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Financial Services Ranks Cyberattacks Top Industry Worry
Commentary  |  10/24/2014  | 
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) survey says cyberrisk is one of the top five concerns for financial services firms.
Building Loyalty Through Mobile Experiences
Commentary  |  10/23/2014  | 
How to turn customer feedback into a better mobile experience.
How Criminals Are Using ATM Skimming to Get Your PIN & Under Your Skin
Commentary  |  10/23/2014  | 
Skimming attacks have jumped by 12 percent since 2013.
Making Sense of a Lockbox Strategy in a Declining Check Market
Commentary  |  10/22/2014  | 
Why outsourcing or co-sourcing your lockbox operations could be the answer to maintaining profitability.
Payments Driving FinTech M&A
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
A new report from Berkery Noyes analyzes M&A activity during the first three quarters of 2014.
MasterCard Opens New Innovation Hub in New York City
Slideshows  |  10/21/2014  | 
MasterCard’s new innovation lab will house teams working on cyber security, mobile payments, and the Internet of Things.
Shift Happens
Commentary  |  10/21/2014  | 
Banks have to be able to react, pivot, and shift in an ever-changing environment.
Mobile Banking Divergence: Where True Adoption Begins
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
How to optimize mobile apps to attract today's tech-savvy customers.
Are Trade & Transaction Solutions the Way In for Asia/Pacific Fintech Vendors?
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
The transaction banking business will clearly pursue the theme of Asian regionalization in 2015.
President Signs Executive Order Supporting Migration to EMV
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
President Obama launched a government initiative today to support the US migration to EMV and improve information sharing on cyberfraud threats.
IT Innovation in Financial Services: 2 Roads Diverged?
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Corporate culture can be a springboard, or roadblock, to innovation in banking.
3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
Apple Pay to Launch With 500 More Bank Partners
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
The mobile payments service will officially become available on Monday.
European Banks Dominate Efma Accenture Innovation Awards
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
European banks, led by Poland’s mBank, earned most of the annual awards for banking innovation in marketing and distribution presented by Accenture and Efma.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Opens Innovation Lab
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
The facility will be located at Commonwealth Bank Place in Sydney.
Banks Need to Move at the Speed of Innovation
Commentary  |  10/15/2014  | 
How banks can build an innovation strategy to keep up with the pace of changing customer expectations.
Technology Will Trigger a Renaissance in Cross-Border Lending
Commentary  |  10/14/2014  | 
Some of the problems of cross-border lending can be prevented or mitigated with the use of technology.
'In-Memory' Enables Big Data -- Cheaper, Faster, Easier
Commentary  |  10/14/2014  | 
How in-memory database solutions are allowing banks to overcome their data challenges.
Improve Customer Engagement With E-Signatures
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Banks are using e-signatures to create a compliant, secure, and enforceable electronic transaction model.
Report: Most Credit Card Customers Still Don’t Understand Key Terms
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
Banks could be at risk of fines by the CFPB as a recent study shows branch and call center reps are failing to meet regulatory requirements.
Strong European Presence in the 2014 IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings
Commentary  |  10/13/2014  | 
Europe will remain an important center of technological innovation in the financial industry.
Why Your Next Compliance Hire Should Be a Software Programmer
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
Hiring dedicated software programmers to automate processes is the key to staying compliant at a low cost.
Anatomy of an Advanced Persistent Threat Attack
Commentary  |  10/10/2014  | 
What can banks learn from recent APT attacks on the retail industry?
How One Criminal Hacker Group Stole Credentials for 800,000 Bank Accounts
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
Proofpoint report shows how one Russian-speaking criminal organization hides from security companies.
Banks Need to Examine Resource Allocation
Commentary  |  10/9/2014  | 
A new report from Cornerstone Advisors looks at the evolution of delivery channels by 2020.
Biometrics: Mobile Payments’ Secret Weapon
Commentary  |  10/9/2014  | 
Why biometrics will be the key to mobile payments adoption.
The Benefits of SaaS
Commentary  |  10/9/2014  | 
Financial services have lagged a bit in terms of software-as-a-service adoption.
Bank of America: Building an IT Infrastructure for the Next 20 Years
News  |  10/8/2014  | 
How Bank of America's wholesale business is transforming its IT infrastructure and customer experience.
IBM Watson: 29 Signs Of Progress
Commentary  |  10/8/2014  | 
IBM's Watson Group touts customer successes, new partners, APIs, and cloud services as it opens headquarters in New York City.
WSFS Bank Adds Director of Innovation
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
Gillian Meddings most recently managed product development for the private student loan business at Sallie Mae.
Fighting Human Trafficking With Fraud And AML Detection Systems
Commentary  |  10/7/2014  | 
Banks are uniquely positioned to help end human trafficking if they search for the right transaction patterns.
How Microsoft & FS-ISAC Are Attacking Malware Threats
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Microsoft is working to turn the tables on cybercriminals by seizing the infrastructure behind malware operations.
Innovation at the Top
Commentary  |  10/6/2014  | 
Innovation is of massive importance to the payments industry.
Customer Loyalty: How Technology Is Changing the Playing Field
Commentary  |  10/3/2014  | 
Banks can take advantage of emerging trends by unbundling products to give customers more choices.
JPMorgan Chase Breach Impacts 76 Million Consumers
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
A regulatory filing showed that the JPMorgan breach reported in August has affected 76 million households and 7 million small businesses.
Capital One Acquires Adaptive Path
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
The San Francisco-based UX firm was created in 2001.
State Street CIO: Banks Need Fast Learners
News  |  10/3/2014  | 
At Sibos, State Street’s EVP and CIO Chris Perretta outlined challenges facing financial institutions trying to transform into digital, data-driven enterprises.
Bank Failures Down in 2014
News  |  10/2/2014  | 
Decreasing bank closures has been a marked trend over the past several years.
Exploring New Use Cases for Bitcoin
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
Could Bitcoin solve problems in financial services beyond payments?
Time for a Fresh Look at Anti-Money-Laundering Strategies
Commentary  |  10/1/2014  | 
Recent world events reinforce the need for continued vigilance on the AML front.
Microsoft Announces Windows 10
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
Microsoft execs emphasize the desktop UI, say Windows 10's final version will be shaped by customer feedback.
Lessons Learned From Moneyball
Commentary  |  9/30/2014  | 
Throwing money at the problem isn't always the answer.
Shellshocked: A Future Of ‘Hair On Fire’ Bugs
Commentary  |  9/30/2014  | 
Most computers affected by Bash will be updated within 10 years. The rest will be vulnerable for the lifespans of all humans now living. This should concern us. But then, global warming should also concern us.
Behavior Biometrics a Popular Defense Against Cyberthreats
Commentary  |  9/29/2014  | 
Banks are capturing behavioral data like swipes, typing cadence, and mouse patterns to identify fraudulent account activity.
To Build a Data-Driven Organization, Executives Must Create a Data-Centric Culture
Commentary  |  9/29/2014  | 
Data discipline starts from the top.
Announcing the 2014 IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings
Commentary  |  9/29/2014  | 
Total third-party external spend on financial services technology is now at more than $300 billion annually.
Must. Kill. Passwords.
Slideshows  |  9/26/2014  | 
Three companies at Finovate showcased alternatives to ineffective passwords for online authentication.
Embracing the Hybrid Cloud
Commentary  |  9/26/2014  | 
Cloud computing has by now become a business reality.
Getting the Most Out of a Multinational Bank
Commentary  |  9/26/2014  | 
Banks can look at examples from overseas to gain inspiration in how they can innovate.
When To Say No To The Cloud
Commentary  |  9/26/2014  | 
With cloud adoption on the rise, should you jump on the bandwagon? Depending on your business needs, it may make more sense to wait.
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