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The tightrope the EBA is walking
25-07-2019|Simon Rodway

The tightrope the EBA is walking

The European Banking Authority (EBA) plays an extraordinarily complex role. Having to manage and regulate the financial industry means walking a tightrope between directional regulation and restrictive controls.
EMV 3-D Secure pushes the cost of fraud back onto the fraudster
23-07-2019|Steve Bledsoe

EMV 3-D Secure pushes the cost of fraud back onto the fraudster

In the US market, the consumer is always right, and in the never-ending quest for higher profits and brand loyalty, a merchant will do almost anything to earn a consumer’s repeat business.
Running late for your date with PSD2? We’ve got an app for that
18-07-2019|Cara Visser

Running late for your date with PSD2? We’ve got an app for that

Tick tock, tick tock. September 14 is the go-live date for the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) requirement for strong customer authentication (SCA). With Entersekt’s help, you can still meet the deadline – but hurry, because it’s going to be tight.
Five things … everyone’s asking about faster payments
11-07-2019|Cara Visser

Five things … everyone’s asking about faster payments

Consumer, bank or business; near or far, technology has changed the banking game in more ways than we can count. One example is the rapid ascent of faster payments systems over the last decade.
Getting to know your customers: Part 2
04-07-2019|Lelanie de Roubaix

Getting to know your customers: Part 2

Who are the most frequent users of mobile banking apps, and why is important that banks get to know them? This two-part series takes a closer look.
Getting to know your customers: Part 1
27-06-2019|Lelanie de Roubaix

Getting to know your customers: Part 1

Who are the most frequent users of mobile banking apps, and why is it important that banks get to know them? This two-part series takes a closer look.
Banking on your customers’ experience?
13-06-2019|Alpa Somaiya

Banking on your customers’ experience?

The banking customer is the ultimate prize in the battle that’s been raging between legacy financial institutions, and fintech and big tech. The weapons of choice are data, technology and targeted marketing. The fight is an interesting one with regulatory forces encouraging innovation and new digital technologies providing the opportunities to improve customer experiences.
Why “mobile-first” must mean “trust always”
05-06-2019|Sherif Samy

Why “mobile-first” must mean “trust always”

Trust is inherent in banking, and has been since the beginning, when people decided to store coins and bills in vaults. Sherif Samy, SVP: North America, explained in a podcast with PYMNTS.com on 26 February 2019 why pairing the trust factor with the mobile can help banks adopt a successful omnichannel approach to boost engagement.
Huawei or another
30-05-2019|Mark van Dalsen

Huawei or another

Huawei Technologies Co. has inspired Western government suspicion for at least a dozen years. Recent events came as a shock to many consumers, but they continue a trajectory of investigations, abandoned partnerships, and outright bans. Add a protectionist US president with a brash approach to negotiation, and bada bing! So far, so inevitable.
It started with a bang
23-05-2019|Alpa Somaiya

It started with a bang

Since the Big Bang, the universe has been continuously transforming. In the here and now, however, biological evolution seems to be falling behind technology. Some claim that technology will bring about an entirely new era of evolution, but what does this mean for our future?

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