How Cash-in-Transit Companies are attacked and how to stop it from happening

Feerica Articles, CIT Protection

Cash-in-Transit heists are organized criminal operations, executed with military-style planning and precision. Over the past 30 years there have been many different types of attacks on CIT service providers around the world. In some cases, these attacks lead to severe violence which not only puts the CIT crew and public bystanders’ lives at risk but also leads to substantial collateral damage.  The ProblemDue to the growing volumes of cash required in today’s cash supply chain, it makes CIT operators attractive targets for criminals. It is therefore imperative that CIT service providers are prepared for this ongoing risk. Most CIT companies use armoured vehicles with intelligent exit & entry doors in conjunction with drop safes and cubicles inside these vehicles where the cash is kept. Some CIT operators in certain countries are permitted by governing law to use firearms for protection but this often results in aggravating the problem as it increases the level of intensity of attacks from criminals who are also heavily armed. These criminal syndicates generally work in large teams and occasionally recruit corrupt CIT staff as part of their organization to assist them with large heists.  The Solution There are many different types of cash movements and country …

How ATM’s are attacked and how to stop it from happening

Feerica Articles, ATM Protection

These are the statistics and the harsh reality of the situation today. At Feerica, we believe we have the solutions to assist in stopping this global problem. We produce high-tech Intelligent Banknote Neutralization Systems (IBNS) for Commercial Banks, IADs, ATM’s and the Cash-In-Transit (CIT) business sector. Since 1982 our approach to the cash protection industry is one of providing solutions to problems. The ProblemThe increasing number of ATM equipment, its geographic spread and the large amounts of cash stored in each machine constitutes a substantial exposure to risk. They are one of the most attractive targets for violent attacks through several methods and techniques which include both physical and logical attacks.  Physical attacks include the use of gas and solid explosives, drilling, grinding and ram-raids on cash point machines to gain access to the cash contents. Physical attacks have increased in popularity and have evolved over time as the tools needed are easy to come by and are typically performed in regions where there is a low police presence or quick access to escape routes. These type of attacks have been known to happen shortly after ATM’s are serviced or replenished over month-end periods. Criminals often work in collusion with internal …

Feerica at MONEX Europe, Warsaw

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The 10 KEY BUSINESS, OPERATIONAL AND SECURITY BENEFITS of Feerica’s SMARTSTAIN solution platform providing customers lower cost of operations, increased ease of operation and a higher level of security: A solution design minimizing operational errors and increasing ease of operations Proven reduction of ‘False Positives’ towards ZERO Providing optimal flexibility to support any modus operandum and/or required security levels, just by remote software configuration Providing adequate and effective cash degradation protection for ATM attacks such as gas and solid explosion, ram-raids, torching, grinding, black-box and other attacks Effective reduction in the number of attacks, no impact on the operational use Providing Realtime/Online system monitoring, traceability as well as systems management functions through a fully configurable, multi-language, multi-tenant but easy and intuitive web portal interface Providing stolen cash and/or ATM cassette traceability capabilities Easy deployment and centralized management of all ATM cassette assets Providing products for all ATM brands and ATM models with cash out, cash in and/or cash recycling capabilities Having extremely low maintenance costs by design with extended product warranty and support up till 8 years of error free operation, eliminating unforeseen operational costs Please visit us at the Monex Europe event at the Hilton hotel in Warsaw, booth #6 to know more about our IBNS solutions.

ATMIA Kuala Lumpur 2019

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Come visit us at ATMIA Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur – Booth #2, and know more about our products Smartstain, Smartbox and Meta. Together we can discuss better solutions for your business.

ATEFI BUENOS AIRES

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ATEFI (Asociación Latinoamericana de Redes de Transferencia Electrónica de Fondos e Información) invited Feerica to participate in the second edition of the ATEFI Seguridad en Medios Electrónicos de Pago (ASMP2019), which took place from 23 to 25 October 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.In this international event, we discussed topics related to security, logic and cybernetics in electronic payment channels and new technologies associated with payment methods.The event included leading environmental professionals and members of the police, forces and international security agencies. It was a great pleasure for Feerica to participate again in such an extraordinary event. Thank you all for all the support.

ATMIA ROME 2019

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Thank you Rome and thanks to all ATMIA organization for this important event.There were interesting discussions and presentations and It was a great pleasure to introduce our products.It has been an unique opportunity also to see a live exhibition from many producers.  See you next time!

EAST LONDON 2019

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An EAST FCS ATM Physical Attacks Seminar was held on 9th October 2019 in London, co-located with RBRs ATM & Cyber Security 2019 Conference. It was a very productive meeting  as we had the opportunity to present a case study with one of our costumers from Uruguay, showing how Smartstain IBNS system was adopted in this market and how successfully it operates, increasing security at all levels of operations. We had the opportunity to be in contact with multiple costumers and listen to some of their concerns about the emerging security needs  and the industry path. Feerica would like to thank the whole team of EAST and everyone who took their time to get to know more about our solutions.   It’s always a pleasure to learn more about the industry while sharing our own experience.

RBR LONDON 2019

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Thanks to everyone who visited us and to everyone who made #RBRLondon 2019 a high point for sharing experiences and professional security solutions…

RBR LONDON 2019

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Muito obrigado a todos os que tiveram a oportunidade de nos visitar e claro, a toda a equipa da organização da RBR que como sempre, fez com que o evento fosse um enorme sucesso e que proporcionou a partilha de experiências e soluções de segurança profissionais.

Auchan Race 2019

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As usual, Feerica is very proud to support and attend the 7th Edition of the Auchan Race. The race will take place on the 14th of September at the Estoril racecourse. We propose a 10 km race challenge or a 5 km walk. There will also take place activities such as the Bike Night Race, Auchan duathlon, skating races and Streek Basket, are also available. The Auchan Race aims to raise funds for the Pão de Açúcar-Auchan Foundation, a foundation created by company employees and focused on social action and responsibility. The organization aims to develop a spirit of cooperation, mutual help and solidarity, guiding its action on values such as solidarity, ethics, transparency, trust and sustainability. We count on you! More info here: https://www.corridaauchan.pt/site/