Industry & Technology news compliments of Marianne Mathieu
Title Insurance Industry & Technology News 4/19
Compliments of Marianne Mathieu
Industry News
Real Property & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending March 31 & April 7, 2017
JD Supra - Read real property and title insurance updates from the weeks ending March 31 and April 7.
State of Colorado Proposes Financial Services Cybersecurity Requirements
JD Supra - Following in the footsteps of the State of New York, the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies has proposed amendments to the Colorado Securities Act to require investment advisers and broker-dealers to implement new cybersecurity requirements to ensure security of the information in their possession. 
CFPB issues annual complaint report
JD Supra - The CFPB has issued its  annual Consumer Response Report that provides an analysis of the approximately 291,400 complaints handled by the CFPB between January 1 and December 31, 2016.   
Technology News
First Steps Under New York’s Cyber Rules: Risk Assessment, Policies, Procedures
  Insurance Journal The Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies (cyber rules) promulgated by the New York Department of Financial Services went into effect on March 1. 

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Sweden’s blockchain-powered land registry is inching towards reality
  Quartz Media - Keeping track of who owns what pieces of land is still a low-tech affair, involving mountains of hand-signed documents, envelopes, and couriers. That is, if a country is lucky enough to have a functioning land registry—the  World Bank estimates that 70% of the world’s population lacks access to land titling. 
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Here's an entirely new way to hijack a bank
  HousingWire The number of ways to rob a bank is apparently limited only by the imagination of hackers, which is to say, nearly infinite.

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And did you know?
How to Write Emails From Your Readers' Point of View - We all love email! No, we don’t. We hate it. We hate getting it. But we  love to give it. And if we’re going to give it, let’s learn how to give it right. Because thoughtless email can make a bad impression, and even leave your recipients with more work, just to get to the email in the first place. 
Utah’s First Federal Surveyor Fled the Territory Fearing for His Life
C-Net - When David H. Burr, the first Surveyor General of Utah Territory, showed up in Salt Lake City in July 1855, Brigham Young, then territorial governor, was almost certain he was a spy for the federal government.
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Marianne Mathieu, NTP
Vice President/National Agency Accounts
Fidelity National Title Group