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Uri Rivner

Brazil vs. Germany: A Surprising Find

For the people of Brazil, the semi-final match in the 2014 World Cup was a mesmerizing event. True, the opposition was as fierce as you can get – no one in his right mind wants to play against Germany...

12 Jul 2014
Innovation in Financial Services
Pat Carroll

Securing Transactions Means More Than Just Authentication

The payments world is all abuzz about the potential of biometrics to solve many of the serious payment security issues we now face. Not only does biometric authentication – be it voice, iris or even A...

10 Jul 2014
Innovation in Financial Services
Dan Barnes

Trade in Services Agreement threatens bank data sovereignty

A clash between globalised financial services and domestic governments is looming. Activity by the US authorities particularly – from spying on friendly foreign governments, to aggressively pursuing s...

10 Jul 2014
Future Finance News Analysis
Robert Siciliano

How to Prepare a Storage Device for Resale

If you want to sell a storage device, first back everything up on it with a flash drive, external drive or automated backup service. For Android or iOS, activate the Google Auto Backup service or Appl...

02 Jul 2014
Uri Rivner

Sweetheart Scams: When Fraudsters Turn to Romance

It’s always heart breaking to see how people keep falling to good old fraud techniques, and while the recent wave of Sweetheart Scams carries a clear romantic notion, it’s actually one of the nastiest...

30 Jun 2014
Innovation in Financial Services
Retired Member

Bitcoin could reap many rewards from regulation

Earlier this month the Dutch central bank DNB issue a warning to banks across the country about the potential pitfalls of dealing with Bitcoin-related businesses. The issues raised are regularly expre...

27 Jun 2014
Robert Siciliano

Convict heads back to Jail for Burglary

Criminals do what they do because that’s their nature. Once bad, there’s hardly a chance they can be good. Jeffrey L. Patton, 43, said, “I’ve been scared to death of this day right here,” in referen...

26 Jun 2014
Retired Member

Heartbleed : What banks ought to learn

Around the second week of April, most of the security websites were inundated with news related to an interesting term called "Heartbleed ". I was intrigued by the term and went on to resear...

16 Jun 2014
Said Tabet

Cyber Vulnerability - Where does collaboration fit in?

Earlier this week, the British Bankers' Association (BBA) called for greater collaboration between UK banking institutions, claiming that Britain's entire financial system is vulnerable to a cyber at...

13 Jun 2014
Pat Carroll

'Trust but Verify' : Trust in Data Protection and Mobile

No matter what part of the payment industry you’re in, earning and retaining your customer’s trust is paramount. In light of numerous data breaches and even government spying, companies the world over...

13 Jun 2014
Innovation in Financial Services
Robert Siciliano

Protect your Cards from Multiple Kinds of Skimmers

PIN may sometimes stand for pilfered identification number if a hacker gets yours. And it’s easier than ever for thieves to get your PIN from an ATM, coming up with clever ways to beat security techno...

12 Jun 2014
Retired Member

E-Identification is the next major crossroads

One of the most important topics addressed here at EBAday this week has been E-Identification. It's the kind of topic that could be swept into the "techy" drawer by many bankers, but it's pr...

11 Jun 2014