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Black Friday vs Cyber Monday

November 13, 2018 | Devon Wilson | Consumer Safety, Cybercrime, Online Shopping

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Is One Better Than the Other? Black Friday, or Cyber Monday? While there are obvious differences between the two – in-store vs online – there’s been a bit of a debate regarding which of the two will garner the best deals. For some, having the option of skipping in-person, retail craziness is enough to sway […]

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Why Credit Union Employees and Officers are Scam Targets

November 6, 2018 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Resources, Email Scam, Phishing

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Business Email Compromise Scams (BEC) are hitting financial institutions hard, and the threat only seems to be increasing. CEOs, CFOs, and financial employees are at a high risk of being targeted in BEC schemes, regardless of company size.  Whether a small, community credit union or a multi-million dollar financial institution, these targeted schemes are impacting the […]

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If Disaster Recovery were a Superhero?

March 6, 2018 | Kelly Gardner | Disaster Recovery

  The other day I was thinking back to when my son was about 3 or 4 years old and he started to mimic some of the Superheroes he saw in the movies and on television. He would put together all kinds of unique Superhero outfits, combined with various assorted make-believe weapons, but, over time […]

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Bad Turkey, Bad Recovery?

November 21, 2017 | Devon Wilson | Backup

  If you’ve ever suffered from a bad case of food poisoning, you know that it’s something you hope never to experience again. And when it comes to Thanksgiving and the traditional turkey feast, it pays to take a few precautions to avoid Bad Turkey! According to the CDC, FDA and the USDA, there are […]

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All Howl-ows…Tide?

October 24, 2017 | Devon Wilson | Backup, Co-Location, Disaster Recovery, eNotices, Virtual Desktop

  Every October, a large segment of our population is simply enthralled with having the living spook scared out of them and with Halloween rapidly approaching, we thought it would be ghoulishly appropriate to share some frightening fun facts about our fascination with All Hallows’ Eve. Halloween is believed to have originated in Ireland with […]

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No Easy Button For Disaster Recovery: CU Edition

September 12, 2017 | Devon Wilson | Disaster Recovery

We know that people would rather not think about bad things happening, much less the gazillion details required to ensure that credit unions stay open for business during a crisis, but sadly… it is a matter of when, not if. At IMS, our corporate motto is “We Know Credit Unions” and when it comes to […]

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Why Business Birthdays Matter: IMS Celebrates 19 Years

August 1, 2017 | Devon Wilson | Disaster Recovery

  Most of us enjoy birthdays and the celebrations that accompany them.  After all, birthdays acknowledge and revere our grand journey of life and the triumphs, trials and tribulations along the way. This August, Information Management Solutions (IMS) will celebrate 19 years of serving our credit union customers and jubilation is on the menu. So why […]

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Credit Unions Step up in Crisis

October 18, 2016 | Devon Wilson | Disaster Recovery

  Like so many others, I start my day with a bowl of cereal and the morning news. It seems that most of the stories focus on tragedies throughout our country and throughout the world. I always look forward to the occasional positive story. Stories where people step up and go out of their way […]

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