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Preserving Trust in Digital Financial Services: The Role of Identity and Authentication

This original report, sponsored by IBM Security examines the role of identity verification and authentication in building trust in financial services, both in helping accountholders trust their financial institutions and in enabling financial inst...

Overcoming the Top Ten Challenges to Omnichannel Fraud Management

This original report, sponsored by RSA, examines the challenges that financial institutions face in trying to manage fraud schemes that cross, and take advantage of, different banking channels. This research report was independently produced...

EMVCo Virtual TEE Certification

This original report, sponsored by MagicCube, examines the potential impact of EMVCo's pending virtual trusted execution environment (vTEE) certification and the advantages and drawbacks of vTEEs compared to current approaches, such as physical ...

Addressing the Threat of False Positive Declines

In the fight against credit and debit card fraud, merchants and issuers unwittingly create unintended casualties when they decline a legitimate cardholder’s transaction because of suspected fraud. No one wins when a “false positive” decline happ...

Innovation in Security: Black Hat 2018

There are few shows that bring together more security vendors than UBM Technology Group’s annual Black Hat conference. Squeezed between BSides Las Vegas and DEF CON, the conference’s two days of briefings bring together thousands of attendees an...

Technology Warranties: Vendors Find a Ready Market in Financial Institutions

Despite warnings from academics, former intelligence community officials, and federal law enforcement, some security professionals at financial services companies harbor a willingness to attack their adversaries. Not necessarily to destroy outsi...

The London Protocol

Amidst an increasing number of phishing reports involving digital certificates, several Certificate Authorities (CAs) have banded together. For the first time, these arbiters of digital trust are cooperating in an effort to proactively ensure th...

‘GDPR Lite’ California Privacy Act Mandates Modern Privacy Practices

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal that impacted roughly 87 million Facebook users, California lawmakers have quickly pushed through privacy legislation that could become a standard for how U.S. banks handle customer information.1 Th...

Securing Emerging Channels: Virtual Assistants, the Internet of Things, and Beyond

Connected cars, light bulbs, voice assistants, chatbots, and more! The “Internet of things” (IoT) is expanding swiftly with new types of devices, many of them carrying potential to support banking and payment services. These emerging channels of...

2018 Trust in Banking

This report ranks seventeen of the largest financial institutions in the US according to their level of trust among accountholders and considers the factors that can engender or undermine trust in a financial institution.

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