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ICBA and EnCirca Offer Pricing Promotion to Accelerate Community Bank Transition to .BANK

Mar 14, 2018
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Las Vegas (March 14, 2018)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) and EnCirca announced a new pricing promotion to help community banks with the transition to .BANK websites and email addresses. For a limited time, community banks who sign up for EnCirca’s RAMP promotion will save $1,500 on EnCirca’s .BANK website hosting package for the first year. 

“Banks have invested heavily in third-party technologies to prevent and detect fraudulent activity and thanks to the creation of .BANK domains, they have another weapon in their arsenal to protect customers,” said Chris Lorence, ICBA group executive vice president of member engagement and strategy. “When consumers see the .BANK extension, they know they are on a secure and trusted platform owned by a bank that is a safe place to manage their finances.”

Banks are invited to stop by booth #560 during ICBA’s national convention, Community Banking LIVE® in Las Vegas from March 13 -17 to learn more about the RAMP pricing promotion.

As the preferred registrar for the ICBA, and the leading .BANK registrar, EnCirca has helped hundreds of community banks like BROADWAY.BANK, CHOICE.BANK, and TRAILWEST.BANK launch their .BANK websites. 

“Every month, we hear from dozens of community banks that want to migrate to their .BANK domain name for their website and email,” said Andrew Barret, a project manager at EnCirca. “The number one question is, ‘How do I start?’ RAMP leverages EnCirca’s expertise in .BANK migrations, and cybersecurity to streamline the entire process from start to finish while ensuring ongoing website security.”

The RAMP bundle contains:

  • Secure website and email hosting
  • Secure DNS (DNSSEC)
  • .BANK Zone Nameservers
  • Domain Validation SSL Certificate
  • DMARC Alignment Deployment
  • Consulting for the migration effort

The .BANK top level domain is distinguished by sophisticated security protocols to help ensure consumers trust their online banking experience. These include DNSSEC, SSL, DMARC and secure web and email hosting. .BANK websites must also be hardened against cyber-attacks by limiting the cipher suites and ports that are accessible from its website.

For more information email or visit booth #560 at convention.

About ICBA

The Independent Community Bankers of America®, the nation’s voice for nearly 5,700 community banks of all sizes and charter types, is dedicated exclusively to representing the interests of the community banking industry and its membership through effective advocacy, best-in-class education and high-quality products and services.

About EnCirca

EnCirca is the leading Registrar for the .BANK extension, with nearly half of the market among 28 other resellers.  Ever since its founding in 2001 in Boston, EnCirca has specialized in restricted and high-profile domain extensions.  These are extensions targeting high-risk cybersecurity industries, such as financial services and online pharmacies.  EnCirca is committed to providing state of the art security for its customers, including undergoing regular SOC2 security audits.

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