Thursday, February 2, 2023

News

Email issues plague OBA; does your bank use Proofpoint?

The OBA is currently experiencing issues with email to banks – and any other businesses – that use Proofpoint to identify spam email sources. At some point earlier this week, Proofpoint mislabeled the OBA’s IP address as being a spam risk and is blocking email to and from any of the OBA’s email addresses. If your bank or business uses …

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New Report Finds Increase in DDOS Attacks Targeting the Financial Services Industry

The continual change of DDoS demonstrates how this is far from over. “Working with our sector’s critical providers like Akamai, who have first-hand knowledge of how DDoS is affecting the financial sector, enables us to arm our members with the understanding and guidance they need to better protect their firms and customers,” said Teresa Walsh, Global Head of Intelligence at …

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Week of Jan. 30

In This Issue… ABA survey finds cybersecurity top risk priority for community banks OBA Bankers’ Night Out programs ready for spring Review your bank’s information for OBA directory – deadline this week! OBA education corner … ABA survey finds cybersecurity top risk priority for community banks Cybersecurity will be the top risk priority for most community banks over the next …

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Participate in our director compensation survey

The OBA is partnering with Blanchard Consulting Group for the 2023 Director CompensationSurvey, which is currently open for participation! This survey only includes financial institutions and focuses on director compensation for 2022, including meeting fees, committee fees, retainers, equity, benefits and total director compensation.  The survey also includes an assessment of chairperson fees and has ten director compensation trends questions.  Data …

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Week of Jan. 23

In This Issue… ABA, ICBA: CFPB wants small bank input on credit card fee rules Participate in our director compensation survey Bankers at state capitol: Register for OBA’s 2023 Contact Banker Program OBA Intern Program ready for 2023 OBA education corner … ABA, ICBA: CFPB wants small bank input on credit card fee rules The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is …

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Federal Housing Finance Agency issues advisory on mortgage servicing rights

The Federal Housing Finance Agency last week released an advisory on the valuation of mortgage servicing rights for managing counterparty credit risk. The notice is intended to communicate FHFA’s supervisory expectations for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac “to establish and implement risk management policies and procedures for monitoring and valuing seller/servicers’ mortgage servicing rights.” This bulletin only applies to MSRs …

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Week of Jan. 17

In This Issue… Federal Housing Finance Agency issues advisory on mortgage servicing rights Review your bank’s information for OBA directory OBA education corner … Federal Housing Finance Agency issues advisory on mortgage servicing rights The Federal Housing Finance Agency last week released an advisory on the valuation of mortgage servicing rights for managing counterparty credit risk. The notice is intended …

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Review your bank’s information for OBA directory

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The Oklahoma Bankers Association Directory of Banks is again being produced this year by NFR Communications. To best serve you, we want to include the most up-to-date and accurate information about your bank, your branches and your staff. However, we need your help. To ensure we are using the most accurate information, please follow the instructions provided in the letter …

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