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Join Cloudstar at RESPRO 26

Join Cloudstar, Mortgephish, and executives from the country’s leading real estate brokers, home builders, mortgage lenders, and title/settlement service companies for the premier conference on affiliated businesses and strategic alliances in the home buying and financing industry!


RESPRO26 will be March 25-27 at the New Orleans Ritz Carlton.  This conference will be full of the quality “Best Practices” Sessions, Regulatory Workshops, and Idea-Sharing Round-tables that RESPRO® conference attendees have come to expect.  In addition, the networking opportunities with your current and potential partners will be invaluable!

 
 

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Come Join Us at the WFG Executive Round Table


WFG National Title Insurance Company has continually raised the bar each year at their annual Executive Round Table Conference since its beginnings in 2011. Join title and settlement executives from across the country to discuss and resource issues that you face as we enter the new year.

Chris Cury and Roland DuBeau will be exhibiting on behalf of Cloudstar and Mortgagephish (a Cloudstar company). We look forward to seeing many of our customers and industry friends.

The Executive Round Table Conference is being held February 3 – 6 at the hotel Eldorado, Sante Fe, New Mexico.

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Cloudstar Launches Mortgagephish To Protect Homebuyers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MORTGAGE LENDERS PAY TO GET HACKED

What will they do when they’ve got phishing email?

 

Jacksonville, Florida, January 22, 2019 – Cloudstar, a leading provider of technology solutions for the Land Title, Mortgage Banking, and Real Estate industries has just announced a new way to protect home-buyers against what could be their worst nightmare; wire fraud. According to CNBC, scammers are deceiving people out of enormous down payments within days or hours of sitting down at the closing table. Homebuyers are often tricked into wiring funds into fraudulent offshore accounts and these victims often report unrecoverable losses in the six-figures.

With FBI statistics pointing to 2017 losses at over 1 Billion dollars, and 95% of all successful cyber-attacks caused by human error, Cloudstar decided to address this problem head-on though a new product called Mortgagephish.
Real Estate Agents, Title Agents and Lenders purchase Mortgagephish and enroll in simulated targeted hacking. The Mortgagephish system sends custom tailored phishing emails to all parties in the real estate transaction, then monitors the results.

With the advanced reporting offered by Mortgagephish, lenders and agents can quickly identify employees that click on harmless simulated phishing emails and text messages, then quickly target those individuals for online cyber-security training, which the system also provides.

What makes Mortgagephish unique is the quality and content of the email phishing and mock cyber-attacks. Leveraging Cloudstar’s long standing industry knowledge, the emails, text messages, and corresponding online training are custom tailored specifically for the company purchasing the service.

“It’s as real as it gets.”, stated Roland DuBeau when asked how the simulated phishing emails stack up to emails from real cyber criminals. “The difference”, Roland added, “is that we’re the good guys, and we’re here to train those working on the front lines; those in charge of protecting the homebuyer’s hard-earned money.”

The results are clear. Mortgagephish produces trained and aware individuals who are the first line of defense against wire fraud, cyber attacks and ransomware.

For more information, please visit www.MortgagePhish.com to download your free report or call 800-640-4950.

 

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Cloudstar to Present on Cyber Security at 2019 DiCom Software User Conference

DiCom Software, the industry leader in Loan Review, Financial Risk Management, Portfolio Analysis, and CQS Reporting for banks and lenders will be holding their annual conference in Orlando, Florida this February.  Cloudstar CEO Gregory McDonald and Roland DuBeau, SVP of Sales, will be presenting on the cyber security risks facing the industry for 2019 and beyond in a hands on session for financial professionals.

To learn more about DiCom Software please visit their website at http://www.dicomsoftware.com/

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Fidelity National Title Group Maryland Agency + Cloudstar to Present Webinar

Do You Know What Your IT Person Really Does?

It’s Your Business, Do You Really have Control?

Probably that’s a question you just default to your IT person, after all… you’re a title professional.  Operations large and small need to tackle IT.  And, it’s important to have base line knowledge of what your IT person is doing for you… How is your network secured?  What do you do in the event of a security breach?  Is your IT person also advising the staff on best practices when it comes to security?

On this Resource Morning webinar, our main speakers – Greg McDonald and Chris Cury will educate us on things to look out for, questions to ask your IT, and the pitfalls of not staying in touch with your IT.

Join our Fidelity National Title Group Maryland Operations webinar on Friday November 16th 2018 at 9:30am Eastern. Register HERE

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Roland DuBeau Joins Cloudstar as SVP of Sales

JACKSONVILLE FL, NOVEMBER 12th 2018 – Cloudstar is proud to announce and welcome Roland DuBeau as Senior Vice President of Sales. Roland will be responsible for heading up Cloud national sales and pre-sales engineering initiatives for Mid-level and Enterprise markets

Prior to joining Cloudstar, Roland has enjoyed a prosperous 20 year career designing, engineering, and selling high end technology solutions for both mid-level and enterprise markets.

Roland’s technical experience dates back to his employment at Advanced Information Systems, a Sun Microsystems Company, where he maintained multiple Global Fortune 500 accounts, sold and implemented data center solutions to Bank of America, and the earned Employee of the Year award. Roland moved on to a Regional Sales position at StorageTek, another Sun Microsystems company, where he developed strategic high level (COO, CFO, CIO) relationships within accounts, recruited VARs, and sold enterprise storage technology and related professional services.

Over the past decade, Roland worked with the Scarlett Group closing contracts in excess of 3M in both the capacity of VP of Sales and Marketing, and Directory of Solutions Engineering.  Roland’s expertise reside in the areas of: Analysis, design and architecture of Mid-Enterprise Cybersecurity Solutions (SIEM/SOC, MFA/SSO,IPS, UTM, End-Point) and Analysis, design and architecture of Mid-Enterprise Cloud Solutions (IaaS,DRaaS, BaaS and DaaS).

About Cloudstar

Cloudstar is a multi-national provider of virtual desktop hosting, hosted software and applications, custom tailored IT infrastructure design, email encryption, managed services, IT security, and consulting to regulated industries across the United StatesCanada, and South America.

Cloudstar started in 2009 as Cloudstar Consulting Corporation and was created to meet the unique needs of the land title industry. As the company grew from a consulting and IT infrastructure design firm, Cloudstar Consulting Corporation re-branded as simply “Cloudstar”, a DBA of the newly formed holdings company, Keystone Management Group, LLC. In 2014, Cloudstar purchased a 50% interest in U.S. Telecommunications firm, Teletonix Communications in addition to adding Diologix, an electronic medical records encryption company and Notary Transfer to its portfolio of brands. As of 2017, Cloudstar has expanded to provide services to the entirety of the United StatesCanada and Mexico with offices in three states and privately held infrastructure co-located at five U.S data centers.

Today, Cloudstar services the needs of tens of thousands of end users from small firms to publicly traded companies. For more information, please visit http://www.MyCloudstar.com

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Cloudstar Updates to SOC 2 Type 2- 2019 Standards

Cloudstar is now preparing for its SOC 2 Type 2 attestation which reports on effectiveness of controls within the company in accordance with the new 2019 standards. The company will be undergoing the Type II certification in Q1 2019 and expects to be certified by early Q3 2019.

Gregory McDonald CEO of Cloudstar, remarked: “Security is top of mind for all companies as they face real threats and challenges. We pursued the rigorous SOC 2 Type 2 audit because it was essential for Cloudstar to demonstrate externally verified security controls for the protection of our clients, partners and internal stakeholders. Security, privacy, and performance are fundamental to a successful deployment of any application, so we take them very seriously. We are now aggressively pursuing our Type 2 certification to further advance our commitment to security.”

Click HERE to view latest attestation engagement letter.

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Alliant National and Cloudstar Announce Strategic Partnership

Partnership Provides Alliant National independent title agents access to advanced, efficient cybersecurity technology solutions

 

LONGMONT, Colo. – Alliant National Title Insurance Company (Alliant National) and Cloudstar recently announced a strategic partnership that allows Alliant National’s independent title agents access to Cloudstar’s cybersecurity advanced technology platform. This platform also includes project management tools designed to increase productivity.

Cloudstar is a multi-national technology platform that provides secure infrastructure, cloud hosting, data center colocation, email encryption and managed information technology services and support to regulated industries in the United States, Canada and South America.

“In a cloud-first world, title agents need easier ways to work while still utilizing their existing settlement services software,” said Gregory McDonald, CEO of Cloudstar. “Cloudstar makes it easy to run existing software in the cloud while accessing it from anywhere. Together, the Alliant National and Cloudstar partnership will provide Alliant National’s independent agents with both the tools they need to be more productive and the cybersecurity products they need to increase security and help prevent wire fraud.”

“We are all very excited about this new partnership and we’re glad to provide this opportunity for our independent agents to work with Cloudstar,” said Mike Rubin, Alliant National’s vice president of business development. “Alliant National Title Insurance Company agents will benefit from this partnership by enjoying a dedicated Cloudstar account manager, access to new products and services before they are released to the public, as well as special offers and pricing incentives.”

Visit http://alliantnational.com/newsroom for additional information.

About Alliant National Title Insurance Company

The Independent Underwriter for The Independent Agent® Alliant National believes in putting other people first. The company protects the dreams of property owners with secure title insurance and partners with 400+ trusted independent title agents as a licensed underwriter in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

Alliant National is the largest title insurance underwriter in the country with no direct operations to compete against its agents and puts the interests of its agents first. Bolstered by financial stability, strong underwriting capability and independent agents’ in-depth knowledge of local markets, the company has established a nationwide network with deep roots in local communities and a wealth of expertise that is flexible, nuanced and continuously growing. Visit alliantnational.com for additional information.

About Cloudstar

Cloudstar is a multi-national provider of virtual desktop hosting, hosted software and applications, custom tailored IT infrastructure design, email encryption, managed services, IT security, and consulting to regulated industries across the United States, Canada, and South America.

Cloudstar started in 2009 as Cloudstar Consulting Corporation and was created to meet the unique needs of the land title industry. As the company grew from a consulting and IT infrastructure design firm, Cloudstar Consulting Corporation re-branded as simply “Cloudstar”, a DBA of the newly formed holdings company, Keystone Management Group, LLC. In 2014, Cloudstar purchased a 50% interest in U.S. Telecommunications firm, Teletonix Communications in addition to adding Diologix, an electronic medical records encryption company and Notary Transfer to its portfolio of brands. As of 2017, Cloudstar has expanded to provide services to the entirety of the United States, Canada and Mexico with offices in three states and privately held infrastructure co-located at five U.S data centers.

Today, Cloudstar services the needs of tens of thousands of end users from small firms to publicly traded companies. For more information, please visit www.MyCloudstar.com.

 

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Visit Cloudstar at Fidelity South Florida Agency Seminar

Meet the Cloudstar team Friday, October 26th, 2017 at the Fidelity National Title South Florida Seminar. Cloudstar will be exhibiting during the event which is being held at Hawks Cay Resort in Ducks Key, 61 Hawks Cay Blvd, Marathon Florida.

The five hour seminar will feature CE credits as well as a fantastic network opportunity in this beautiful tropical paradise.

Click HERE for more information.

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NATIC To Add Cloudstar To Agency Marketplace

North American Title Insurance Company’s AGENT Marketplace is a robust title agency resource, consisting of companies across the United States that offer a wide variety of services and products that help agents become more efficient in their processes, enhance compliance efforts and successfully grow their market share.

Cloudstar is pleased to announce that North American Title Insurance Company (NATIC) has accepted Cloudstar into their Agency Marketplace and we look forward to providing value to NATIC agents across the country.

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