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2015 Forecast: Fintech Vendor Market Trends
News  |  12/22/2014  | 
Every quarter, investment bank Berkery Noyes compiles an analysis fintech M&A trends. Berkery's managing director John Guzzo shares his insights on trends to look out for in the fintech market next year.
5 Things to Expect in Mobile Payments in 2015
News  |  12/19/2014  | 
Mobile payments has new momentum going into 2015. What's next?
The New Target for State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks: Applications
Commentary  |  12/17/2014  | 
Skilled hackers are now using simple web application vulnerabilities like SQL Injection to take over database servers. Are you prepared to defend against this new type of threat actor?
First Data & Verifone Partner to Safeguard Payment Data
News  |  12/17/2014  | 
First Data will offer Verifone’s secure architecture to protect data from being lost in breaches targeting merchants’ point-of-sale systems.
Voice Biometrics Improve Transaction Monitoring Fraud Detection
Commentary  |  12/15/2014  | 
Why voice biometrics should be a part of your fraud prevention strategy in the call center.
How Do Banks Maintain Financial Data? Mainframes
Commentary  |  12/12/2014  | 
With their speed, capacity, intelligence, and security capabilities, mainframes remain a core component of banking data practices.
9 Reasons Cloud Security Will Advance in 2015
Commentary  |  12/12/2014  | 
The CEO and CISO become BFFs, and other cloud security predictions for 2015.
Kaspersky: Mobile & Bitcoin Attacks Increase, Online Threats Down
News  |  12/11/2014  | 
Kaspersky Lab’s third quarter threat report found that online banking attacks fell last quarter, but mobile banking and Bitcoins are being targeted more.
Aligning Technology, People & Processes for Data Security
News  |  12/10/2014  | 
Combating today’s hackers will take the right mix of technology, people, and processes.
Payfone & Early Warning Partner on Mobile Authentication
Commentary  |  12/9/2014  | 
The partnership will bring Payfone’s Identity Certainty platform to banks looking for better ways to authenticate customers with mobile.
How To Become a CISO: Top Tips
Commentary  |  12/9/2014  | 
A look at the best career advice for aspiring CISOs from people who've reached the top.
Why You Need to Go Above & Beyond PCI Compliance
Commentary  |  12/8/2014  | 
Security isn't just about meeting standards, as this past year's string of data breaches has shown.
Why Some Retailers Are Accepting Bitcoin
News  |  11/21/2014  | 
Some of the virtual currency's unique characteristics have proven attractive to some businesses.
One Size Fits Nobody in End User Services
Commentary  |  11/21/2014  | 
How building profiles from employees' roles and behaviors can help optimize your end user services.
Chip and Quill: How EMV Will Increase Card Fraud in the U.S
Commentary  |  11/18/2014  | 
There’s a price to pay for being last to the global EMV party.
Check Imaging Systems – Data Improvements Needed to Fight Fraud
Commentary  |  11/17/2014  | 
Fighting mobile check deposit fraud will require more data than most banks and vendors are typically collecting.
Authentication Risks Tops Concerns Over Digital Payments
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
A new report shows that organizations plan to adopt new payments forms like digital wallets, but still worry about security.
Taking Aim at Passwords
News  |  11/13/2014  | 
MasterCard, in conjunction with Visa, is developing a new authentication standard.
POS Malware Continues To Evolve
Commentary  |  11/13/2014  | 
New report out today details three prevalent families.
Report: CNP Fraud Going Up, Regardless of EMV
News  |  11/11/2014  | 
A Javelin study predicts that Card Not Present fraud will be little affected by EMV migration.
AFP 2014: Banks Still Determining the Path Forward
Commentary  |  11/10/2014  | 
Faster payments, cyber security, and other trends have banks rethinking their long-term strategies.
Banks, Bitcoin & the Blockchain
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
The Bitcoin Blockchain could offer benefits to banks that are willing to experiment with it.
Managing Vendor Security Risk
Commentary  |  10/31/2014  | 
It's important for banks to know how to evaluate and mitigate external partners’ risk points.
What the MCX Hack Means for Mobile Payments
News  |  10/30/2014  | 
Just what mobile payments needed: a data breach.
Innovation & the Treasury Risk Landscape
Commentary  |  10/27/2014  | 
The corporate treasury risk environment is continuously evolving.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Biometrics: Mobile Payments’ Secret Weapon
Commentary  |  10/9/2014  | 
Why biometrics will be the key to mobile payments adoption.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Must. Kill. Passwords.
Slideshows  |  9/26/2014  | 
Three companies at Finovate showcased alternatives to ineffective passwords for online authentication.
Chip & Pain: EMV Will Not Solve Payment Card Fraud
Commentary  |  9/19/2014  | 
Switching to EMV cards will lower retail fraud, but it's not enough. Here's the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Gartner: 75% of Mobile Apps Will Fail Security Tests Through 2015
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
The rise of BYOD means enterprises must implement security testing and containment solutions, according to new Gartner research.
Now Flatter, Cheaper Networks Can Be Secure, Too
Commentary  |  9/15/2014  | 
Why banks no longer have to choose between cost and security with their networks.
5 Things Apple Got Right With ApplePay
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Several major mobile payments players have failed to draw great interest from consumers. Here are five ways Apple has set itself up for success.
Is Your Fraud Case Management System Holding You Back?
Commentary  |  9/11/2014  | 
How to tell if you are getting the most out of your fraud case management system.
PayPal Enables 'One Touch' Mobile Payments & Bitcoin Transactions
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
PayPal customers will now be able to make one-click payments in mobile shopping apps, and soon will be able to pay with Bitcoins.
How the Ukraine Crisis Is Affecting the Global Banking Industry
Slideshows  |  9/5/2014  | 
The conflict in Crimea has far-reaching effects on the banking industry.
Doubling Down on 'Card Not Present' Fraud
Commentary  |  9/3/2014  | 
Betting that the EMV shift will push fraudsters online.
Home Depot The Latest Hack Victim?
News  |  9/3/2014  | 
Home improvement chain--along with law enforcement and banks--are investigating 'unusual activity.'
Feds Investigating Breaches at JPMorgan, Other Banks
News  |  8/29/2014  | 
JPMorgan working with FBI, US Secret Service to determine scope of breach, but other newly reported intrusions at financial firms may not be related.
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