Mascoma Bank Selects SWITCHWARE G4 & FraudBlock

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Lebanon, NH: For nearly 120 years Mascoma Bank has exceeded the expectations of the customers, community and employees it serves. CSFi has been chosen to continue a long tradition of profitably providing an array of financial products and services to meet the changing needs of consumer and business customers.

By the end of 1899, Mascoma Bank assets totaled less than $27,000. Now, with over $1.7 Billion in assets and 25 offices, the interstate commercial bank has chosen CSFi’s  SWITCHWARE® G4,  FraudBlock™ and POS and mPOS systems to continue their proud tradition and provide card management, ATM and ITM driving, and future merchant acquiring services to retail customers and local businesses.

Mascoma is a modern bank. Learn more about their history, vision, and commitments including online banking, mobile banking, e-wallet, innovative ATM/ITM services, and other bank offerings by clicking here:


Designed to streamline operations and simplify the monitoring and management of both today’s and tomorrow’s emerging payments technologies, the bank will rely upon SWITCHWARE G4 for the routing of all acquired transactions, ATM monitoring, and maximum system availability. Providing support for multi-vendor ATM fleets around the world, SWITCHWARE drives thousands of ATMs in over 20 countries.

SWITCHWARE support functions provide “end-to-end” EMV solutions for smart card issuance and acquiring and enable conformance to current and future EMV standards for processing smart card transactions including:

  • Offline PIN verification
  • Application cryptograms (ARQC/ARPC validation)
  • Card risk management (offline risk parameters and authorization controls)
  • Card security code (CSC, CVV, CVV2), Chip card security Code (iCVV or Chip CVC)
  • Card verification results (CVR) support
  • Cardholder Verification Methods (offline, fallback, online, signature, no CVM)
  • All chip cards (ICC, contact or contactless, dual interface)
  • Combined DDA & Application (CDA) cryptogram support
  • Issuer Scripting & Issuer Action Codes (IACs)
  • Message Authentication Code (MAC) support


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 Mascoma Bank 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 tailoring functionalities to meet current and future business requirements of the bank and its customers.

The ability to accommodate the latest innovations in profit maximizing technology is more important than ever. The flexibility and scalability of SWITCHWARE G4 is unsurpassed. Learn more about incorporating the transaction processing power, scalability and functionalities of SWITCHWARE with G4 Web-based Apps in your unique ATM operating environment. Contact Sales to arrange for a personal appointment.

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By : Sales and Marketing /January 18, 2019 /Announcements, FraudBlock, News, SWITCHWARE /0 Comment

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