Branch Banking: Change the Mindset from 'Survive' to 'Thrive' April 03, 2014In the first article of our four-part series we explore why branches still matter in a world dominated by mobile devices. A Growing Security Risk in IT Automation February 28, 2014The increasing use of automated processes could expose organizations to new forms of malware if proper monitoring and controls aren’t put in place. Finding The Balance Between Compliance & Security February 03, 2014IT departments can reduce security risks by combining the flexibility of ISO 27000 with the stringent requirements of PCI. Here's how. Know Your Scope: Virtualization and the New PCI Standards January 15, 2014Three recommendations on how banks can maintain PCI compliance in an increasingly virtualized world. Latest PCI Standards To Cut Cardholder Footprint November 11, 2013PCI Council published its latest data security standards last week, with a focus on improving merchant awareness of security issues as they adopt new technologies. PCI Council Publishes Preview of New Security Standards August 16, 2013The new version of the PCI security standards will address topics like everyday maintenance, security with third party partners and the emergence of mobile payments. Electronic Signatures - Part II: Navigating the Vendor Space July 02, 2013In part two of our series on electronic signatures, we discuss the challenges in navigating the electronic signature vendor space and the intricacies that exist beyond the simple capture of an electronic signature. Electronic signature — Part I: Challenges and Business Justification May 22, 2013This article - the first in a two part series - looks at the successes some banks have had with e-signature adoption and examines some of the remaining barriers regarding regulation and organizational silos that still exist in adopting e-signatures in the financial services sector. Business and Technology Change Capabilities Primed for Outsourcing, Paper Argues April 08, 2013Banks who are looking to take the next step in IT outsourcing should look to their business and technology staff and resources, a new white paper from Capco suggests. Q&A: Core Systems Transformation Best Practices In A Changing Landscape March 27, 2013Marcia Wakeman, partner, and Chia-Hsin Chung, managing principal, of financial services IT consultancy Capco discuss trends they are seeing in core systems replacement efforts and the best practices to consider when undertaking a core transformation effort U.S. Tablet Shipments Soar During Holidays, Threaten to Surpass PCs January 31, 2013Apple Inc Chief
Executive Tim Cook's prediction that tablets would one day
outsell personal computers appears to be coming true. Early EMV Compliance Benefits U.S. Merchants January 16, 2013Even though the deadlines for merchants to comply with EMV are a few years off businesses can save money and prevent fraud if they accept EMV as soon as possible. New Security Guidelines Issued for Developing Mobile Payments Solutions September 14, 2012The PCI Security Standards Council released new best practices for developers in creating solutions that accept mobile payments. Providing Distinctive Customer Experience: The Power of Customer Communications Management April 23, 2012When it comes to customer communications, a personalized, multichannel experience is required. How the Global Payments Data Breach Affects Banks April 04, 2012With yet another high-profile attack against a third party, banks are reminded that security vigilance extends well past their own walls. Around 1.5 Million Credit Card Numbers Compromised in Data Breach April 02, 2012Third-party card processor Global Payments Inc. says account numbers, but not names, addressees and social security numbers, were compromised. HP Releases New PCI Compliance Product March 19, 2012The Secure Payment Services solution is designed to help reduce the cost of compliance and enable safer e-commerce payments. PCI Compliance: The Risks Banks Can Miss March 11, 2012Banks that outsource merchant services typically have given little thought to PCI compliance -- but times are changing, and all banks need to start taking action now to manage their risks related to payment cards. Fiserv, FIS Lawsuit May Affect Banks in Several Ways January 17, 2012The patent infringement lawsuit involving the two financial tech giants has caught the attention of many in the industry. Capco, Commerzbank Launch IT Efficiency Study November 22, 2011The project is designed to enable better management of IT complexity by CIOs.