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

What To Do If You’re a Wire Fraud Victim

Republished from FBI instructions November 2, 2017 The number of wire fraud scams reported by title companies to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) spiked 480 percent in 2016, according to a warning issued to businesses by the FBI. If funds are transferred to a fraudulent account, it is important to act quickly: Contact the financial institution … Continue reading What To Do If You’re a Wire Fraud Victim

Cyber-Insurance: Your Guide to Buying with Confidence

As we move through 2016, most title agents will agree that cyber protection has become a necessary evil.  It is yet another cost to add to the insurance portfolio that seems to be getting more expensive each year.  Unfortunately, the cost for adequate protection may not be going down any time soon. One of the … Continue reading Cyber-Insurance: Your Guide to Buying with Confidence