Cyber Technology Task Force Begins Work; TLTA Member Featured in ALTA Phishing Article

By TLTA Staff
Aug. 9, 2017


On Thursday, Aug. 3, the new TLTA Cyber Technology Task Force held their first conference call. Chaired by David Tandy, this task force was created because of the need to work together as an industry to provide better communication and promote best practices regarding cyber security. The California and New York land title associations have similar groups, and the TLTA task force will collaborate with them at times. TLTA will keep you informed on the task force's actions as they develop.

In addition, TLTA member and ALTA board member Jack Rattikin III was recently featured in a recent ALTA article on preventing phishing and wire fraud. "I make it clear in every staff meeting and in front of our closing that wire fraud is our number one concern," Rattikin said in the article. "It's not just closing deals and searching titles anymore. There's a lot of risk that we have to think about every day. This is what keeps me up at night. A large wire that ends up in Russia or China could put us out of business."
 
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Note: TLTA will hold Emerging Technologies, Cyber Crime Prevention, Scams and Schemes, a pre-Institute cyber fraud program, on Wednesday, Dec. 6, the day before the Texas Land Title Institute. Registration and more information is coming soon. Save the date for this important program!