McBride Financial Services is a virtual organization at the University that provides mortgage services for its members. The company’s goal is to be a “pre-eminent provider of low cost mortgage services using state-of-the-art technology in the five state areas of Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota.” McBride provides services for three primary groups of mortgage seekers: professionals purchasing a primary or secondary residence, retirees purchasing a primary or secondary residence, and families and/or individuals purchasing recreational properties.
Since McBride is a mortgage company that deals with customers’ financial information, they must adhere to certain rules and regulations. For example, the SOX act must be followed in order to protect customers’ financial information and data. Therefore, it is necessary to implement proper security measures to protect the customer databases that contain their valuable information.
It is McBride’s goal to satisfy customer financial needs in a secure manner and in helping them succeed in obtaining mortgage financing. Protecting customers and their information is a top priority and one that is taken very seriously. The company is committed to providing superior online services that are safe and will continue to enhance their systems and processes as online services evolve.
This policy applies to any use of online applications provided by McBride Financial Services, independent of where they are hosted. The company security procedures are clearly spelled out on its web site. This policy also outlines the company’s commitment to protecting customer information and privacy. The privacy policies are the same whether a customer is online or not and extra measures are in place to protect privacy when online. This protection comes in the form of a layered security approach with industry-leading solutions. As part of this effort, McBride has chosen to remove all sensitive customer...