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EMERGE Conference Lets Journalists, IT Vendors, and Others Experience Unbanked Living

Plenty of journalists write about the unbanked and underbanked markets, but how well do these writers really understand the hardships regularly confronting those households who are excluded from traditional banking and financial services? To help these journalists and others gain a better understanding of what daily life is like for many of the unbanked, the […]

Innovation and Insight at the 2014 CFSI EMERGE Conference

We’re back from the CFSI/American Banker EMERGE Conference in Los Angeles. EMERGE is the new name for CFSI’s Underbanked Conference, an event dedicated to exploring the needs of households who manage their finances outside of traditional institutions such as banks and credit unions. We saw evidence of lots of innovation at the conference. For example, […]

Infographic: State of the Unbanked and Underbanked Market

Some of the brightest minds in banking will be discussing the unbanked and underbanked market at this week’s EMERGE Conference in Los Angeles. To remind our readers of the potential of this market, we’ve compiled this infographic.

Statement on the Heartbleed Vulnerability

Dragnet Solutions and its managed services provider Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) are aware of a critical vulnerability that has been identified within OpenSSL, called HeartBleed (CVE-2014-0160), which may allow unauthorized access to sensitive server data, including private encryption keys.  Many Internet systems use OpenSSL to encrypt communications within applications. Dragnet Solutions and CSI have investigated […]

5 Key Steps for Growing Profitable Accounts

Without launching new mobile apps or remodeling branches, institutions can take immediate steps to help grow profitable accounts while reducing losses from fraud and charge-offs. Here are 5 steps for making business more profitable and less risky. Run the numbers, and understand the subgroups in your customer base. You’ve probably analyzed your customer base, know […]

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