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Support During COVID-19 Virus Pandemic

May 6, 2020
Dear Valued Customer,

Considering the ongoing COVID-19 virus pandemic, CSF International (CSFi) wishes to communicate to you that we are conducting our business as usual and you will not experience any degradation in customer support services. All CSFi staff members are being socially responsible and adhering to government-imposed precautions to limit the spread of this virus and to avoid placing undue strain on our country’s health … Read More ►

CSFi High Availability Solutions

May 5, 2020 CSFi High Availability Solutions
CSFi High Availability and Disaster Recovery Solutions (HADR)

Operating in today’s
round the clock global economy, means mission critical applications cannot
afford to be off-line for even a small period of time. Natural disasters and
increasing requirements for 24/7 operations means the need for high
availability solutions is greater than ever before.

CSFi’s high
availability support solutions offer a variety of proprietary in-house options
for increasing system efficiency and reducing downtime…because, stable … Read More ►

Illinois Banks Deploy EZswitch G4 4.0

April 27, 2020 Illinois Banks Deploy EZswitch G4 4.0

Newman, IL: Longview
Capital Corporation is a closely held multibank holding company
dedicated to serving rural areas of central Illinois and West Central
Indiana.  For over a decade, Longview Capital has relied upon CSFi to provide the most advanced
technology available to support the connection between their Precision core
banking systems and EFT networks.

The virtual implementation of their EMV compliant
upgrade from EZswitch® Plus to EZswitch® G4  benefits both the cardholder … Read More ►

Counterfeit Control Mandate

April 18, 2020 Counterfeit Control Mandate
The ECB Lays Down the Law

To protect the integrity of EURO banknotes, the European Central Bank (ECB) has issued mandates describing currency management protocols.

The ECB measures are deemed necessary
to protect Euro banknotes against counterfeiting and require ATM operators
within the Euro area to withdraw from circulation all Euro banknotes known or
suspected to be counterfeit.

ECB Article 6 Terms of Reference provides details of different note categories, how
each … Read More ►

Discontinued Support for IE in Future G4 Web Apps

April 9, 2020 Discontinued Support for IE in Future G4 Web Apps
Since many of our customers rely upon Microsoft products in their data centers, CSFi has continued to provide support for Microsoft’s legacy web browser, Internet Explorer. Now that Windows 7 is no longer supported the new Microsoft Edge browser has become the standard browser available for Windows, version 8 and onward. As a result of this change, CSFi intends to discontinue support for IE with … Read More ►

New Data Encryption Solutions for 2020

March 24, 2020 New Data Encryption Solutions for 2020
CSFi data encryption solutions are designed from the ground up to provide top-rated data security and encryption standards in a fully integrated and easy to implement form. Whether operating thousands or only a few ATMs, the secure transmission of transaction data is essential. Looming regional and global mandates require deployment of the most secure communications protocols available. Anything less will no longer be an option. Profitability and sustainability of transaction processing environments are dependent on successful implementation of mandated encryption protocols. Read More ►

G4 1.4 Update

March 23, 2020 G4 1.4 Update

Keep your G4 payment processing platform optimized with latest updates from CSFi. With Version 1.4 just released and V 1.5 just around the corner it pays to stay abreast of the latest developments. Read More ►

Contactless Limits

March 22, 2020 Contactless Limits

Globally established as a safe, highly secure and popular payment method, more and more merchant payment terminals include a contactless payment symbol indicating that NFC payments can be made at the terminal.  

Contactless or Near Field Communication (NFC) payment methods include bank issued debit/credit contactless cards, key fobs, mobile devices (using Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay, Fitbit Pay, etc.) or any financial institution’s mobile application … Read More ►

Middle East Banks Deploy SWITCHWARE SSL/TLS Encryption

March 3, 2020 Middle East Banks Deploy SWITCHWARE SSL/TLS Encryption
Boubyan Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank are now live with SWITCHWARE® SSL/TLS Encryption for their networks of NCR ANDC-driven ATMs. As the only SSL/TLS solution fully integrated with SWITCHWARE, both Banks now rely upon CSFi’s SSL/TLS solution for end to end encryption between SWITCHWARE and all connected devices. CSFi strongly recommends that customers make the move to TLS 1.2 as soon as possible.

Encrypting … Read More ►

Predictive Alerting Feature

February 26, 2020 Predictive Alerting Feature

Designed to streamline the management and monitoring of card initiated transactions, MEMA (Modified Exponential Moving Average) is CSFi’s proprietary tool allowing users to set and track threshold values on void code occurrences.

Preinstalled in every version of SWITCHWARE®  powerful MEMA functionalities enhance the cardholder experience by ensuring financial institutions are aware of potential problems before they receive a customer call. Alerts can be sent to designated … Read More ►

CSFi Newsletter, Issue 21

February 13, 2020 CSFi Newsletter, Issue 21

2020 CSFi Newsletter, Issue 21

Featured Story: CSFi Celebrates 40th Anniversary.

Highlights: MEMA: Predictive Alerting, SSL/TLS Encryption, Contactless Card Limits, Counterfeit Euro Control Mandate, G4 1.4 Update

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Boubyan Bank is Live with G4 Web Applications

November 4, 2019 Boubyan Bank is Live with G4 Web Applications

In order to streamline operations and simplify monitoring and management of today’s and tomorrow’s payments technologies, Boubyan Bank is live with G4 Web-based applications as the new front end interface for their existing SWITCHWARE® payment authorization and transaction switching system.

Since its inception in 2004, Boubyan Bank has been recognized for its customer service excellence, rapid growth and cutting-edge digital banking facilities. Since 2011 the bank … Read More ►

Know Your Options: Customized Note Dispensing at the ATM

October 31, 2019 Know Your Options: Customized Note Dispensing at the ATM

Bank Customer expectations have never been higher. Around the world, more cash is in circulation than ever before and remains a primary method of payment in most countries.

Ever Visit the ATM and Been Frustrated it Dispenses Nothing but Twenties?

Convenient access to cash in customer preferred denominations is made possible by… Read More ►

Border State Bank is Live with EZswitch G4 and Star EFT

October 25, 2019 Border State Bank is Live with EZswitch G4 and Star EFT

Greenbush, MN: Dedicated to employing the most advanced technology available to provide the best customer experience possible, Border State Bank has upgraded from EZswitch® 2012 to EZswitch® G4. The new online interface connecting the bank’s Fiserv Precision core banking system to the Star EFT network enables implementation of a host of new EZswitch features proven to lower costs, boost revenues, and improve operational efficiency.

Established in … Read More ►

GBTI is Live with G4 Web-based Applications

October 16, 2019 GBTI is Live with G4 Web-based Applications

Georgetown, Guyana: Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Ltd. (GBTI) has a rich and successful history of over 170 years that began with the establishment of the first commercial bank in British Guiana. In keeping with their mission to provide efficient and quality services to both depositors and entrepreneurs through the harnessing of state-of-the-art technology, GBTI has installed and implemented G4 Web-based Applications as the … Read More ►


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