By Michael Lopez, Director of Operations - US & Canada

Mike Lopez leads the service delivery process in the US, Canada and EMEA. Prior to joining Easy Solutions, Mike spent approximately 15 years of his life in the banking industry, holding a variety of leadership roles. Most recently, Mike was a Chief Information Officer at Marquis Bank, a south Florida Community Bank.
Mike graduated from the University of Miami in IT and lives in Miami with his wife and children.

Holiday scams

Time for Corporations to Stay Alert: The Great Holiday Scam Is Back

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Online shopping sales alone this holiday season are expected to hit $117 billion and that spells big profits for retailers and big opportunity for those who aren’t concerned with receiving a lump of coal in their stocking. Read more

FFIEC Assessment Tool

Fervor Over “Voluntary” FFIEC Assessment Tool: What Your FI Needs to Know

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Banks, holding companies and other financial institutions are calling on the FFIEC to make changes to its Cybersecurity Assessment Tool Read more

FFIEC Issues Ransomware Alert

Sharp Rise in Ransomware Attacks – FFIEC Issues Alert

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As I discussed in a recent blog post, the U.S. Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) issued an alert in early November around Read more

FFIEC Cybersecurity Guidance

New Recommendations From FFIEC on Extortion Attacks

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Recently, the Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council (FFIEC) provided a new joint statement notifying financial institutions of the increasing frequency Read more

dormant account fraud

Why Dormant Financial Account Fraud Goes Undetected

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One of the most worrying kinds of fraud that financial institutions face today is related to dormant accounts. As background, accounts are classified as dormant when there is no financial activity Read more

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How Same-Day ACH Transactions Would Actually Work

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A couple of weeks ago, we posted a piece discussing how the implementation of same-day Automated Clearing House (ACH) transactions would affect the fraud operations of American banks. Essentially, same-day settlement would provide a very small window of opportunity to stop or reverse payments once authorized and completed. Read more