Also: Bank of Marin opens Santa Rosa branch; Summit offers mobile deposit app
Clairmail, Inc., a mobile banking and payment solutions company, has taken its security levels up a notch with RSA Secured Partner Program.
The adaptive authentication from RSA gives Clairmail's financial institution customers the option of securing their mobile web deployments with the same risk-based authentication platform currently used by over 8,000 organizations in the healthcare, financial services, government, insurance, automotive, real estate, manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries.
Security is the biggest factor in the implementation to the adoption of mobile banking.
"Clairmail has always been diligent in mobile security. From being the first to deliver secure consumer interactions via SMS, to multi-factored verification of identity in alerts, FI consumer security and privacy has been our cardinal concern," said Gordon Simpson, chief technology officer at Clairmail. "This technology partnership with RSA allows banks and their customers to benefit from exceptional security while accessing private account information through the Clairmail's Smartphone application and mobile web solution."
Clairmail is a provider of mobile solutions for banking, payment and card services. It provides a technology platform designed to help financial institutions realize the strategic potential of mobile banking, driving new levels of customer trust and loyalty, facilitating cross-sell opportunities and enabling near term, measurable cost savings.
Bank of Marin Bancorp has officially opened its Santa Rosa branch office at 50 Santa Rosa Ave. The bank had been operating a loan production office at this location since October and is now open to the public for all banking business, including ATM services.
The bank now has four offices in Sonoma County in addition to 13 offices in Marin, Napa and San Francisco counties.
“We are very pleased with the positive response we’ve had so far from the Santa Rosa community,” said Dave Brown, senior vice president, commercial banking manager. “We look forward to providing the full range of Bank of Marin’s services to our commercial and personal banking customers in Santa Rosa.”
Bank of Marin Bancorp's assets currently exceed $1.3 billion.
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Exchange Bank hired Robyn Hettrich as senior human resources business partner.
Ms. Hettrich has more than 17 years of human resources management experience across a number of industries. She specializes in employee relations, HR compliance, and payroll and benefit management.
Her work in professional organizations includes co-founding the HR Non- Profit Forum in San Francisco and serving as an active member of Society for Human Resource Management and Northern California Human Resources Association.
She is a graduate of Sonoma State University where she received a bachelor of science degree in business administration. She completed postgraduate studies in human resources and received her certification in human resources management from San Francisco State University.
***Summit State Bank in Santa Rosa is now offering technology that allows customers to make deposits from anywhere and anytime with new mobile options. Checks can be deposited from most smartphones and desktop scanners.