Know your (Apple Pay) customer

first_imgNew payments technology doesn’t remove the need to take ‘traditional’ security step.by: Lisa HochgrafI’ve helped CUES publish a fair bit of information about how Apple Pay will be a key tool in credit unions’ security arsenals going forward. (In particular, the post “Apple Pay and EMV Security” comes to mind.)So imagine my dismay when my boss sent me a link to a blog post entitled, “Turns out Apple Pay Can’t Solve Credit Card Fraud.” The post author says the hardcore Apple Pay security technology works well–but can’t overcome issues with cards themselves.“According to Drop Labs,” the post details, “people are buying credit card numbers online, then loading those same numbers into Apple Pay, in essence making themselves a handy fake credit card, without going to the trouble of making a physical fake.” continue reading » 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Local fire companies receive Indiana DNR grants

first_img$4,496 Wildland Radios White River-Hazelton VFD Safety Batesville Community Fire Assoc. Brown $4,982 Perry Bridgeton Fire Department Clinton $2,594 Allen $4,828 Franklin Washington $4,895 LaGrange Floyd Jennings $5,000 Laporte Morgan Celestine VFD Francesville VFD St. Meinrad Fire Department $4,207 Equipment $3,571 Eagle Fire Company Pike Clark Sullivan $4,998 Hancock $4,990 Training Porter Fire Department $4,700 Water handling Porter Safety Bryant VFD Inc Southwest Central Fire Territory Monroe Twp. Decatur Twp Fire Department Radios Marion Radios Madison Twp.-Hoagland VFD Posey Twp. Fire Department Spencer Allen Safety Georgetown Twp. Fire District Dubois $5,000 Water handling $5,000 Gibson Twp.-Little York VFD Perry-Clear Creek Fire Protection District Jackson Rome VFD Water handling Pulaski Safety Roann VFD Wildland Stilesville Volunteer Fire & Rescue $5,000 $4,975 $5,000 Safety Center Fire Department Porter St. Joseph $5,000 $2,499 $4,500 Decatur Safety Greene Oakland City Fire Department Spencer Hanover Twp. VFD $4,150 Richland-Taylor Twp. VFD Safety Vernon Twp. Fire Department Hamilton Twp. VFD Perry Pulaski Safety $5,000 $5,000 Parke Southern Brown VFD Jeff-Craig Fire & Rescue Safety Switzerland Safety Morgan Twp. VFD Safety Radios Indianapolis, In. — Rural and volunteer fire departments from 40 counties have been awarded more than $284,000 in DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance grants.The grants, announced by DNR director Cameron Clark, are administered by the DNR Division of Forestry and made available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.The awarded grants ranged from $1,225 to $5,000 and were given to 64 departments.Grants may be used for training, installation of dry hydrants, or to purchase necessary firefighting equipment and gear to combat wildland fires.DNR Forestry staff reviewed grant applications and selected recipients on the basis of population density, acres of public wildlands protected, and wildland fire reporting to DNR Fire Control Headquarters.Fire departments interested in applying for VFA grants should contact Mark Huter, acting program coordinator, DNR Fire Control Headquarters, 6220 Forest Road, Martinsville, IN, 46151, or call 765-342-4701.Fire departments receiving grants in 2018, the amount of the grant, county and the project category are: Kouts VFD LaCrosse VFD Radios Madison Twp. VFD $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 Liberty VFD Wildland Newton Water handling Safety Safety $3,918 Vincennes Twp. Fire District Safety $4,878 Dubois $5,000 Wildland Morgan $5,000 Randolph Santa Claus VFD $5,000 Safety Elnora Elmore VFD Wildland $1,225 Lowell VFD Daviess $5,000 $5,000 Water handling Clark $5,000 $3,010 Wildland $4,620 Radios Rush Water handling Jay Monroe LaPorte $4,372 $5,000 One Green Twp. VFD Mt. Etna VFD Parke $4,650 Water handling Wildland Porter Charlestown VFD Ripley Lynn Fire Department Randolph Radios Safety $5,000 Gibson $5,000 Jefferson LaGrange VFD Radios Laporte Safety Owen Twp. VFD Safety Washington Twp. Gregg Twp. Fire Department Safety $5,000 $5,000 Safety Safety $5,000 Gibson $1,750 Cass-Clinton VFD $5,000 Water handling Safety Morgan $1,231 $1,955 Morocco VFD $1,985 Safety Wildland Pike Knox J.U.G.A. VFD Wabash Lake $5,000 $5,000 Monterey & Tippecanoe VFD Water handling $5,000 $4,945 $5,000 Greensburg Fire Department Safety Dubois $5,000 Hendricks Monroe Wildland St. Joseph $5,000 Safety Huntington Carlisle VFD Safety Jefferson Twp., Pike County, VFD Safety Wildland Safety Petersburg VFD $4,995 $5,000 Ellettsville Fire Department $5,000 Safety Water handling Safety $4,620 A&A Twp. VFD Jennings Northern Monroe Fire Territory Campbell Twp. VFD Safety Cannelton VFD Monroe Wildland $5,000 Dubois VFD Noble Twp. VFD White River Twp. Fire Department Rossville VFD Safety Jackson $4,989 Greene $2,368 Schnellville Firefighting Corporation Woodburn Fire Department Dubois $3,575 Safetylast_img read more

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