• personally identifiable information (PII)

    Personally identifiable information (PII) is any data that could potentially identify a specific individual. PII can be sensitive or non-sensitive....

  • Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

    Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is a bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury. FinCEN was established in 1990 to safe...

  • Suspicious Activity Report (SAR)

    A Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) is a document that financial institutions must file with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) follo...

  • Big 4 (Final 4)

    The Big 4, also known as the Final 4, are the four largest international accounting and professional services firms.

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  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency of the United States (U.S.) federal government that preserves public confidence in the banking system by insuring deposits... (Continued)

  • National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA)

    The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) is a not-for-profit trade association that develops operating rules and business practices for the nationwide network of automated clearing houses (ACHs) and for other areas of electronic payments.

  • electronic discovery (e-discovery or ediscovery)

    Electronic discovery (also called e-discovery or ediscovery) refers to any process in which electronic data is sought, located, secured, and searched with the intent of using it as evidence in a civil or criminal legal case.

  • Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP)

    The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) are rules that specify procedures for civil legal suits within United States federal courts... (Continued)

  • Red Flags Rule (RFR)

    The Red Flags Rule (RFR) is a set of United States federal regulations that require certain businesses and organizations to develop and implement documented plans to protect consumers from identity theft.

  • Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)

    The Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), also known as the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act, is legislation passed by the United States Congress in 1970 that requires U.S. financial institutions to collaborate with the U.S. government in cases of suspected money laundering and fraud.

  • Shared Assessments Program

    In compliance, the Shared Assessments Program provides organizations with a way to obtain a detailed report about a service provider's controls (people, process and procedures) and a procedure for verifying that the information in the report is accurate.

  • remote deposit capture (RDC)

    Remote deposit capture (RDC) is a system that allows a customer to scan checks remotely and transmit the check images to a bank for deposit, usually via an encrypted Internet connection. When the bank receives a check image from the customer, it posts the deposit to the customer's account and makes the funds available based upon the customer's particular availability schedule.

  • eavesdropping

    Eavesdropping is the unauthorized real-time interception of a private communication, such as a phone call, instant message, videoconference or fax transmission.

  • wiretap Trojan

    A wiretap Trojan is a program that surreptitiously records VoIP calls.

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