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Digital skimming: the lucrative cybercrime

ATM Marketplace

Ameet Naik, a security evangelist at PerimeterX with more than twenty years of experience in information security explains digital skimming and how to protect your business and your clients

PayPal’s Rainey: CFOs Must Focus On Customers (Not Just Cash Flow) Amid Great Digital Shift

PYMNTS

Amid the myriad challenges of 2020 — the pandemic, the wildfires, the hurricanes, the social unrest — the silver lining might be that firms of all sizes have learned to pivot, to serve their end customers in nimble ways.

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The State of Defi: Is it the future of finance or just another bubble?

Daily Fintech

There’s no doubt that there has been a lot of innovation and opportunity in the DeFi ecosystem. In the three months since the launch of COMP, the growth in the space has been phenomenal. We’ve seen an endless stream of farms, forks, crashes and heists.

What's on the horizon for B2B payments?

Mobile Payments Today

B2B payments have gone through major changes in the past couple of years, and COVID-19 has only sped up that process.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Managing Loan Workouts: 10 Lender Action Items

Abrigo

Key Takeaways Managing a large volume of loan workouts is the next challenge facing many financial institutions. Managing loan workouts requires tackling numerous process-related decisions concerning selecting, analyzing, and tracking loans.

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Open Banking and CDR data—learn from the leaders to drive growth

Accenture

For leading incumbent banks, Open Banking or, as it is enacted in Australia, the Consumer Data Right (CDR), is not just a regulatory imperative.

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Easy money: How digital skimming is robbing your customers

Mobile Payments Today

With over twenty years of experience in information security, Ameet Naik, an expert in digital security, explains what digital skimming is and how it can hurt your clients and your business

Cost Adjustments: Why Living in the 1990s Might Be Depressing Your Financial Institution’s Market Value Premium

Abrigo

Key Takeaways Financial institution executives wondering about changes in their market value premiums might need to look at the assumption used for modeling deposit servicing costs. Some ALM models rely on cost of servicing assumptions that haven't been updated in years.

Fed Sees Possible Path To ‘Direct Issuance’ Of Digital Dollars

PYMNTS

Digital dollars could make the leap from concept to reality, but there might be a few ways to get there.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Stripe: The developer-first payment unicorn

Daily Fintech

Efi Pylarinou is the founder of Efi Pylarinou Advisory and a Fintech/Blockchain influencer – No.3 influencer in the finance sector by Refinitiv Global Social Media 2019. Stripe is one of the most well-funded private Fintechs.

No longer the alternative: The approaching future of local payments

Mobile Payments Today

While merchants will not be ditching card terminals anytime soon, they should take notice of the growing adoption of digital payments

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COVID-19’s impact on banking and capital markets

Accenture

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the banking and capital markets (B&CM) industry as liquidity, rates and fees continue to be stressed and regulatory and business-driven demands evolve rapidly.

PayPal, Mastercard Add 5 EU Countries To Debit Card Offering

PYMNTS

PayPal and Mastercard are bringing the PayPal Business Debit Mastercard to more businesses in Europe. The companies said in a Wednesday (Sept.

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The Empowered Consumer

When it comes to working with the empowered consumer, AI has the power to help your business thrive by leveraging your own data to better understand your customers. Read our ebook, The Empowered Consumer, to learn more about how AI can help you connect with your customers.

7 Easy Ways To Find Fraud In Your PPP Loan Portfolio Based Off The Data

Banker to Banker

Chances are, even if you limited your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) origination to just customers, you still have some fraud. If you took on new customers, you likely have between 5% and 10% fraud, even with a medium level of screening.

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5 ways COVID-19 changed the nature of payments fraud

Payments Source

As many businesses and consumers have been forced to deal with the difficult conditions thrust upon them by the COVID-19 pandemic, so too have fraudsters needed to make adjustments just to continue their life of crime. Fraud detection Payment fraud Identity theft Coronavirus

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Banking Tech Vision: Customer experience beyond COVID

Accenture

While I predicted unstable weather with a high probability of storms in my forecast for 2020, I could have not foreseen just how turbulent this year would turn out to be.

Closing The Paper Check To Instant Cash Flow Gap For America’s SMBs

PYMNTS

Turn the clock back a year and the world for small businesses was very different on the eve of the 2019 holiday-shopping season.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Actively Managing Loan Duration

Banker to Banker

Uncertainty creates significant challenges for business managers, and while variability in outcomes is a business constant, the degree of uncertainty during a pandemic is extraordinary.

Wirecard loses another suitor as BBVA-backed lender drops out

Payments Source

Wirecard AG’s administrator is facing declining interest in the disgraced payment company’s German assets after another potential buyer followed Deutsche Bank AG’s lead and pulled out of the bidding. Digital payments Wirecard

COVID-19 pushes banks’ innovation to great heights

Accenture

The COVID-19 pandemic has made digital transformation more relevant and urgent than before for everyone from governments to companies—and banking is no exception.

FinCEN Files Show Banks’ ‘Whack-a-Mole’ Battle Against KYC/AML

PYMNTS

Gross negligence – or evidence of a battle waged by banks that requires new, high-tech weaponry? To that end, and as reported by BuzzFeed , documents submitted by banks to the U.S.

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Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust

The new DataRobot whitepaper, Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust, outlines eight important lessons that organizations must understand to follow best data science practices and ensure that AI is being implemented successfully.

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 23rd September.

Daily Fintech

What is the optimal method of stablecoin delivery? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. Last week the question seemed to be who should be first? This week it has moved on to how?

Digital, blockchain payments can fill gaps in financial services—but are no replacement

Payments Source

The conversation around advancing the distribution and use of digital currency gets a boost every time the banking system stubs its toe. And there have been many recent examples of financial system problems to point to. Blockchain Cross border payments Digital payments Ripple

Banking Tech Vision: Innovating at speed and scale

Accenture

This year, banks have needed to innovate at unprecedented speed and scale to navigate the choppy waters of the COVID-19 crisis. In the Accenture Banking Technology Vision for 2020—our annual review of emerging IT developments that will have the greatest impact on banks in the coming years—we identify some of the dangers and opportunities emerging…. The post Banking Tech Vision: Innovating at speed and scale appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog.

International Trade Shows Signs Of Recovery

PYMNTS

While most sectors have suffered from the pandemic, global trade has proved remarkably resilient. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported the industry is making a stronger comeback than after the 2008 financial crisis, contrary to the predictions the pandemic could paralyze trade permanently.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.