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SEC Cyber-Security Sweep: Good News, Bad News 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.
4 Hot Mobile Banking Security Developments Integrated biometrics and specialized mobile banking apps are working in tandem to bring two major benefits to financial institutions and their customers.
2015 Banking Regulatory Outlook Industry experts weigh in on the most important and likely regulatory developments that will affect banks through 2015.
BS&T's Elite 8 2013: Where Are They Now? Bank Systems & Technology's 2013 Elite 8 honorees are seeking ways to expand mobile capabilities, modernize infrastructure, and develop data-focused cultures.
4 Key Trends From the Citi Mobile Challenge Presenters at the Citi Mobile Challenge demo day demonstrated how mobile is changing financial services.
MasterCard Opens New Innovation Hub in New York City MasterCard’s new innovation lab will house teams working on cyber security, mobile payments, and the Internet of Things.
Must. Kill. Passwords. Three companies at Finovate showcased alternatives to ineffective passwords for online authentication.
How the Ukraine Crisis Is Affecting the Global Banking Industry The conflict in Crimea has far-reaching effects on the banking industry.
The True Cost of Data Breaches The cost associated with data breaches extends far beyond just the information that was stolen.
5 Key Trends From KPMG’s Banking Outlook Survey Banks are starting to reap benefits from past investments in regulatory compliance and are looking ahead to business growth.
3 Non-Bank Payment Players to Watch Banks are always at risk of being disintermediated in the payments space; here are some potential disruptors to keep an eye on.
4 Trends in Banking IT Employment Things are looking up for banking IT professionals -- with a few qualifications -- according to the results of the 2014 InformationWeek Analytics Salary Survey.
5 FinTech Startups To Watch A look at five diverse startups joining the New York City-based FinTech Innovation Lab that are looking to change the way banks do business.
3 Key Upgrades to Bank of America’s New Mobile App Bank of America’s new mobile app delivers improved navigation and multichannel integration for a better experience for its 15 million mobile customers.
A Growing Security Risk in IT Automation The increasing use of automated processes could expose organizations to new forms of malware if proper monitoring and controls aren’t put in place.
Breaking Down the Impact of the Target Breach The payments, banking and retail industries are still experiencing the fallout of the major data breach that hit Target last year. We take a look at the numbers behind the breach’s repercussions for banks, hackers and consumers.
The New Year in Regulation and Compliance What will banks be required to heed in the regulatory sphere in 2014? Here are four views on new CFPB regulations, FATCA, and everything else on the compliance priority list.
Your Top 10 Articles of 2013 Big data, regulation, and of course, all things mobile were big trends in 2013. Those topics and more all appeared on Bank Systems & Technology's top 10 most read stories of the year, which we present here for your enjoyment.
Changing The Cloud Security Conversation What are the pertinent questions banks should ask about security in the cloud?
5 Insights On Industry Preparations for FATCA A recent study shows that banks are pushing forward on FATCA compliance but are in need of clarification from regulators about some requirements.
Top Challenges Facing Bank CIOs Over the Next Year Bank Systems & Technology asked several industry experts for their take on what will be the next big issue bank technologists will tackle in 2014.
Where Are They Now? BS&T's 2012 Elite 8, One Year Later Core systems modernization, customer experience-related initiatives and supporting regulatory compliance are among the top priorities keeping BS&T's 2012 Elite 8 honorees busy since they were recognized a year ago. Here are updates on the challenges and projects that some of the executives have been tackling in the past year.
3 Ways Ontario, Canada Is Leading the Charge in Mobile Payments MasterCard ranked Canada as the second most prepared country in the world for widespread mobile payments adoption. Here are some of the reasons why.
4 Key Payments Trends from the 2013 World Payments Report Capgemini's latest World Payments Report highlights a number of interesting trends that are fostering the growth of non-cash payments around the globe.
5 Ways Mobile Banking Is Evolving: Finovate Several new technologies demoed at Finovate this week showcased new ways that mobile is solving pain points for banks and their customers.
How The Cards Business Is Transforming Mobile capabilities, nontraditional competition and new regulations are among the trends reshaping the cards business. What does it mean for the major players -- and for banks?
8 Big Stories Transforming The Payments Landscape The payments market is emerging as the laboratory where some of the most innovative and disruptive developments in financial services are occurring. What can banks do to capitalize on this transformation?
Want to Grow Your Bank? Embrace These 3 Mandates KPMG released a report highlighting challenges and opportunities banks face in the current business environment.
What's Next? 6 Views on the London Whale Indictments Charges against two traders at JPMorgan's London office shine a light on risk management problems at the bank and raise questions about the future of the investigation into the scandal.
4 Ways Banks Can Improve Their Fraud-Fighting Efforts Banks are investing more than ever in fraud detection and prevention efforts. Here are recommendations for getting the most out of those investments.
6 Best Practices for Improving AML Screening A new whitepaper by BankersAccuity outlines a number of steps banks can take to improve efficiency and compliance in anti-money laundering operations.
4 Predictions About The Future of the Contact Center With banks’ channel strategies becoming increasingly customer-centric, how is this shaping their call and contact centers? Four experts offer their predictions.
3 Keys to Improving Data Quality Banks are investing heavily to analyze all the data they collect on their customers, but the best results from big data initiatives requires ensuring accurate data.
3 Takeaways From Innotribe New York The showcase for financial technology startups and innovators, sponsored by SWIFT, could portend the future of banking.
4 Key Trends in Financial Security Unisys released its annual Security Index, which measures how concerned Americans are about different aspects of security.
What Banks Need To Know About Making The Business Case For IT Training How can bank CIOs justify the expenses involved in providing training to their employees? It’s all about having the skills that enable the company to make decisions, predict client requirements and profitably manage the business.
Museum Opens Its Doors For Free Financial Education As financial education becomes more paramount for financial institutions because of consumer and regulator demand, the Museum of American Finance is now offering a free financial education with free admission on Saturdays in a program sponsored by private equity firm Southport Lane.
3 Takeaways From the CEB TowerGroup Financial Services Technology Conference Innovation, mobility and big data were among the big themes discussed during the three-day event in Boston.
NACHA Payments 2013 In Quotes Some thought provoking quotes on mobile payments, the growing prepaid card market and more from NACHA Payments 2013.
Another Take on the Branch of the Future Wells Fargo this month announced the opening of the first of what it says will be a new bank branch format.
USAA, Credit Unions Rule the Customer Experience Roost Overall, the banking industry has improved in customer experience, according to the annual Temkin Experience Ratings.
The Next Generation of Video in Banking Banks are using video in innovative ways that include both employee-facing and customer-facing applications. Experts discuss how video banking is evolving.
Top Quotes From BAI Payments Connect Six quotes on fraud, mobile and all things payments from this past weeks' BAI Payments Connect conference.
Top Quotes from SWIFT Operations Forum Americas 2013 Seven insights about regulatory compliance from the recent SWIFT Operations Forum Americas.
7 Big Data Players To Watch New York City, IBM, State Street and four other organizations are developing innovative ways to leverage the ever-increasing volumes of data they're amassing.
8 Model Banks of Note Analyst and research firm Celent recently hosted its annual model bank awards. Here we highlight some of the notable winners.
What Banks Need To Know About Vendor M&As Consolidation among players in the bank technology vendor space is heating up again. What factors are driving this trend, and how will it affect their bank customers?
What Can Banks Learn from the U.S. Government’s Big Data Initiatives? Several federal agencies are currently involved in big data research and design projects.
5 Banks Leading the Way in Gamification While gamification is a trend that many in banking are talking about, banks interested in gaming can learn some lessons from those banks that have already dipped their toes in the gaming world.
Citi Pursues 'Smart Banking' Branches The bank has opened five new locations in key markets that it says will feature digital innovation and a wide array of services.