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Security Startups: Innovative Approaches to Detection

Javelin Report
October 25, 2019 By: Sean Sposito
For financial institutions (FIs) and payment companies, identifying cybersecurity startups to partner with can be among the most challenging tasks inherent in network defense. Unlike large established vendors, smaller, younger firms have the agility...
The United States recently moved to chip technology but is it ready for contactless payments? Issuers and merchants both need each other to make the business case to upgrade to near field communication (NFC) options. The report reviews the business...
Nearly 140 million Americans have used mobile banking in the past 30 days. For many of them, the mobile banking app has become their primary account management tool. Just 42% of these consumers, however, believe that they can resolve most customer...

Solving the Evolving Fraud Problem Through Fusion

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September 24, 2019 By: Kyle Marchini, Sean Sposito
This original report, sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton, outlines the specific motivations, frameworks, and technologies used by collaborative fraud and security teams inside financial institutions, merchants, and payment service...

How to Shape Zelle Beyond 2020

Javelin Report
September 24, 2019 By: Tyler Brown
A year and a half after its highly publicized rollout, Zelle has become the standard for making person- to-person payments through financial institutions (FIs). It has forced its way onto the shortlist for near-term investments in digital banking...

How Amazon Is Redefining Payments

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September 17, 2019 By: Krista Tedder
The past several years have been filled with water cooler conversations of "what happens if Amazon becomes a bank". The good news is that they don't want to be a bank. Amazon wants to partner with merchants as a payment service provider to build a...
This report will examine the characteristics of the segment of subprime borrowers classified as “near-prime” and why they struggle to obtain affordable credit. We will also explore new technologies and alternative approaches to assessing...
In this report, we examine the progress made so far in developing faster payments technologies, how that will influence how small businesses make payments, and how banks and service providers can develop products that will allow business owners...

The New Criminal Toolbox: Tools and Tactics for Modern Crimeware

Javelin Report
August 22, 2019 By: Kyle Marchini
The growth of fraud over the past decade has fueled the rise of a sophisticated criminal economy. Individuals getting started in fraud, or existing teams changing their focus, rarely need to build their own tools, instead turning to marketplaces...
Javelin’s report exposes problems that plague FIs big and small, sometimes caused by shortcomings in core banking technology, incremental upgrades, and poorly integrated services and features. But this review – illustrated with nearly 70 screenshots...

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