PADUCAH, Ky., Nov. 10, 2014 — Compliance remains a constant concern for today’s financial industry, and many institutions continue to struggle with adhering to new regulations as they are mandated. Aiming to lessen the burden of staying on top of the latest regulatory announcements, Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end financial technology solutions, has introduced SmartRisk NOW®, a robust online resource providing the latest compliance and risk information to the financial industry.

Offered as a free service through Facebook and powered by CSI Regulatory Compliance, SmartRisk NOW provides compliance professionals with an easy-to-access, robust educational resource that delivers the latest regulatory information and industry commentary. The page aggregates news from industry-leading publications and provides original thought leadership pieces from CSI’s team of regulatory experts, as well as a compliance calendar, white papers and other compliance-focused resources.

“To ensure our customers are not only aware of today’s regulatory trends, but also upcoming regulations affecting their institutions, we aimed to create a user-friendly, online portal that cut out the need for them to research compliance for hours on end,” said Paul Koziarz, president and general manager for CSI Regulatory Compliance. “In that regard, SmartRisk NOW is a value-added resource, offering institutions insight and tools to best prepare themselves for increased scrutiny from regulators and examiners.”

Designed as a one-stop shop for staying up-to-date on the latest risk and compliance issues, SmartRisk NOW provides institutions with:

  • Breaking compliance news
  • A weekly post summarizing major industry happenings from the previous week
  • Access to blogs, white papers, webinars and polls on recent compliance topics
  • Easy-to-understand alerts when new guidance is released
  • A compliance calendar with important regulatory dates and information

Through the SmartRisk NOW page, users can stay abreast of the latest compliance mandates and examiner guidelines issued by such agencies as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC). And although users are not required to sign up with Facebook to access SmartRisk NOW, Facebook members can have content pushed directly to their computer, mobile phone, tablet or other devices to stay on top of the latest news anytime, anywhere.

“As the financial industry continues to see new regulations introduced and increased pressure from today’s regulators, financial institutions must stay on top of the latest changes and announcements in order to maintain on-going success,” Koziarz said. “By leveraging the thought leadership and tools provided conveniently through SmartRisk NOW, banking professionals can make more strategic business decisions and avoid costly penalties from regulators.”

About Computer Services, Inc. 
Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) delivers core processing, managed services, mobile and Internet solutions, payments processing, print and electronic distribution, and regulatory compliance solutions to financial institutions and corporate customers across the nation. Exceptional service, dynamic solutions and superior results are the foundation of CSI’s reputation and have resulted in the company’s inclusion in such top industry-wide rankings as the FinTech 100, Talkin’ Cloud 100 and MSPmentor Top 501 Global Managed Service Providers List. CSI’s stock is traded on OTCQX under the symbol CSVI. For more information about CSI, visit