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Robert Siciliano

Happy Holidays and Thank You From Robert Siciliano

25 years ago I was in a situation where I needed some help. A man appeared out of nowhere and seemed to have sensed my desperation and offered assistance. I accepted. Up until that day “It was all abo...

31 Dec 2010
Bo Harald

What did I write?

Looking back – some of the most viewed posts: On EU: Questions European Tax Payers should ask: http://www.finextra.com/community/fullblog.aspx?id=2815 A digital Single Market – why and how?: http:/...

30 Dec 2010
Innovation in Financial Services
Brett King

A Start-up Boom for the Finance Sector?

In 2010 we had a bunch of innovative ideas become mainstream and start to impact the banking arena (for a full coverage see my post in Huffington.) However, 2011 promises to be more disruptive becaus...

29 Dec 2010
Innovation in Financial Services
Robert Siciliano

Hacking Wireless for Identity Theft

The ability to connect wirelessly has a lot to do with the indispensability of the Internet in our daily lives. Wireless Internet is available in our homes, offices, cafes, restaurants, parks, hotels,...

28 Dec 2010
Steven Murdoch

UK Cards Association attempt to supress Cambridge research

The UK Cards Association (previously known as APACS) has written to the University of Cambridge asking them to remove a paper, claiming that it contains information that might be of use to criminals....

25 Dec 2010
Information Security
Retired Member

New Years Regulations

As 2010 draws to a close, it seems an appropriate time to consider the changes that have taken place over the last twelve months and look ahead to the coming year. In terms of payments security, 2010 ...

23 Dec 2010
Information Security
Uri Rivner

ZeusiLeaks Archives File 001: The ex-Agent

OK folks, quick recap: if you think WikiLeaks is the largest leak of data the world has seen, think again. In fact, think two orders of magnitude bigger. Who needs a quarter of a million diplomatic ca...

23 Dec 2010
Innovation in Financial Services
Retired Member

2011: The year for mobile banking

Research published recently by Forrester shows that mobile banking provision in Europe is gathering pace. This refers to all three of the main mobile banking services – mobile web, mobile app and text...

22 Dec 2010
Retired Member

My banker's New Year resolutions

It’s that time of the year again. The time for optimistic New Year’s resolutions. Don’t worry, I won’t have you commit on going back to the gym. No, we’ll keep it simple. So here we go, read this out ...

20 Dec 2010
Brett King

The Top 14 innovations in the banking arena for 2010

2010 was a bumper year for innovations in the retail banking and payments space. Below are some of the top innovations this year. Let me know how you rank these in respect to their ability to be real

17 Dec 2010
Innovation in Financial Services
Elizabeth Lumley

2010 - Consensus? We don't need no stinking consensus...

So, does anyone think 2010 was a really weird year? It didn't have the 'OMG! Western Capitalism is dead!' drama of 2008, nor the limping, walking wounded vibe of 2009. Hey, 2010 even saw the return of...

17 Dec 2010
Retired Member

The role of technology in banking innovation

Ask a dozen bankers about the relationship between technology and innovation, and the answer will either be ‘inseparable friendship’ or ‘uneasy truce’.... or something to that effect. I have observed,...

17 Dec 2010
Innovation in Financial Services