Robert Hudecek

Robert J. Hudecek is the Senior Technical Product Manager for ProfitStars RemitPlus, providing intuitive and scalable remittance / lockbox item processing software for output to virtually any customer information system. Robert holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Southern Illinois University’s Aviation Management program and has logged over 2,500 flight hours in both general aviation and corporate aircraft. Robert has been a featured presenter at conferences, seminars, and industry meetings for community and tier one financial institutions alike. For 15 years, Robert has been a key resource for banks, credit unions, and commercial entities to enhance their back office item processing capabilities and operations profitability.

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Web Application Cybersecurity: Not Just for Audits Anymore

Posted by Robert Hudecek

Wed, Mar 04, 2020 @ 12:55 PM

With all the news play that security-related incidents receive, it may often feel like we are in a constant state of war against hackers.  This thought is not that far off, as receiving a personal breach notification now seems like a rite of passage into adulthood. Though mitigation through various password complexities, virus and malware protections, and multifactor authorizations are important, they can also lead to a false sense of cybersecurity.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Data Encryption Overview - Is It Secret, Is It Safe?

Posted by Robert Hudecek

Wed, Sep 19, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) cybersecurity requirements for financial services companies went into effect on Septembers 4 of this year. On the surface, it may look like these regulations only pertain to the state of New York – but in reality, they include any party who processes or is otherwise permitted access to Nonpublic Information of New York State origin. Simply put, if your financial institution does work for any New York resident, you may now be subject to this regulation.

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Topics: Credit Unions, Compliance, Cybersecurity, Community Banks, Data and Analytics

Lockbox / Remittance Pro Forma

Posted by Robert Hudecek

Wed, Jan 10, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

Dear V.P. of Electronic Banking:

I need your help. I just received a call from our third largest depositor asking if we can provide a remittance or lockbox OCR solution to process their monthly bills and needs an answer within the week.

V.P. of Deposit Operations

If the above email is the least bit familiar to your organization, you are not alone. The need for operational improvement through software solutions has never been greater. From municipalities, to healthcare, to property management, to non-profit, most market segments who receive recurring payments are looking to provide greater service with existing staff and a trusted source for this solution.

Your answer to the above letter ought to be an enthusiastic, “Yes!” A financial institution can satisfy the depositor and deepen its relationship with a client like this. Also, rather than clients coming to you with a need, you can proactively make the case to likely prospects before they begin looking.

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Topics: Financial Service Industry Research, Payments

Healthcare Law – An Introduction for Financial Institutions

Posted by Robert Hudecek

Wed, Nov 02, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

The healthcare industry, like any profession, is not without its own set of acronyms and laws. In truth, healthcare has often followed the financial sector closely in regards to privacy law and regulations, albeit several years in arrears. With the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, the gap is quickly closing and may bring your institution along for the ride.

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Topics: Financial Service Industry Research

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