VLTA’s Technology Committee: A Look Inside with Chair, Melissa Ellis

What do you see as the purpose of the Technology Committee?  Do you think the Technology Committee’s role has changed given this particular time in our history? The purpose of the VLTA technology committee is to draw from experts in the technology industry to provide valuable information and resources as well as provide education to … Continue reading VLTA’s Technology Committee: A Look Inside with Chair, Melissa Ellis

What to do if you receive a phishing email whether it results in a financial loss or not?

We all know that the title industry is under attack and phishing emails are on the rise becoming more sophisticated.  It is every agent’s worst nightmare to think they may fall victim to a phishing email and suffer a financial loss.  It is important to be prepared with the information beforehand on what steps you … Continue reading What to do if you receive a phishing email whether it results in a financial loss or not?

Straight Talk Title: Email & Wire Fraud Do’s and Don’ts

  I know you’ve heard all about it, but has it happened to you?  If so you know exactly what I’m talking about.  When I tell you, this is the scariest thing I’ve ever seen in our business, I mean I worry everyday about the hidden hack.  We can’t see where it's coming from or what's happening … Continue reading Straight Talk Title: Email & Wire Fraud Do’s and Don’ts