Blog Date: February 21, 2013
Author(s): Al Pascual

The good old days when the bad guy had to get a bit dirty to steal your personal info have come and gone. The anonymity and convenience afforded to today’s digital crooks has prompted a paradigm shift in the way that fraudsters do business to the...

Category/Topic: Fraud and Security
Blog Date: February 15, 2013
Author(s): Mark Schwanhausser

There is a spirited conversation occurring in a Personal Finance Management subgroup on LinkedIn, spurred by Mary Wisniewski’s column in American Banker about how “PFM Defies Definition.” The heart of the discussion points to the growing awareness...

Blog Date: February 7, 2013

MasterCard Advisors today announced that it has taken an ownership stake in the data analytics and decisioning firm, Mu Sigma. Known for large scale, high volume -or big data – analysis, Mu Sigma is one of the emerging breed of decision support...

Blog Date: February 4, 2013
Author(s): Mark Schwanhausser

The Federal Trade Commission’s $800,000 settlement with social network Path last Friday offered more evidence that federal and state regulators will be active participants in defining better ways to protect consumer privacy in an era of interactive...

Blog Date: January 31, 2013
Author(s): Mark Schwanhausser

The news today that FIS has purchased the 78% share of mFoundry that it didn’t already own should come as no surprise.

Blog Date: January 16, 2013
Author(s): Mark Schwanhausser

Green Dot’s effort to blaze a trail for the next generation of banking highlights the building competition for Gen Y consumers and the challenges that must be overcome to redefine banking. It also sends a warning signal to the credit union industry...