New Study: Alternative Credit Decisioning Tools Could Have Generated $1.7 Billion for Issuers In 2012 June 11, 2013A new study by LexisNexis and Javelin found that alternative credit decisioning tools could open up new segments, like the underbanked, for lenders. Leveraging Alternative Data to Increase New Account Openings, Reduce Charge-Off Risk June 10, 2013Banks looking to grow their deposits can look to alternative data that is not included in traditional credit reports to find new customers and protect themselves form fraudsters. New TLD’s Can Help Address Online Banking Security Concerns June 04, 2013In the next few years hundreds of new top level domain names will be launched on the internet, which could help banks increase their online security, but also opens up new opportunities for fraudsters if banks are not vigilant. How Technology Turns Stress Testing from a Compliance Challenge to a Competitive Advantage May 29, 2013As regulators demand more detailed stress testing from banks, modernizing loan valuation systems breaking down organizational silos can aid in compliance and risk management. Stress Testing and Data Collection May 23, 2013Exactly what kind of data do banks need for bottom-up stress testing?
Banks Must Approach Third Party Contracting Differently in Today’s Highly Regulated Environment May 16, 2013Vendor management is becoming more important from a compliance standpoint as regulators scrutinize banks’ third-party relationships, and achieving that compliance begins with crafting a clearly defined contract. Are Spreadsheets Lurking in Your Infrastructure? May 06, 2013Bank management teams should focus on correcting vulnerabilities within their own operations.
Making Regulation Work for You: How Banks Can Take Advantage of the New Rules May 02, 2013Regulation offers valuable business opportunities for financial services firms in 2013 and well into next year Does Your Vendor Management Program Prevent or Promote Cyber Attacks? April 05, 2013With cyber attacks a growing concern for financial institutions, here are some steps banks can take to ensure security against such attacks in their vendor chain. Science Versus Art in Risk Management: Lessons from Merrill Lynch April 04, 2013Merrill Lynch’s former head of market risk oversight sounds off on what he sees as the failures of current risk management practices. Is he right? Banking Industry Proactively Developing Anti-Fraud Measures for Mobile March 13, 2013The industry, having experienced so many online attacks, is proactively developing strategies and solutions for mobile fraud – many of which have been on display at BAI Payments Connect. Who is Your Borrower in a Virtual World? March 08, 2013Regulations are murky in defining how banks should verify customer identity when a new customer opens an account or credit line through digital channels, but best practices are emerging to help banks with customer identity verification in those instances. Risk In The Supply Chain A Growing Concern for Banks and Regulators March 01, 2013A new white paper by Information Services Group argues that banks are falling short of regulatory standards in managing supply chain risk and governance. Oracle Launches New Compliance and Risk Management Solutions February 22, 2013New Oracle Financial Services Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Management targets pending FATCA requirements; expanded Oracle Financial Services Enterprise Risk Management suite addresses challenges around stress testing and model risk management. How Fraud Rings Evade Detection And What Banks Can Do To Stop Them February 14, 2013As last week’s big card fraud bust revealed, fraud rings are becoming more sophisticated in how they avoid detection. What's Next For Mobile Banking? February 08, 2013Mobile isn't just a delivery channel anymore, and banks must determine how to best position themselves to leverage the benefits of this channel. M&T Brings On Donald Truslow As New Chief Risk Officer February 01, 2013Truslow, who previously worked at The Financial Services Roundtable and Wachovia Corporation, will also serve as executive vice president and a member of the bank's management committee. The Compliance Risk of Social Media January 29, 2013The guidelines recently issued by the FFIEC on risk management and the use of social media for financial institutions only scratches the surface of this burgeoning issue. More Than Half of Banks Hit by DDoS Attacks Last Year, Study Finds January 23, 2013In a recent survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute, more than half of the banking IT professionals in the study said their bank had experienced at least one DDoS in the previous 12 months. Rewriting the KYC Playbook January 18, 2013Banks must address the "V3challenge" -- questions around variety, velocity and vagueness -- in order to achieve better bank counterparty due diligence, as part of Know Your Customer compliance.