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A Finextra Member

IDs FOR SALE! IDs FOR SALE! Who wants to Buy One?

The Financial Times this morning has a video that just gobsmacked me. I know I've been vocal in the past about ID protection but I'm now at the point that I've been terribly enlightened...and sadde

26 Nov 2009
Information Security
Nick Ogden

The PSD is a window of opportunity

2009 has seen tightening up of regulation in the financial markets globally, and the payments environment is no exception. In Europe, the EU has pioneered a number of changes with the introduction of ...

26 Nov 2009
Innovation in Financial Services
A Finextra Member

London Calling

There has been a lot of coverage of the LSE’s first half results this week. Most of the comment seems to focus on the erosion of its market share by the MTFs and whether the pricing of the MTFs is su...

26 Nov 2009
Lachlan Gunn

Should we have chip only payment cards?

Should sensitive cardholder data be held as standard in magnetic stripes on European EMV cards? The European ATM Security Team (EAST) has conducted a website poll on this topic. On currently availabl...

26 Nov 2009
Navin Rammohan

Channels: Really It's More Than Just Channels...

Banks have invested tirelessly in channel and process transformation to improve end-user experience. But you'll agree, only certain innovations, primarily on the channel front, have created visible i

26 Nov 2009
Robert Siciliano

Popular Online Attacks This Holiday Season Pt II of IV

Cybercriminals Take Advantage of the Holiday Season, Aiming to Steal Consumers’ Money, Identities and Financial Information As cybercriminals begin to take advantage of the holiday season, McAfee, In...

26 Nov 2009
Keith Appleyard

Retain the Cheques for Small Business and Small People

I see both sides of this coin at the Children's Charity (Playgroup) I run. Only yesterday I received 3 Invoices, none of which contained any Bank details, so I was obliged to pay by Cheque. I’m just f...

25 Nov 2009
Whatever...
Elizabeth Lumley

I work for Bank of America, DM me!

Bank of America was an early active adopter of Twitter, which they use to monitor and respond to customer service questions. It is interesting to see how Twitter as evolved. For some it is about watc...

25 Nov 2009
Social Banks
Elizabeth Lumley

You can use it ...even if you are a Sugarbabe

I just needed to share this with the Finextra Community. So much better than the Window 7 house party - Push that button baby! (for those outside the UK - the Sugarbabes are an all-girl UK supergroup,...

25 Nov 2009
Whatever...
Iosif Itkin

TTLiquidity: what could be a single big improvement in SOR?

The TradTech Liquidity event was very good this year. It provides a good outlook on the state of the industry as well as perfect networking opportunities. Personally, I enjoyed the panel on How Smart ...

25 Nov 2009
MiFID
Robert Siciliano

The 12 Scams of Christmas

Cybercriminals Take Advantage of the Holiday Season, Aiming to Steal Consumers’ Money, Identities and Financial Information As cybercriminals begin to take advantage of the holiday season, McAfee, Inc...

25 Nov 2009
A Finextra Member

France and Ireland prepare for war

Before the handball, there was... the Box. Read the exchange of letters that preceded the France/Ireland match. (Rue des Blageurs. Ha.)

24 Nov 2009