Security Is Paramount At Checkbook
Posted by Checkbook on Jun 05, 2020
In a world where fraud and identity theft continue to become more and more prevalent, steps must be taken in order to keep your financial information and transactions secure. Here at Checkbook we pride ourselves on our top of the line fraud detection and security.
How Secure is Checkbook?
Our infrastructure was built from the ground up with intense security checks. Our security uses data encryption to keep data secure at all times throughout the transaction process, providing a secure buyer experience while minimizing risk and reducing costs for your business.
Our founder helped define security standards at Visa and brought this knowledge to the development of Checkbook’s security standards. Checkbook has fraud detection at even the every level of a transaction designed to protect both businesses and consumers.
How Can You Protect My Data?
Unlike Paper Checks and eChecks that expose the Sender's Account Information to the Recipient, Digital Checks are the only tool in the payment process that hide such sensitive information.
Checkbook has created a two-step process for identity verification upon sign up (bank verification and phone verification) in order to confirm that the account holder is, in fact, the person he or she claims to be and to thoroughly follow all KYC guidelines.
In addition to this, an existing account holder can only access their Checkbook account using Multi-Factor Authentication in order to keep away those pesky fraudsters.
We offer an approval system that we call a “Lockbox.” When a Digital Check, that has been created, is sent to Lockbox, it sits there unpaid and waits for approval. Going back and taking a second look at the Checks in Lockbox helps double check details and ensures that payments for the right amounts are made to the right people.
How Can You Verify My Bank Information Without Storing it?
Good question! Checkbook partners with the ultra secure and reputable companies like Plaid, for bank account verification infrastructure. Checkbook passes your sensitive information to the intermediary for you to confirm your bank account, without ever storing your secure information.
Best of all, our best in class customer service team is always here to help you and answer all of your questions. Having mitigated fraud by 99% for its clients, Checkbook is secure as it gets; and that’s the bottom line!
Job Security In The Future
Have you ever worried about the relevance of your job? Well, you are not the only one! Most Americans have a love-hate relationship with automation and its consequences and its repercussions on blue collar jobs.
Checkbook Integrates With Sage Intacct
Sage Intacct pushes payment information for transactions logged within the system to Checkbook.io and then pulls payment status in real time from Checkbook.io to update and reconcile that on its system.
Castifi Leverages Checkbook to Solve Instant Payments for Thousands in the Film Industry
“Many of the cast and crew members that we work with can’t wait 2-3 weeks to get paid, which is currently the industry norm. Our users regularly tell us about the difficulties of managing everyday expenses and uncertainty around when they will get paid. Finding a solution like Checkbook.io has allowed our users to get paid within 1-2 business days which is a game changer for our core business,” says Castifi’s CEO Rum Sheikhani.