to its mission statement: People helping people.

Unisys: Biometrics Set To Boom In 2010

Looking ahead to 2010, Unisys predicts that government and commercial organizations will take a more proactive approach to security, implementing new measures to verify identity and protect confidential information. Financial institutions and defense agencies will lead the charge, with ports and other organizations quickly following.

Union Bank Uses Verint Technology To Safeguard Branches

Verint Systems Inc. recently announced that Union Bank, N.A. is using its comprehensive Nextiva Financial IP Video solution.

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Security Tip of the Month: Preparing for the Ordinary Means Protection for the Extraordinary

When a security program is designed to prevent more common and unwanted activities, in many ways the program will also lessen the potential of more extraordinary events. Many of us understand the principle of layered security using a number of resources.

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Milestone IP Video Management Software Protects Denmark Bank For More Than A Decade

Milestone XProtect open platform IP video management software has proven to be a reliable and scalable security solution for AL Bank for more than a decade.

Union Savings Bank Uses 3VR Technology

3VR Security Inc., provider of intelligent surveillance and search, recently announced that customer Union Savings Bank has successfully leveraged 3VR's search-based surveillance and advanced analytics technology to capture 80 times more usable security video and maintain one of the industry's lowest fraud rates.

Outsourcing Solution Helps Streamline Security At Georgia Credit Union

A comprehensive Integrated Services solution from Diebold Inc. is helping Atlanta's Delta Community Credit Union streamline security management and reduce costs.

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