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Small Business Security

Tools and Tips to Keep Small Businesses Secure

 
  • 61% of businesses were targets of attempted or actual payments fraud last year.1
  • The average loss per incident of fraud is more than $20,000.2
  • 87% of fraud-impacted companies said checks were targeted.3
  • After employee embezzlement, the next highest source of fraud comes from forged checks.4
 
Many small businesses do not have sufficient protections in place, making them frequent targets of fraud. The average monetary loss from fraud can be difficult for a small business to absorb. 

Help your business account holders safeguard their assets.

We’ve prepared tools to help you educate your business account holders about the impact of fraud and the importance of check security. Please share this information with your branch staff and account holders. We will continue to update our toolbox with additional resources, so be sure to check back with us.
 
Harland Clarke’s Fully Managed Business Solutions (FMBS) program helps financial institutions acquire and retain business orders. The FMBS program is designed to provide business products at a market-competitive retail price and marketing programs to help grow and optimize business checking programs.
 
Click here for more information on our Fully Managed Business Solutions program.
  1. “Reality Checks – A Modern Day Payment Fraud Review,” National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurers Annual Conference, August 14, 2012. 
  2. Association for Financial Professionals 2013 AFP Payments Fraud and Control, Report of Survey Results
  3. Ibid. 
  4. “Reality Checks – A Modern Day Payment Fraud Review,” National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurers Annual Conference, August 14, 2012.