• Hang Up on Vishing Attempts

    posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023

    As our lives become increasingly digital, we're exposed to more and more cybersecurity threats. Two common methods cybercriminals use to gain access to victims' personal information are vishing and spoofing.

  • Upcoming Durbin Amendment Clarification To Change How Cardholder's Transactions Are Routed

    posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

    The upcoming clarification to the Durbin Amendment set for July 1, 2023, means card issuers must enable at least two payment card networks to process all debit card transactions, including card-not-present transactions, such as online payments.

  • Become an AAP or APRP in 2023

    posted by Luann Kohlman, AAP, APRP on Thursday, April 20, 2023

    Do you eat, sleep and breathe ACH and work with electronic payments daily? If so, take the next step and pursue the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) or the Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) credential.

  • Six Tips to Avoid Mail-Related Check Fraud

    posted by Mike Burke on Monday, April 17, 2023

    Recently, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued an alert to financial institutions about a nationwide surge in check fraud schemes targeting the U.S. mail. In fact, last year, reports of mail-related check fraud nearly doubled the number of filings in 2021.

  • Learn More About Digital Assets in Two Upcoming SHAZAM Webinars

    posted on Thursday, April 13, 2023

    SHAZAM is excited to offer a new live webinar series to help you enhance your knowledge of digital assets and how they may affect your financial institution and customers.

  • SHAZAM Celebrates Financial Institutions Making a Difference During Community Banking Month

    posted by Paul Waltz on Tuesday, April 11, 2023

    SHAZAM President and CEO Paul Waltz shares his thoughts on how local financial institutions help their communities thrive during Community Banking Month.

  • Avoid IRS Imposters This Tax Season

    posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2023

    The tax filing deadline is quickly approaching, which can be a stressful time for those trying to make the cutoff. Unfortunately, scammers want to add even more anxiety to this frantic season. You can keep the scammers away from your refund and personal information by following some simple best practices.

  • Avoid Being Hooked by a Phishing Attack

    posted on Friday, March 24, 2023

    By now, most of us know that a phishing attempt can come in the form of an email, text, direct social media message or even a phone call. But according to the FBI, business email compromise (BEC), also known as email account compromise, is one of the most financially damaging cybercrimes.

  • Steer Clear of Travel Scams

    posted on Monday, March 13, 2023

    Spring break is a popular time to travel. But if a scammer or a shady company is behind the wheel your dream trip may leave you grounded. Learn how to detour around these roadblocks to make sure your trip is smooth sailing.

  • Join Us at the 2023 SHAZAM Forum!

    posted on Friday, March 3, 2023

    The SHAZAM Forum is a premier annual client event designed exclusively for financial institutions. You'll learn about all things payments, fraud and financial technology from industry experts, plus you'll get networking opportunities with peers, be entertained and have lots of fun with SHAZAM staff