Title & Settlement Security & Compliance News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2016 ALTA Elite Providers Form Affiliation to Offer Best Practices Compliance Solution PYA, Real Estate Data Shield, and Security Compliance Associates have come together to offer the title and settlement industry a single-source compliance solution, Certification+, to satisfy regulatory and compliance requirements set forth in ALTA Best Practices and Gramm-Leach-Bliley […]

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Security Compliance Associates Announces Newest Strategic Partner For Immediate Release Contact: David Martin Security Compliance Associates 727-269-5212 dmartin@SCAsecurity.com Growth in Title & Settlement Sector for Information Security Services Fuels Fidelity National Title Alliance Clearwater, Florida, September 5th, 2014 – Security Compliance Associates, (SCA), a leading information security provider for financial institutions, healthcare facilities and real […]

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Our industry is facing a myriad of challenges and changes largely resulting from the implosion of the U.S. economy in 2008 and the subsequent legislation enacted to prevent another crisis. Since then, revenue and profitability plummeted throughout the title and settlement industry. While there has been a “recovery,” the real estate industry is by no […]

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In November, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued updated guidance to national banks and federal savings associations for assessing and managing risks associated with third-party relationships. The new guidance specifies that banks are expected to practice effective risk management regardless of whether the bank performs the activity internally or through a […]

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While economic and regulatory uncertainty persists and title premium volume is down significantly from last year, title professionals are encouraged to start looking at themselves as financial services providers and stay relevant now and in the future in a dramatically changing industry. Pat Stone, chief executive officer of Williston Financial Group, offered advice on why […]

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Real Estate Data Shield announced its strategic partnership with Security Compliance Associates (SCA). This will enable Real Estate Data Shield to offer on-site security assessments and ALTA Best Practice Pillar No. 3 certifications. Data security compliance is a top concern for lenders and regulators are holding them strictly responsible for the compliance of their vendors. […]

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