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Alternative Logins on Mobile Still Lag User ID & Password

by March 10, 2016 at 1:31 pm 1 comment

The average internet user has 19 passwords, and one in three of them suck, according to security experts. But it’s not our fault — remembering passwords is hard! An upper-case letter, a number, a special character… and yet we have to enter them again and again, even on tiny mobile screens.Read More

SunTrust Rolls Out EMV Cards — Way Ahead of Schedule

SunTrust Rolls Out EMV Cards — Way Ahead of Schedule

by June 20, 2014 at 11:42 am 1 comment

The clock is ticking on EMV adoption, but one bank, at least, is ready.

Debit Cards: Signature or PIN, What’s What?

Debit Cards: Signature or PIN, What’s What?

by December 30, 2013 at 9:33 am 0 comments

What kind of debit card do you have? The two types are direct debit cards and deferred debit cards. Direct debit Use of a PIN (personal identification number), which the bank issues or you choose. Card purchases require entering the PIN, and money is taken out of your checking accountRead More

As Fraud Increases, Call Centers Become Key Security Battleground for Banks

As Fraud Increases, Call Centers Become Key Security Battleground for Banks

by January 9, 2013 at 9:57 am 2 comments

Fraud is just a phone call away for most banks today. In a shift, call centers have become the weakest link in banks’ security chains, rather than online banking platforms, according to experts. “It used to be easiest for criminals to fraudulently access accounts online,” says Ben Knieff, head ofRead More

Eye-Popping PIN Debit

Eye-Popping PIN Debit

by November 9, 2012 at 3:16 pm 0 comments

Here’s a data point that deserves notice: PIN debit volume in the US spiked 6.7% last month. Yes, you read that right, 6.7%. With growth rates like that, PIN debit could finally hit the big time in this nation sooner rather than later. That growth rate was October was healthyRead More