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2014
December 23, 2014 ALTA Announces PCN Network as Elite Provider Member
December 23, 2014 Attorneys, Closing Agents Warned of Fraud Scheme Involving Emailed Wire Instructions
December 11, 2014 Webinar Recording: Is It Time to Get Best Practice Certified?
December 11, 2014 Reported Cybersecurity Breaches Spike Nearly 50 Percent
December 11, 2014 Assessment Readiness Guide Available for All Best Practice Pillars
December 4, 2014 Best Practices Implementation: Don’t Forget Your Employees
December 4, 2014 2015 Data Breach Forecast: Employees will be Biggest Threat
December 4, 2014 Webinar Recording: Fortify Your Business by Locking Down Data and Protecting Client Funds
December 4, 2014 Simplifile Selected to Develop Maryland E-recording Pilot
December 4, 2014 Edina Realty Title Goes Paperless
December 4, 2014 Six-step Assessment Process
November 20, 2014 Positive Pay: A Must-have Service
November 20, 2014 Email Scam Gets You Free Malware, Not Free Pizza
November 20, 2014 Tennessee Law Firm Receives ALTA Best Practices Certification
November 20, 2014 California Escrow Company Completes SOC 1, SOC 2 Security Audits
November 20, 2014 North American Title to Provide Identity Theft Repair Coverage to Customers
November 13, 2014 7 Tips on Going Paperless
November 13, 2014 One-third of U.S. Counties Now Offer E-recording
November 13, 2014 Georgia Law Firm Earns Best Practice Certification
November 13, 2014 ALTA Amends Best Practices Assessment Procedures for Pillar Three
November 13, 2014 NATIC Partners with PCN to Offer Managed Disbursement Solution
November 13, 2014 Complimentary Webinar on Implementation and Certification of ALTA Best Practices
November 6, 2014 FFIEC Conducts Cybersecurity Assessment of Financial Institutions
November 6, 2014 All Settlement Providers Involved in Transaction Encouraged to Implement Best Practices
November 6, 2014 Habif, Arogeti & Wynne Partners With FNTG as Preferred Vendor
October 30, 2014 More Title Agents Encouraged to Implement Complaint Management Process
October 30, 2014 E&O Company Warns of Escrow Fraud Trend
October 30, 2014 Meridian Title Completes SSAE Examination
October 30, 2014 Entrust Expands Footprint with Merger of Escrow and Trust Account Reconciliation Firm
October 30, 2014 Lake County, Ohio Completes First E-recording with eRecording Partners Network
October 23, 2014 Habif, Arogeti & Wynne Introduces Best Practices Compliance Program
October 23, 2014 eLynx, PCN Network Partner to Offer Managed Disbursement Service
October 23, 2014 Atlantis National Services Completes SOC1 TYPE 2 Exam
October 14, 2014 LenderSecure Announces Suite of Best Practice Solutions Providers
October 14, 2014 CFPB Proposes Changes to RESPA-TILA Final Rule
October 14, 2014 ALTA Announces Two Elite Providers
October 9, 2014 FDIC Chair Calls Cybersecurity ‘Highest Importance,’ Urges Industry to ‘Gear Up’
October 9, 2014 Fortify Your Business: Lock Down Data and Protect Client Funds
October 9, 2014 WFG Partners With YourDox to Provide Secure Document Delivery
October 9, 2014 How to Craft Best Practices Policies and Procedures
October 9, 2014 Education Sessions on Best Practices Planned for 2014 Annual Convention
October 2, 2014 Tick Tock, Tick Tock: Implementation of Best Practices Reaches Tipping Point
October 2, 2014 TitleOne Achieves SSAE 16 Recertification
September 30, 2014 Wells Fargo Details Plans for Production, Delivery of CFPB’s Closing Disclosure
September 25, 2014 Assessment Readiness Guide Available for Escrow Trust Accounts Best Practice
September 25, 2014 Florida-based Title Agent Implements Simplifile e-Recording Solution
September 25, 2014 What Is Your Company Doing to Protect Title Documents Containing Private Information?
September 25, 2014 ALTA Board Encourages Completion of Best Practices Self Assessment by September 2014
September 23, 2014 ALTA Offers Suggestions to Improve CFPB’s Proposed Consumer Complaint Database
September 18, 2014 Top 8 Tips for Putting Your Recovery Plan into Action
September 18, 2014 Top Cyber Threats and 10 Security Tips for Title Professionals
September 18, 2014 It's Our Job to Protect Integrity of the Real Estate Transaction
September 18, 2014 Consumer Complaint Management: Making Your Business Better
September 11, 2014 Security Compliance Associates Partners with FNTG
September 11, 2014 Survey Reveals Top Concerns Regarding CFPB Third-Party Service Provider Oversight
September 11, 2014 Fortify Your Business With Best Practice Knowledge
ALTA 2014 Annual Convention | Westin Seattle
September 11, 2014 Strong Passwords: The First Line of Defense
September 5, 2014 CertainSafe Launches First Partner Program Around Cloud-Based File-Sharing Product
CRN | August 29, 2014
September 4, 2014 Underwriter Discovers Significant Shortage in Title Agency Escrow Trust Accounts
September 4, 2014 Six Steps to Enhancing Escrow Security
September 4, 2014 Defend Yourselves –We Are Under Attack
September 4, 2014 Old Republic Partners with Echoworx to Provide Secure Email Solution to Direct Operations and Policy-Issuing Agents
September 4, 2014 ALTA CEO to Speak at MBA Event About Managing Vendors to Minimize Risk
September 4, 2014 Protecting the ‘Lifeblood’ of Your Company: Escrow Trust Accounts
September 2, 2014 Ensure Your Third-party Service Providers Follow Policies to Protect Consumer Funds, NPI
August 28, 2014 Idaho Title and Escrow Companies Warned of Business Identity Scam
August 28, 2014 Criminal Tactic: Fraudulent Change of Business Registration Information
August 28, 2014 Best Practices Can Protect Against Business Identity Theft
August 28, 2014 Lawsuit Provides Instructive Advice on Escrow Trust Account Security
August 21, 2014 TSS Software Integrates with TrustLink
August 21, 2014 Louisiana Opens Doors to E-recording with Simplifile
August 21, 2014 reQuire Release Tracking Integrates with ResWare
August 20, 2014 Is It Time to Get Best Practice Certified? Register for Today's Title Topics Webinar to Learn How to Prepare and Understand the Options
August 14, 2014 Regulatory Climate Requires Action and Being an Agent of Change
August 14, 2014 Email Encryption: Locking Down Data a Business Necessity
August 7, 2014 Agents Must ‘Embrace Compliance’ and Redefine Their Role
August 7, 2014 Assessment Readiness Guide Available for Insurance Coverage Best Practice
August 7, 2014 Title Company May Appeal Ruling in Cyber Crime Case to U.S. Supreme Court
July 31, 2014 Assessment Readiness Guide Available for Policy Production Best Practice
July 31, 2014 6 Questions Worth Asking Vendors in Your Supply Chain
July 31, 2014 Old Republic Selects Partner for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
July 31, 2014 CFPB Proposal Would Create Yelp-like System for Financial Services
July 24, 2014 Assessment Readiness Guide Now Available for Pillar No. 4
July 24, 2014 ALTA President-elect Explains How Best Practices Help Lenders Manage Risk, Addresses Regulatory Impact on Title Industry
July 22, 2014 Don't Miss Wednesday's Webinar: Learn New Approaches to Evaluate Your Vendors
July 23, 2014 | 2:00-2:30 P.M. ET | Register Now
July 17, 2014 ALTA Releases Readiness Guide for Consumer Complaints Pillar of Best Practices
July 17, 2014 Tips on Enhancing Consumer Care and Resolving Customer Complaints
July 17, 2014 Florida-based Title Company Implements Best Practices
July 10, 2014 ALTA Unveils Assessment Readiness Guide
July 10, 2014 Federal Agency Launches Cybersecurity Web Page, Promotes Awareness of Cybersecurity Activities
July 10, 2014 Transforming Cybersecurity: New Approaches for an Evolving Threat
July 10, 2014 Another Reason to Implement Best Practices: Pile of Mortgage Documents Dumped in Field
July 3, 2014 First American Launches Online Platform to Help Agents Implement ALTA Best Practices
July 3, 2014 ResWare Launches Online Guide to Help Title Agents Implement Best Practices
July 3, 2014 Alliant National Title Implements Data Security Training
July 3, 2014 Protect Your Escrow Funds: ‘Don’t Use QuickBooks’
July 3, 2014 Lender’s General Counsel Says More Guidance Needed from CFPB on Third-Party Oversight
July 3, 2014 Webinar: CFPB Regulations and ALTA Best Practices Demand End-to-End Review of All Production Partners
July 3, 2014 Use ALTA's Certification Package to Show Implementation of Best Practices
July 3, 2014 Best Practices Assessment Preparation Workbook Available to Members
June 26, 2014 Tips on Creating Strong Passwords
June 26, 2014 Best Practices Frequently Asked Questions [PDF]
June 19, 2014 Fidelity National Title Group NY Agency Launches Online Resource Tool
June 19, 2014 Tough Vendor Rules May Drive Some Bank IT Work Back In-House
American Banker | June 11, 2014
June 5, 2014 Another View: Two Good Ways to Put Your Email at Risk
June 5, 2014 Survey: Vendor Management Growing Concern Among Lenders
June 5, 2014 North American Title Group Partners with Real Estate Data Shield for Data Privacy and Security Training
June 5, 2014 Eight Cybersecurity Issues You Should be Concerned About
May 29, 2014 Tips on Sending Encrypted Email: Make It Simple
May 29, 2014 Old Republic Title Insurance Group Releases Professional Liability Product for Agents
May 29, 2014 Prepare for the ‘Worst-ever Fire Season’
May 29, 2014 CFPB Regulations Top Lender Concerns, Survey Shows
May 22, 2014 CFPB Service Provider Bulletin Created Market Uncertainty, ALTA President Tells Congress
May 22, 2014 WFG Goes Live with Compliance Management System
May 22, 2014 Webinar to Help Title and Settlement Industry Handle Lender Requirements and Compliance Issues
May 22, 2014 IT Pays to Be Prepared: The Cost of Data Breaches
May 15, 2014 Orange Coast Title Passes Best Practices Audit
May 15, 2014 Pavaso Pioneers Enhanced E-closing for Home Purchase Transactions
May 15, 2014 E-recording in Ramsey County, Minn., Now Available Through Simplifile
May 15, 2014 Adeptive Integrates with Certus Recording
May 8, 2014 CFPB Proposes Rule to Promote More Effective Privacy Disclosures
May 8, 2014 Ontario County, N.Y. Launches E-recording
May 8, 2014 Balancing the Dichotomy of Technology: Best Practices Provide Path to Protection
May 8, 2014 10 Cybersecurity Tips for Title Companies
May 8, 2014 Know What’s Considered Non-public Personal Information and Where It’s Located in Your Company
May 1, 2014 User Names, Passwords Top Hacker Targets, Report Concludes
May 1, 2014 Thieves Steal Earnest Money Through Email Fraud Scheme
May 1, 2014 How E-recording Helps Address ALTA’s Best Practices
May 1, 2014 ePN Completes First E-recording in Ramsey County, Minn.
April 24, 2014 N.J. District Court Upholds FTC Authority to Regulate Data Security
April 24, 2014 How to Shop for Cyber Insurance
April 24, 2014 CertainSafe Expands Secure File-Sharing Platform Service to Title Industry
April 24, 2014 Stewart Partners with Screening Services Provider
April 24, 2014 Recordings of Professional Development Sessions from Business Strategies Conference Now Available
April 17, 2014 Chase Plans Enhanced Cybersecurity Efforts
April 17, 2014 Title Company Finds Effective Email Encryption Solution
April 17, 2014 Wells Fargo Funding Expands Acceptance of Electronic Signature
April 17, 2014 Watch Tutorial Video on How to Complete Workbook
April 10, 2014 Heartbleed Bug Exposes Internet Data
April 10, 2014 Tackling the Challenge of Email Encryption
April 10, 2014 Stewart Acquires Company Specializing in QC Audits
April 10, 2014 LodeStar Software Solutions Partners with Fidelity National Title Group
April 10, 2014 Armstrong County, Pa. Offers E-recording
April 3, 2014 Financial Services Roundtable CEO Urges Congress to Pass Cybersecurity Legislation
April 3, 2014 Mississippi Becomes 43rd State to Offer e-Recording with Simplifile
April 3, 2014 Malicious Attack on Loan Origination Software Provider Stalls Closings
April 3, 2014 Nine Simple Ways to Get Your Company Ready for Spring
April 3, 2014 4 Employee Training Tips to Ensure Compliance With Company Security Program
April 3, 2014 Escrow Accounts Vulnerable to Hidden Virus in Photos
March 27, 2014 Fraudulent Reinstatement of a Dissolved, Closed or 'Dead' Business
March 20, 2014 Spring Is Here: Protect Your Company from Weather Threats
March 20, 2014 Protecting Data: ‘Compliance Is a Journey’
March 20, 2014 Wells Fargo Supports ALTA’s Best Practices
March 18, 2014 Tackling the Challenge of Email Encryption
March 13, 2014 Tips to Prevent Mobile Cybercrime
March 11, 2014 WFG to Launch Compliance Management System for Agents
March 6, 2014 Wireless Routers Vulnerable to Virus Attacks
March 6, 2014 Five Ways to Safeguard Your Business Before Disaster Strikes
March 6, 2014 Harmonize Your Best Practices in Nashville
February 27, 2014 Protect Your Company Against Fraudulent Change of Business Registration Information
February 27, 2014 Several Counties Implement e-Recording, Enhance Systems
February 20, 2014 Fidelity Partners With YourDox to Help Agents Implement Security Policy, Protect NPI
February 20, 2014 White House Launches Cybersecurity Plan
February 6, 2014 From the Frontlines: Georgia Law Firm Taps CPA Firm to Verify Best Practice Compliance
February 6, 2014 Bill to Prevent Cyber Attacks Approved by House Committee
January 30, 2014 Colorado-based Title Company Passes Service Organization Control Exam
January 30, 2014 How One Small Title Company Tackled Implementation of Best Practices
January 23, 2014 Before Becoming the Next Target: Recent Case Highlights the Need To Consider Insurance For Data Breaches
January 23, 2014 CFPB Reports Consumer Complaints Growing, Will Drive Regulation
January 16, 2014 Escrow Company Sues Bank to Recover $1.1M Lost in Cybercrime
January 16, 2014 Homeland Security Subcommittee Passes Cyber Attack Bill
January 16, 2014 Cyber Insurance Can Limit Agent Losses Caused By Online Attacks
January 9, 2014 RedVision Employees Achieve Certification for Safeguarding Consumer Information
January 9, 2014 Senator Reintroduces Data Security Bill in Wake of Target Breach
January 9, 2014 Financial Regulators Issue Final Guidance on Social Media
January 9, 2014 Harmonize Your Operation and Best Practices in Nashville
Business Strategies Conference | Nashville, Tenn. | March 12-14, 2014
January 9, 2014 Cyber Threats Growing in Frequency, OCC Reports


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