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Atiba provides Network Security and Disaster Recovery services.  Buzz Atiba if you have an IT security incident or would like to discuss ways to protect your network and data. See the 3 ways you can “Buzz Atiba” below.

Current Trend:  We continue to witness local companies falling prey to the “Wire Transfer” fraud scheme. 

Please be aware the FBI, Financial Services Information Sharing & Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and U.S. Secret Service have issued an important fraud alert. Originally reported this past summer, U.S. Businesses continue to fall victim to an increasingly common scheme.  This scheme is a type of payment fraud, using legitimate business e-mail accounts for the purpose of conducting unauthorized wire transfers.  If you have been contacted to conduct a wire transfer, extra measures are advisable to insure this is a legitimate and authorized request.
How to Mitigate Your Risk

The FBI encourages incorporating the following measures to protect your company:

  • Verify any change in payment instructions to vendors or suppliers by calling or verbally confirming the request (do not verify validity via email).
  • Maintain a file (preferably in a non-electronic format) of vendor/supplier contact information and authorized contacts.
  • Limit the number of employees who have authority to approve wire transfers.
  • View the complete risk mitigation list here.

There are more details on this potential risk and what to do if you are impacted in the official FBI warning alert.

If you are directly impacted or experience any security or service issues, please feel free to call us at 615.353.1921615.353.1921, extension 1.

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