Screen Scraping

Screen scraping argument hots up as EBA rejects PSD2 amendment

The bank Vs FinTech screen scraping argument just got worse as the EBA (European Banking Authority) rejected an amendment to the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) proposed by the European Commission designed to allow the continuation of screen scraping. The EBA...
PINs and Passwords Vs mobile biometrics

Overcoming mobile biometrics challenge in financial services

The vast majority of consumers—93%—prefer biometrics over passwords for authenticating payments or other financial services. This comes as no surprise, as using biometrics is more secure and eliminates the hassle of having to recall...
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Study shows UK high street banks falling behind challenger banks

New research from FIS reveals that Britain’s challenger banks are outscoring their High Street counterparts in meeting their needs for digital payments, easy to understand and use products/services, innovative products/services and anywhere/anytime connectivity to their...
The EBA is wrong about screen scraping

Fight over EBA’s recommendation on Screen Scraping hots up as banks up the ante

Just days after a coalition of 56 FinTech vendors lobbied the European Banking Authority in a strongly worded petition regarding the practice of Screen Scraping, The European Banking Federation (EBF) is asking the European Commission (EC) for...
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Right finger forward: Why consumer technologies are driving biometric banking

When Apple and Samsung released new devices with fingerprint sensor technology, biometrics suddenly went mainstream and, as consumers, we’ve quickly become familiar with the technology. Fingerprint recognition has long been used as a means of...
ISO standards

A step towards financial inclusion with mobile banking using new ISO standards

Mobile banking not only makes our life easier, it gives access to banking services to those that have none. A new series of standards just published will provide the platform for this technology to...
The EBA is wrong about screen scraping

The EBA is wrong about screen scraping — and it’s going to hurt European...

On 23 February, the European Banking Authority (EBA) announced its intention to outlaw screen scraping in one of their Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) complementing the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2), set to come into...
New UK cheque clearing system to be rolled out

New UK cheque clearing system to be rolled out

The UK is set to roll-out an image-based cheque clearing system from 30 October 2017. The Cheque and Credit Clearing Company have announced that waiting for five to six working days to get money through...
Smartphone users who secure their device

Cyber security: smartphone owners don’t secure their devices

Cyber security, in particular mobile data security is a big issue. Recent Wikileaks claims of the C.I.A. hacking smartphones have once again brought the issue of mobile security to the forefront. In a time when smartphones are...

Norwegian banks defend Vipps P2P mobile payment against Nordic rivals

In an ambitious move, 100 Norwegian banks have taken a stake in the Vipps P2P mobile payment app developed by DNB in a bid to block competition from rival Nordic platforms and the likes of Facebook,...

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Is mobile money a haven for money launderers?

Is mobile money a haven for money launderers? There have been a number of developments in the international financial system in recent decades that...
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