Online Course Newsletter – April 2024

Apr 23, 2024
Did you know there is a report option in the Learning Management System that allows you to see how many times it took an employee to pass a course test?

New course added to Bank Director Online Courses

Apr 11, 2024
Your Bank Director Program subscription includes access to 20 online courses on topics ranging from the Bank Secrecy Act to Understanding UDAAP. These courses are a wonderful way to onboard new directors while ensuring your seasoned directors are up to speed.

Five Ways Community Banks Can Improve Cloud Security

Apr 11, 2024
Cloud security has become increasingly crucial as more community banks are transitioning from on-premises solutions to cloud-based services. The rapid transition to the cloud has greatly expanded the potential areas for cyberattacks, posing a significant challenge for security teams.

Strategic Planning Reimagined

Apr 11, 2024
Like many of today’s processes in banking, strategic planning is undergoing a dramatic shift. One of the core responsibilities of a bank board is to approve, support, and monitor its strategic plan.

Recession proofing: How to benefit from a lull in the economy

Apr 11, 2024
Tell me if you’ve heard this: An inverted yield curve is highly correlated with a subsequent recession. And might I point out that the U. S. treasury curve has been upside down for pushing two years now?

‘Pig butchering’ links to crypto demand policy response

Apr 11, 2024
“Pig butchering” scams — in which victims invest increasing sums in supposedly legitimate virtual currency enterprises before being conned out of their money — depend on cryptocurrencies to function. But the connections between crypto and this skyrocketing scam run much deeper than the fake investments that ensnare consumers.

‘Pig butchering’ crypto scams a growing concern

Apr 11, 2024
A new form of investment scam has skyrocketed in recent years as criminal syndicates target consumers through online channels. Called “pig butchering,” this new scam is increasingly relevant, including among the consumers and communities that community banks serve.

Community Banks are Fighting Check Fraud on the Front Lines

Mar 20, 2024
Banks and their customers continue to be challenged by a rise in fraud and scams across payment types. Most significantly, check fraud has emerged over the past several years as a leading concern.

Online Training Newsletter – March 2024

Mar 19, 2024
Did you know you can search for a course in the Search Courses tab rather than browsing through each of the course catalogs? Enter in a key term and all courses will appear with that key word in the title or description.

New! Enhancing Organizational Value Conference

Feb 26, 2024
Don’t miss the new Enhancing Organizational Value Conference presented by ICBA Education and experts from Gerrish Smith Tuck, to gain insights into critical corporate governance topics like stock liquidity, capital raising, succession planning, and employee retention.