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Innovation in Security: Black Hat 2018

Javelin Report
Date: October 2, 2018
Author(s): Sean Sposito, Al Pascual
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...
Chase and Wells Fargo have unveiled mobile banking apps this summer that are innovative, provocative, and inherently risky experiments. In the first of two case studies, Javelin examines Chase’s Finn app, released in June, to be followed by a look...

7 Ways to Reinvent Paying Bills in a Mobile Era

Javelin Report
Date: September 20, 2018
FI bill pay is at a crossroads — and at a virtual standstill. When it comes to the never-ending chore of monitoring and paying bills, consumers are not about to choose between paying bills through their FI or directly at billers. They have made it...
Javelin’s Online Banking Scorecard is a follow-up to “Building Better Online Banking,” which detailed strategic principles that will help FIs evolve along Javelin’s Digital Banking Maturity Path and cement long-term banking relationships built on...
Analysts from Javelin’s Small Business Banking practice attended three conferences in the spring and summer of 2018: FinovateSpring, LendIt Fintech, and the SourceMedia Digital Banking conference. Of the firms presenting, Javelin identified four...

Mobile Wallet Wars: A Battle for Consumer Loyalty

Javelin Report
Date: September 6, 2018
Since the launch of Apple Pay in 2014, payment providers, issuers, and merchants have been jockeying for position as the default payment method on digital devices. Apple Pay was quickly followed by Google Pay and Samsung Pay, yet the big three...

Technology Warranties: Vendors Find a Ready Market in Financial Institutions

Javelin Report
Date: August 30, 2018
Author(s): Sean Sposito
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 outside...

The London Protocol

Javelin Report
Date: August 22, 2018
Author(s): Sean Sposito, Al Pascual
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 the...

Digital Banking for Gen Z

Javelin Report
Date: August 16, 2018
This report delves into the unprecedented historical and cultural moment into which Gen Z is emerging and explores what the implications are for digital banking strategists, marketers, and executives. It will be vital for banks to understand this...

PayPal Poses Greater Threat to Banks Than Amazon

Javelin Report
Date: August 9, 2018
Author(s): Emmett Higdon
Drawing on Javelin’s Digital Banking Maturity Path, this initial report provides a strategic roadmap to help understand where mobile banking has grown beyond being just a tool for transactional updates and interactions.


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