Gen Y as the Next Threat Vector

As each new generation becomes more technologically advanced, banks and other service providers need to respond quickly to new expectations, and nowhere is this more apparent than with the generation we often call Gen Y, or the Millennial Generation. Gen Y has raised the bar when it comes to adoption of new technology, and the speed at which we must innovate. For example, they’re much more likely to use mobile… Read more


July 1, 2015 - Theresa Damato
How to enable high-value banking services on mobile

With the potential to create everything from new revenue opportunities, to increased customer acquisition to cost savings, mobile is changing the landscape of banking as we know it. The rollout of foundational mobile services is already yielding tremendous success, and as banks consider implementing more advanced, high-value mobile services, one of the biggest blockers remains the security of their mobile apps. In the traditional model, a customer typically logs in… Read more


February 26, 2015 - Theresa Damato
Meet the Mobile Menace

In the Star Trek fictional universe, high tech shields provided starships, space stations and planets with protection against threats and damage. If a shield was projected around a ship or other body, it could deflect projectiles and even weapons of enemies. The deflector shields operated by creating a layer, or layers, of energetic distortion around the object that needed to be protected. When it comes to information security, we face… Read more


Consumer Security Is No Longer One-Size-Fits-All

In the wake of recent high-profile breaches of personal information, a few things have become apparent to consumers as well as information security professionals. Retailers may be just as susceptible to information theft as financial institutions — the impact to consumers is just as damaging, and there is something severely lacking in the way information is transmitted and secured across the financial ecosystem. For some consumers, it’s enough to know… Read more