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TransUnion Backs Dashlane for Password Security
Credit bureau TransUnion is diversifying its online security services with a strategic partnership announced this week with Dashlane, provider of a fast-growing password-management platform.  more »
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U.S. banks, already troubled to put in place the alliances necessary to operate in Asia and other parts of the world, have even more to worry about in light of investigators' allegations that North Korea played a role in the cyber attacks on Swift partner banks throughout Southeast Asia as well as the Bangladesh account at the New York Federal Reserve Bank. more »
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The fight between Visa and Walmart over authenticating chip cards could have a negative outcome for everyone involved, regardless of which side wins. more »
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Consumers, banks and merchants all want faster payments, but new technology only seems to be making the process slower. more »
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Boston's Copley Place, one of the properties connected to Simon Property Group, which is working with the vendor Spring to link real-time payment data to mall loyalty programs.
E-commerce is eroding the appeal of shopping malls, so the operators of some of the largest shopping centers are starting to dish out their own share of digital disruption. more »
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FleetCor has partnered with IBM Cloud services to help manage increasing customer demand and data as it grows its business into new markets. more »
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Fleet card provider WEX has extended its fuel management program with QuikTrip, a convenience store and gasoline marketer. more »
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There is an old saying by Mark Twain, "Never let the truth stand in the way of a good story, unless you can't think of anything better." Recently, Walmart filed a lawsuit against Visa complaining the company won't let it require PINs on transactions made with chip-enabled debit cards. more »
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"We are stepping up to the plate as our owners and overseers expect us to," said Gottfried Leibbrandt, CEO of Swift.
With banks worldwide feeling the heat of recent cyber attacks against Swift messaging participants, and the financial telecommunication cooperative's reputation taking an even bigger hit, Swift is making public a five-step plan to tighten security measures. more »
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When black market criminals use tighter security than global payment systems, you know the banking industry needs to wake up. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is now a standard practice on the ‘dark web,’ yet most banks require just one password to authorize transactions. more »
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Older consumers like chip cards better than young people, mostly based on a generational divide over security and speed rather than a predisposition to adopt new technology. more »
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Digital transformation goes beyond digitizing processes like payments or other financial services. more »
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While the current phase of the U.S. chip card migration is still far from the finish line, attention is turning to the 'next' EMV migration at gas stations, which figures to be just as challenging. more »