Fraud by faculty

When it comes to fraud at colleges or universities, the imaginative mind quickly conjures up images of dark, eerie rooms filled with hooded hackers. However, what happens when the source of fraud is actually a world-renown professor, or a well-respected provost?

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Sarah W
Signing off on cardholder signatures

Have you ever grown weary of the awkward back-and-forth exchanges that occur every time you have to sign for your morning coffee, clothing haul, or dinner date? Good news for you: the four major credit card brands are no longer requiring merchants to collect cardholder signatures for most transaction receipts.

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Sarah W
The Growing Possibility of Campus-wide Ransomware Attacks

Ever wondered why security compromises are announced in cryptic yet seemingly positive phrases, especially when it comes to government affairs? “We immediately alerted experts and authorities”, “the incident was isolated and contained”, or our personal favorite: “no personal data was exposed”.

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Sarah W
The Risks and Benefits of EMV Chip Card Adoption

Over the past year, we have all evolved to a more secure way of payment processing through the mandatory chip cards, known as EMV Chip Card adoption. Customer’s bank and ATM cards now have EMV chips which may have been a pain at first, but now we all realize the importance of having a chip card to protect your customer’s sensitive data, even if it takes an extra 15 seconds to process payment.

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