ATM security has been in the news recently, so now is a good time to take stock of the security measures you have in place to protect the machine against fraud and theft, as well as protect customers who are using it. Whether your ATM is located inside or outside your bank, consider these safety measures for added protection.
There has been a significant increase in robberies of community banks in certain geographic locations. Some community banks are resorting to utilizing "controlled access" for customer entry into the bank. This article offers some suggestions on enhancing existing robbery policies and procedures. While you may not always be able to prevent a robbery, you can take steps to help make your bank less of a target and protect employees in the process, particularly when robbers are looking to use more aggressive tactics.
An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a medical device used to treat victims who experience sudden cardiac arrest. It is designed to detect an abnormal heart rhythm and, if needed, send an electric shock to the heart to correct that rhythm.