Authentication

'Everything is breakable': Why BBVA wants to ditch passwords

01/14/20

The bank is investing in a new authentication platform because password-based security systems have too many weaknesses, says Juan Francisco Losa, BBVA’s global head of security architecture.

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The gaping security holes plaguing real-time payments

12/01/19

Stephen Ranzini, CEO of University Bank, says The Clearing House's RTP and Early Warning's Zelle handle enrollment, encryption and authentication insecurely.

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Should San Francisco's ban on face-recognition tech worry banks?

05/16/19

Police and city agencies can no longer use facial-recognition technology, which civil liberties groups say infringes on human rights. The measure may be an ominous sign for biometric login authentication.

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'Friendly fraud' is on the rise. Are banks complicit?

03/19/19

Reports of improper charges by perpetrators who know the victim soared last year. Issuers and card networks are failing to tighten security, clearly label transactions and police chargebacks, critics say.

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The smart fridge and other tech in Wells Fargo’s innovation lab

03/12/19

Shari Van Cleave, head of digital labs at the bank, discusses customer-facing technology it's testing, including wearables and the so-called internet of things.

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Wells Fargo, PayPal back effort to fund female fintech entrepreneurs

03/08/19

Female startup founders consistently receive far less venture capital money than male founders, but a program by Quesnay is looking to change that.

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7 (realistic) predictions about fintech in 2019

12/12/18

Even the best technologies take time, making it necessary to rein in expectations about what will happen and won't happen in the coming year.

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Why Citi is investing in tech that controls how much cardholders spend

10/26/18

The bank saw value in Ondot System’s ability to empower customer analytics in card controls.

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Identity Data Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

06/14/18

How to Leverage Offline and Online Data for Highly Effective Multifactor Authentication

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Facing up to bias in facial recognition

05/29/18

The recent outcry over government use of Amazon's facial recognition software will force TD Bank, USAA and others to confront flaws in the technology that make it harder for women and minorities than white men to use mobile banking.

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