19 July 2018

44975

Archive for: 2009
a non-active Finextra member

Encryption used in most GSM networks cracked and available

31 December 2009  |  5173 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I didn't get to wait until the New Year for those GSM mobile phone conversations and phone banking sessions to become even more accessible to criminals (it is unlawful to intercept mobile communications in most civilised countries, however even governments don't seem to pay any attention to that one so criminals aren't likely to either): NYTimes G...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
a non-active Finextra member

Every Little Helps. The Tesco approach to over-limit Fees.

22 December 2009  |  9780 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

So ... The other day I tried to use my Tesco Finest Platinum Turbo-Nutter credit card, and the transaction was declined. Happens to the best of us I know, but it is paid off every month, and I had received text notification from First Direct that the debit had been made. I called the Customer Services at Tesco and was told that they could see th...

TagsCardsPayments
More blog posts
Retired Member
a non-active Finextra member

Mini-Outsourcing - small but perfectly formed

22 December 2009  |  6265 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Outsourcing Paradigm What is the reason that many organisations do not pursue any form of outsourcing as a means to drive cost reduction and efficiency improvement? Could it be that past experienc...

TagsPaymentsPost-trade & ops
Retired Member
a non-active Finextra member

2010 crystal ball - retaining customer loyalty

18 December 2009  |  4245 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

With a new year (and a new decade approaching), it is time to look at what will be the next innovative technology in banking and loyalty. This year, banks have recognised more than ever, the need for ...

TagsCards
Retired Member
a non-active Finextra member

Cheques are on the way out - so what's the alternative?

16 December 2009  |  9561 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Today the Payments Council has announced the target deadline of October 2018 for the end of cheques as a form of payment in the UK. For banks, this is welcome news. Cheques are one of the most expensi...

TagsPaymentsGroupInformation Security
Retired Member
a non-active Finextra member

Niche market for cheques.

16 December 2009  |  4438 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

So ... Can I see in the future, a time when RyanAir might provide free booking services for people who chose to pay by cheque?

TagsPayments
Retired Member
a non-active Finextra member

Happy Holidays

10 December 2009  |  3177 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It has been a big year. It'll be hard to top that one but I look forward to more excitement in the world of financial services in 2010. I'd like to thank Citi for their very predictable share performa...

GroupWhatever...
Retired Member
a non-active Finextra member

The Failure of Risk Models

08 December 2009  |  7155 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Avinash Persaud of Intelligence Capital gave the opening talk of the morning at RiskMinds (see first of set of posts from last year here) and put forward a lot of the very good ideas that he has cont...

TagsRisk & regulationWholesale bankingGroupData Management 101
Retired Member
a non-active Finextra member

Maths to Money - Quantitative Investment

05 December 2009  |  6373 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

I attended the Quant Invest 2009 event for the first time last week in Paris. The event is all about quantitative investment strategies with an institutional asset manager and hedge fund focus - so no...

TagsRisk & regulationWholesale bankingGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Retired Member
a non-active Finextra member

Is it the end of the road for women's networks?

04 December 2009  |  4068 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Is it the end of the road for women’s networks? Elizabeth Harrin from The Glass Hammer blog wrote an interesting piece last week based on this question after attending an event hosted by Morgan Stanle...

GroupWomen in Technology
Previous 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 |Next
members
30,799
Members
comments
18,923
Comments
blogs
12,460
Posts
bloggers 
954
Active bloggers

Top bloggers: 30 days

Most viewed Engaging
Freddie McMahon
Freddie McMahon

Pioneering RegTech Chatbots http://www.c...

Breana Patel
Breana Patel

Founder of Bonova Advisory a management...

Sudhesh Giriyan
Sudhesh Giriyan

Sudhesh is COO of the money transfer bra...

Ambrish Parmar
Ambrish Parmar

Ambrish Parmar - converting strategy &am...

Who is commenting on these posts

Ketharaman Swaminathan
Melvin Haskins
Astrid Mitchell
Ambrish Parmar
Janne Jutila
Bob Lyddon
Suresh K
Greg Taylor
James Piggot
Dharmesh Mistry
Kannan Subramanian Ramakrishnan
Tolga Tavlas