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Treynor State Bank is Live with EZswitch G4 and Shazam

Treynor, IA: Dedicated to providing the highest levels of financial and risk management technology to the communities it serves, TS Bank has upgraded from EZswitch® 2012 to EZswitch® G4 to connect their Fiserv Precision core to the Shazam EFT Network. Having partnered with CSFi since 2007 to realize the full potential of their debit card programs, the new system allows the bank to take advantage of the latest options and enhancements to EZswitch software.

Installed in a virtual VMware environment, the seamless EMV ready upgrade implements support for the Shazam EFT 78E Batch Plastics card maintenance interface and includes Sentinel Alert Notification System. Additional system features and options for reducing fraud losses and streamlining management of debit card operations include:

TS Bank and its cardholders will immediately benefit from the new system. EZswitch G4’s highly intuitive navigational tools and “at-a-glance” view of the entire payments network will enable every user to easily utilize the system’s full capabilities, including:

  • Single-point of entry for real-time card maintenance and transaction and cardholder research
  • Advanced “drill-down” card maintenance and transaction research and reporting
  • Real-time system wide monitoring
  • Automated job/task scheduling

FraudBlock

CSFI’s dynamic real-time fraud detection and prevention solution is designed to integrate seamlessly with EZswitch G4 to reduce fraud losses and boost cardholder confidence. The rules-based platform is flexible, highly customized, and allows construction of unlimited combinations of alert triggers and transaction validation rules through a highly intuitive interface. FraudBlock’s ability to screen for fraud as transactions are being processed allows financial institutions to stop fraud before it happens.

Features include:

  • Real-time transaction processing
  • Blocking fraud at the cardholder level
  • Unlimited on-demand network denial rules
  • Risky merchant, country and “other” category designations
  • Override features for individual cardholders
  • Easy viewing and reporting on transaction data, rules validation results, statistics and more

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com and enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits of EZswitch®, G4, EMV support, FraudBlock, Sentinel, Virtualization and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

By : Sales and Marketing /November 08, 2017 /EZswitch, News /0 Comment Read More

Town & Country Bank Live with EZswitch G4

Ravenna, NE: Town & Country Bank is now live with EZswitch® G4 as the new online interface connecting their Fiserv Precision core system to the Elan EFT network.

Globally proven to lower costs, boost revenues, and improve operational efficiency, the upgrade from EZswitch® 2010 Plus to EZswitch® G4 ensures that the bank and its cardholders are relying on the most secure and scalable end-to-end debit card management solution available. The installation also included implementation of CSFi’s Sentinel Alert Notification System and integrated support for activation of full EMV functionality.

G4 Web-based Applications

Providing the bank with powerful front-end tools for managing their new system, the G4 Web-based “at-a glance” view of the entire debit payment network includes powerful and intuitive navigation tools including “hover-over” and “drill-down” research capabilities. Customers taking advantage of G4 report exponential improvement in ease of use, transaction processing management and general system control including:

  • Real-time full system monitoring of all connections and database status
  • Real-time advanced “drill down” transaction and cardholder research and reporting
  • Automated routine job/task scheduling and management
  • Secure, single point of sign-on for multiple users with customized roles and permissions

Additional EZswitch G4 system functionalities include online ATM/debit issuer authorizations, real-time online card maintenance (OLCM) updates, and single point of card maintenance entry as well as an expanding menu of additional new features and options reducing fraud losses and streamlining management of debit card operations:

  • FraudBlock integrated, rules-based, real-time fraud detection and prevention system
  • Sentinel Alert Notification System providing unattended monitoring of ATM’s, core system interface EFT connections and more
  • Support for Cardholder Alerts via email and SMS-text
  • On-demand G4 Network Denial Rules
  • Support for multiple ATM/ EFT/ core banking systems and third party network connections
  • ATM inactivity status updates
  • System health check monitoring including all connections and database status
  • Stand-in authorization using a positive balance file (in addition to using card limits), when the host authorizing system is unavailable
  • Reconciliation subsystem
  • Audits and logs of all user activity and more…

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com and enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits of EZswitch®, G4, Sentinel™, FraudBlock, EMV support, and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

By : Sales and Marketing /October 12, 2017 /EZswitch, News /0 Comment Read More

Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Live with EZswitch® G4

St. Paul, NE: The Citizens Bank & Trust Company is now live with an upgrade from EZswitch® 2012 to EZswitch® G4. The new online interface connecting the bank’s Fiserv Precision core banking system to the Elan EFT network introduces a host of new features proven to lower costs, boost revenues, and improve operational efficiency.

As a full service bank moving forward to meet every banking need, Citizens Bank & Trust chose a virtual implementation of EZswitch G4 as the best choice to fulfill their stated obligation to exceed customer expectations and increase shareholder profitability.

EZswitch G4 allows financial institutions to accommodate virtually any EFT connection or third party interface allowing for flexibility in selection of “best-of-breed” applications and interfaces to integrate into their electronic payments operating environment.

The immediate and recognizable benefits to both the bank and its customers will include an improved cardholder experience with integrated support for future activation of full EMV functionality, improved data and transaction security, and many additional features and options including:

  • FraudBlock integrated, rules-based, real-time fraud detection and prevention system
  • Sentinel Alert Notification System providing unattended monitoring of ATM’s, core system interface, EFT connections and more
  • On-demand ATM/EFT Network Denial Rules
  • Support for Cardholder Alerts via email and SMS-text
  • Stand-in authorization using a positive balance file (PBF) and/or card limits when the host authorizing system is unavailable
  • Support for multiple ATM/EFT, and other third party connections
  • Secure, single point of card maintenance entry
  • Advanced “drill down” capability for transaction and cardholder research and reporting
  • Automated job/task schedule management
  • Single sign-on support for multiple users
  • System health check monitoring including all connections and database status
  • ATM inactivity status updates
  • System health check monitoring
  • Reconciliation subsystem and more…

Providing an “at-a-glance” view of the entire debit payment network, the powerful G4 front-end’s intuitive navigational tools will enable every user to easily utilize the new system’s full capabilities, including: real-time system wide monitoring, automated job/task scheduling, and advanced card maintenance and transaction research and reporting.

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com and enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits of EZswitch®, G4, Sentinel, FraudBlock, EMV support, Virtualization and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

 

By : Sales and Marketing /September 19, 2017 /EZswitch, News /0 Comment Read More

First National Bank of Trenton Live with EZswitch® G4

First National BankTrenton, TX: First National Bank of Trenton is now live with a virtual implementation of EZswitch® G4 connecting their Fiserv Precision core system to the ELAN EFT network. The seamless upgrade from CSFi’s EZswitch® 2012 to EZswitch G4 ensures that the bank and its customers are now relying on the most secure, efficient, and scalable end-to-end debit card management solution available.

Since 1901, First National Bank of Trenton has maintained a steadfast commitment to meeting the changing financial needs of their customers. Putting the customer first when considering new customer facing technology has been core to their success for well over 100 years.

The bank selected CSFi’s web-based EZswitch G4 as the most cost effective, scalable, and feature rich online interface to their Fiserv Precision core banking system and Elan EFT network. With nearly $200 million in assets and five branches, the G4 upgrade continues the bank’s long tradition of providing the very best in financial services, products and technology to its customers.

The upgrade includes enablement of CSFi’s Sentinel™ Alert Notification System providing unattended monitoring of ATMs, core system interface, EFT and other network connections. Additional system features and options for reducing fraud losses and streamlining management of debit card operations include:

  • FraudBlock™ integrated, rules-based, real-time fraud detection and prevention system
  • Stand-in authorization using a positive balance file (PBF) and/or card limits when the host authorizing system is unavailable
  • Secure, single point of card maintenance entry for multiple users
  • Support for multiple ATM/ EFT/ core banking systems and third party network connections
  • On-demand ATM/EFT network denial rules
  • ATM inactivity status updates
  • Reconciliation subsystem
  • System health check monitoring
  • Audits and logs of all user activity
  • Support for Cardholder Alerts via email and SMS-text
  • Upgrades to the latest version of Red Hat and IBM Informix Express Database

G4’s front-end highly intuitive navigational tools and “at-a-glance” view of the entire debit payment network will enable every user to easily utilize the new system’s full capabilities, including: real-time system wide monitoring, automated job/task scheduling, and advanced “drill-down” card maintenance and transaction research and reporting.

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com and enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits of EZswitch®, G4, Sentinel, FraudBlock, EMV support and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

By : Sales and Marketing /August 29, 2017 /EZswitch, News /0 Comment Read More

The First National Bank & Trust is Live with EZswitch G4

Miami, OK: Taking advantage of the latest enhancements to CSFi’s EZswitch® software, First National Bank & Trust is now live with an upgrade from CSFi’s EZswitch® Plus to EZswitch® G4. For over a century, First National Bank & Trust Company has embraced a philosophy placing customer needs, service, and security above all else.

The new online interface between their Fiserv Precision core operating system and TransFund/ELAN EFT network will streamline operations and minimize costs while maximizing data and transaction security.

Providing immediate and recognizable benefits to the bank and customers, the seamless upgrade included implementation of support for Cardholder Alerts as well as CSFi’s Sentinel™ Alert Notification System for unattended monitoring of the core system interface, EFT network connection(s) and more.

CSFi’s G4 Web-based apps will provide First National Bank & Trust with powerful front-end tools for managing their new system. A graphical “at-a glance” view of the entire payments network and intuitive navigational tools including “hover-over” and “drill-down” capabilities afford real-time system wide monitoring, automated job/task scheduling, advanced card maintenance and transaction research and reporting, and more.

EZswitch G4 base system functionalities include online ATM/debit issuer authorizations, real-time online card maintenance (OLCM) updates, and single point of card maintenance entry as well as an expanding menu of additional new features and options reducing fraud losses and streamlining management of debit card operations:

  • Support for cardholder alerts (via email and SMS text)
  • Support for multiple ATM/EFT, and other third party connections
  • ATM inactivity status updates
  • Single sign-on support for multiple users
  • System health check monitoring including all connections and database status
  • Stand-in authorization using a positive balance file (in addition to using card limits), when the host authorizing system is unavailable
  • On-demand network denial rules
  • Reconciliation subsystem
  • Audits and logs of all user activity and more…

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com to enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits of EZswitch®, G4, Sentinel™, and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

By : Sales & Marketing /August 10, 2017 /EZswitch, News /0 Comment Read More

Republic Bank Limited to Implement FraudBlock

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago: Recognizing the importance of deploying innovative solutions that anticipate customer’s future banking requirements, Republic Bank Limited (RBL) will be implementing CSFi’s FraudBlock™ real-time fraud detection and prevention solution to meet the bank’s fraud detection and prevention needs for their 1.4 million cardholders.

FraudBlock will be used to inspect electronic payment transactions passing through SWITCHWARE® from the bank’s LINX EFT network. The solution’s advanced fraud prevention capabilities and intuitive user interface will enable the easy analysis of historical and real-time data necessary to identify suspicious activity and invoke pro-active rule modifications critical to addressing emerging threats.

Since its inception as the Colonial Bank in 1837, the Republic Bank Group with total assets of nearly US $10.5 billion has become one of the largest and most profitable banks in the English-speaking Caribbean. Serving the region for over 179 years, ATM management and switching solutions for over 23 years.

FraudBlock™

FraudBlock™ is CSFI’s dynamic, real-time fraud detection and prevention solution designed to integrate seamlessly with SWITCHWARE to reduce fraud losses and boost cardholder confidence. FraudBlock will provide RBL with real-time fraud monitoring and research, and the capability to stop fraud before it happens. The highly parameterized rules-based nature of the system will allow extreme flexibility in the tailoring of functionalities to meet both current and future business requirements of the bank and its customers.

FraudBlock™ features include:

  • Real-time transaction processing and authorization
  • Management of post-action outcomes when a rule violation occurs
  • Full client auditing and real-time transaction monitoring and research
  • Automatic logging of suspected fraud activity for future review and analysis
  • Ability to develop and disseminate ad-hoc and canned fraud activity reports
  • Blocking fraud at the cardholder level
  • Unlimited on-demand network denial rules
  • Risky merchant, country and “other “category designations
  • Card level rule management and override features for individual cardholders
  • Establish acquiring rules for ATMs and POS devices
  • Special fraud rules for EMV handling (Fallback, Entry-mode, etc.)
  • Detection of fraud based on card-not-present transactions
  • Block transactions based on acquirer information (merchant, country, etc.)
  • Over 30 pre-loaded rules
  • “Rule iteration” enabling quick easy construction of new rules by simple modification of existing rules
  • Fraud event alerting via email and SMS-text
  • Easy viewing and reporting on transaction data, rules validation results and statistics and more…

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com and enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits of SWITCHWARE®, FraudBlock™, and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

By : Sales & Marketing /July 31, 2017 /FraudBlock, News /0 Comment Read More

National Bank of Bahrain to Install ATM Remote Key Loading

Manama, Bahrain: Continuing its tradition of providing the highest level of security and convenience for their cardholders, National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has upgraded its installation of SWITCHWARE® 3.12 to begin a project for installing SWITCHWARE® Remote Key Loading functionality.

Unlocking Efficiencies with Remote Key Enabled ATMs

Saving time and cost, SWITCHWARE’s integrated Remote Key Loading (RKL) functions with RSA authentication includes support for both Diebold’s certificate-based protocol and NCR’s signature-based protocol. Key custodians no longer need to travel long distances to load keys into the ATM.

Saving Time, Ensuring Compliance, Better Resource Allocation

New keys can be remotely injected into ATMs without the need for a physical visit. Keys can be randomly regenerated using commands sent from SWITCHWARE, encrypted with the RSA key and then downloaded to the ATM. National Bank of Bahrain staff can now be used for more productive tasks and while both the bank and its customers benefit from increased security.

Remote Key Loading Benefits

  • Centralized initial key management
  • Dynamic key exchanging
  • Elimination of physical ATM key loading
  • Better utilization of staff and resources
  • No additional hardware required
  • Utilizes existing interface to the hardware security module (HSM)

Remote Key Loading Functions

  • ATM Remote key management
  • RSA authentication
  • Thales, Futurex and Safenet HSM support
  • NCR signature-based protocol support
  • Diebold certificate-based protocol support

While fraud mitigation measures have proven invaluable, past compliance with evolving key management protocols have been difficult and expensive to implement, involving a physical visit by a minimum of two key custodians to generate and deploy new ATM keys. Now, with CSFi’s Remote Key Loading, the costs of key generation, storage, and distribution processes are dramatically reduced.

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com and enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits FraudBlock™, Deposit Automation, Remote Key Loading and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

By : Sales & Marketing /June 14, 2017 /News, Remote Key Loading, SWITCHWARE /0 Comment Read More

Independent Farmers Bank Live with EZswitch G4

Maysville, MO:   Independent Farmers Bank is now live with an upgrade from EZswitch Plus® to EZswitch® G4 as the online interface connecting their Fiserv Precision core banking system to the Shazam EFT network.

For nearly a century, Independent Farmers Bank has dedicated itself to coupling the most advanced technology available with personalized service to improve the quality of life for both its customers and the community it serves. The EMV ready upgrade from EZswitch Plus to EZswitch G4 continues that tradition and will immediately enhance their cardholder’s experience by taking advantage of the latest EZswitch enhancements.

EZswitch G4 base system functionalities include online ATM/debit issuer authorizations, real-time online card maintenance (OLCM) updates, single point of card maintenance entry as well as an expanding menu of additional features and options reducing fraud losses and streamlining management of debit card operations:

  • FraudBlock™ integrated, rules-based, real-time fraud detection and prevention system
  • Sentinel™ Alert Notification System providing unattended monitoring of ATM’s, core system interface EFT connections and more
  • Advanced “drill down” transaction and cardholder research and reporting
  • Automated job/task schedule management
  • Support for cardholder alerts (via email and SMS text)
  • Support for multiple ATM/EFT, and other third party connections
  • ATM inactivity status updates
  • System health check monitoring including all connections and database status
  • Stand-in authorization using a positive balance file (in addition to using card limits), when the host authorizing system is unavailable
  • On-demand network denial rules
  • Support for cardholder alerts via email and SMS-text
  • Reconciliation subsystem
  • Audits and logs of all user activity and more…

The new G4 web-based apps front-end and intuitive navigational tools will enable every user to easily employ the new system’s full capabilities, including: at-a-glance real time system wide monitoring and advanced card maintenance and transaction research and reporting.

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com and enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits of EZswitch®, G4, EMV support, FraudBlock™, and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

By : Sales & Marketing /June 07, 2017 /EZswitch, News /0 Comment Read More

Security Bank USA Live With EZswitch G4

Bemidji, MN: Security Bank USA is live with EZswitch® G4 with Real-time Card Maintenance (RTCM) as the new online interface to their Fiserv Precision core banking software and the First Data Star EFT network. Addressing the need for real-time management capability for their debit card programs and paving the way for future EMV compliant payments processing, the deployment of the new system in a virtualized VMware environment provides the institution and its cardholders with the most powerful, secure, and scalable end-to-end debit card management solution available.

In order to realize the full revenue potential of their debit card programs, the bank will be utilizing the new system’s integrated support for the First Data STAR RTCM interface. Now, with implementation of the CSFi RTCM module, any changes to a card record performed from the bank’s core system will instantly flow to CSFi’s EZswitch software and on to the First Data STAR EFT network.

RTCM enables instant access to debit card information and activity and the leveraging of trends in card usage essential to maintaining peak operational efficiency of debit card programs including:

  • Current account activity and balance
  • Account transfer
  • Debit card activation
  • Changes in personal cardholder preferences
  • Interchange fee generation
  • Suspicious or fraudulent activity

The new installation also includes implementation of CSFi’s integrated FraudBlock™ real-time fraud detection and prevention system as well as Sentinel™ Alert Notification providing unattended monitoring of ATM’s, core system interface, EFT network connection(s) and more. Additional system features and options for streamlining management of debit card operations and enhancement of the cardholder experience include:

  • Stand-in authorization using a positive balance file (PBF) and/or card limits (the system will authorize using a PBF or card limits when the host authorizing system is unavailable)
  • Secure, single point of card maintenance entry
  • Support for multiple ATM/EFT core banking systems
  • Advanced drill-down capability for transaction and cardholder research and reporting
  • ATM inactivity status updates
  • Support for Cardholder Alerts (via email and SMS texting)
  • System health check monitoring
  • Reconciliation subsystem
  • On-demand ATM/EFT network denial rules

G4 web-based applications provide the bank with powerful front-end tools for managing their new system. Customers taking advantage of G4 report exponential improvement in ease-of-use, system navigation, transaction processing management, and general system control. G4’s “at-a-glance” view of the entire switch network and enhanced intuitive navigation tools, allow any authorized G4 user to easily access and manage the full capabilities of CSFi’s flagship EZswitch® and SWITCHWARE® products.

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com and enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits of EZswitch®, G4, FraudBlock™, EMV support, Virtualization and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

By : Sales & Marketing /June 02, 2017 /News /0 Comment Read More

Town & Country Bank Upgrading to EZswitch G4

Ravenna, NE: Locally owned and managed, Town & Country Bank has served the central Nebraska region since 1905. A true home town bank, the foundation of Town & Country’s success has been exceptional personal service, and a long tradition of incorporating the latest technological advancements to meet and exceed customer expectations.

The upgrade from EZswitch 2010® Plus to EZswitch G4® continues their proud tradition…minimizing costs, expanding revenue sources, and maximizing the protection of data, transaction security, and customer convenience.

Installed on a virtual platform employing CSFi proprietary system integration services, the upgrade will support the connection of their Fiserv Precision core banking system to the ELAN EFT network and ensure that both the bank and its cardholders are relying upon the most advanced and secure debit card management technology available. In addition to providing fully integrated support for full EMV compliance, the new system will immediately enable implementation of a host of additional new features and options including:

  • FraudBlock™ integrated, rules-based, real-time fraud detection and prevention system
  • Sentinel™ alert notification system providing unattended monitoring of ATM’s, core system interface, EFT connections and more
  • Stand-in authorization using a positive balance file (PBF) and/or card limits when the host authorizing system is unavailable
  • Secure, single point of card maintenance entry
  • Support for multiple ATM/ EFT/ core banking systems and third party network connections
  • On-demand ATM/EFT network denial rules
  • ATM inactivity status updates
  • Reconciliation subsystem
  • System health check monitoring
  • Support for Cardholder Alerts via email and SMS-text
  • Upgrades to the latest version of Red Hat and IBM Informix and more…

G4 Web-based Applications

Providing an “at-a-glance” view of the entire debit payment network, the G4 user interface will enable users to easily utilize the new system’s full capabilities including; real-time system-wide monitoring, automated job/task scheduling, and advanced “drill-down” card maintenance and transaction research and reporting.

Immediate and recognizable benefits to both the bank and its customers will include streamlined operational efficiency as well as enhanced card management and fraud detection and prevention capabilities.

To learn more, Register now at CSFi.com and enable full access to our web resources. Once registered, users have full access to brochures, videos and additional information fully describing the features and benefits of EZswitch®, G4, Sentinel™, FraudBlock™, EMV support, Virtualization, and our entire suite of products, services and solutions.

By : Sales & Marketing /May 24, 2017 /EZswitch, News /0 Comment Read More