BS&T recently had an opportunity to talk with Kostas Konstantinides, Director of Client Web Services for Trading and Securities at Schwab.com Our conversation focused on the proactive steps Schwab.com is taking to protect its customers from fraud and identity theft. This Podcast is sponsored by VeriSign.
UBS failed to do a background check when it hired Roger Duronio as a full-time systems administrator, so it never discovered his criminal record. Duronio will be sentenced next week for crashing UBS's systems and causing millions in damages.
By Art Gillis
Intuit and Microsoft have always had a taste for banking, but somehow they were missing the nuance and culture that are so important in banking. Bill Gates called bankers dinosaurs, not the ideal way to break into a club. Intuit knew how to keep the books, but it didn't know a deposit from a loan. Now Intuit solved its problem by acquiring a banking company, one that does banking the future way, electronically, not the old way, "paperbound." What struck me was the enormous ini
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How can banks achieve growth and customer-retention goals when the products and services they offer are highly commoditized? And, in an increasingly commoditized financial services environment, how can banks differentiate themselves from other institutions?