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US Bank Regulators Tighten Cyber-Security Efforts Around SWIFT
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
Following the theft of millions of dollars from Bangladesh Bank via the international financial messaging system SWIFT, US banking regulators have outlined steps to tighten cyber-security at the nation's banks.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor,
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Visa Debuts Developer Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility,
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4 Data Security Tips For CIOs
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Security challenges facing CIOs will continue to escalate because the payoffs are high for perpetrators, and risks are relatively low. Here are four tips to help turn your organization -- and your data -- into less appealing targets for the bad guys.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
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Smarter Merchant Acquiring in the Era of Global e-Commerce
Koen Vanpraet, Chief Commercial Officer,Credorax
Savvy acquiring banks will invest in offering value-added services that can be deployed in e-commerce environments cost-effectively and quickly.
By Koen Vanpraet Chief Commercial Officer,Credorax,
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Bitcoin, Security Concerns Drive Blockchain Technology Adoption
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Surprising players, such as IBM, are adopting the blockchain technology known best for Bitcoin transactions.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek,
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Heartland CEO: Dealing Honestly With Data Breaches
InformationWeek Staff, Video
At this year's InformationWeek Conference in Las Vegas, Heartland CEO Robert O. Carr spoke about how his company publicly confronted a huge data breach that exposed millions of credit card records to cyber-criminals. Is honesty the best policy when it comes to security? Carr thinks it is.
By InformationWeek Staff ,
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SEC Cyber-Security Sweep: Good News, Bad News
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
In the wake of the SEC's cyber security examinations and a subsequent report, three causes for celebration and three serious action items have emerged from the SEC's recent cyber security examinations. These illustrate where the financial services industry should focus its information security efforts.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law,
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Staying Strategic with Third Party Risk
Sean Cronin, VP, General Manager for Risk Suite business,ProcessUnity
Banks have an opportunity to not only specify and assess controls, but also inspire a strategic and robust approach to risk management.
By Sean Cronin VP, General Manager for Risk Suite business,ProcessUnity,
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4 Hot Mobile Banking Security Developments
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Integrated biometrics and specialized mobile banking apps are working in tandem to bring two major benefits to financial institutions and their customers.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law,
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2015 Banking Regulatory Outlook
Peggy Bresnick Kendler, Contributing Writer
Industry experts weigh in on the most important and likely regulatory developments that will affect banks through 2015.
By Peggy Bresnick Kendler Contributing Writer,
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How Fraud & Cyber Security Will Evolve in 2015
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
Banks need to implement new security measures and tactics, and fraudsters are sure to respond by changing their operations.
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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Plan Ahead for Financial Institution Fraud Management in 2015
Wesley Wilhelm, Lead Fraud Subject Matter Expert, Risk & Fraud Management, NICE Actimize
Fraud trends that banks need to be prepared for this year.
By Wesley Wilhelm Lead Fraud Subject Matter Expert, Risk & Fraud Management, NICE Actimize,
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The Separation of Information Security & IT
Deena Coffman, CEO, IDT911 Consulting
The case for taking the information security function out from underneath the IT umbrella.
By Deena Coffman CEO, IDT911 Consulting,
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4 Banking Trends That Became Clear in 2014
Bob Olson, Vice President, Global Financial Services, Unisys
Four trends in banking technology that crystallized over the last year.
By Bob Olson Vice President, Global Financial Services, Unisys,
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2015 Forecast: Fintech Vendor Market Trends
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
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.
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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5 Things to Expect in Mobile Payments in 2015
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
Mobile payments has new momentum going into 2015. What's next?
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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The New Target for State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks: Applications
Jeff Williams, CTO, Contrast Security
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?
By Jeff Williams CTO, Contrast Security,
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First Data & Verifone Partner to Safeguard Payment Data
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
First Data will offer Verifone’s secure architecture to protect data from being lost in breaches targeting merchants’ point-of-sale systems.
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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Voice Biometrics Improve Transaction Monitoring Fraud Detection
Wesley Wilhelm, Lead Fraud Subject Matter Expert, Risk & Fraud Management, NICE Actimize
Why voice biometrics should be a part of your fraud prevention strategy in the call center.
By Wesley Wilhelm Lead Fraud Subject Matter Expert, Risk & Fraud Management, NICE Actimize,
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How Do Banks Maintain Financial Data? Mainframes
Bryan Smith, IBM Mainframe Solutions , Rocket Software
With their speed, capacity, intelligence, and security capabilities, mainframes remain a core component of banking data practices.
By Bryan Smith IBM Mainframe Solutions , Rocket Software,
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