John Ahlberg

Blogger profile: John Ahlberg

The hardest working man in slow business. Or is it the other way around? Regardless, John’s the MarCom manager for our eBanking division, based in Sweden. Blogs on all things Ezio -- Gemalto’s brilliant brand for online banking security -- and industry related matters. Enjoys fine dining, semi-false singing and bad football. His team, ÖIS, is stuck in Sweden’s 3rd division now.


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Posts by John Ahlberg:

Securing mobile banking for the ‘unbanked’


Posted on 4th Jun 2013 by in Corporate

On this blog we often write about NFC technology, mobile payments and the latest technologies using smartphones and digital security to empower our everyday lives. A lot of the time, these innovations and technological advances relate to more developed regions, whether North America, Europe, the Middle East or Asian countries such as South Korea and […]

Happy 18th birthday to eCommerce – secure shopping for all


Posted on 17th Jul 2012 by in Corporate

Yes indeed, 18 years have passed since eCommerce was ‘born’. Well, that’s according to some rather loose interpretation based on Wikipedia data. If you take the birth of eCommerce to coincide with Pizza Hut offering ordering on its web page then we can agree that 1994 was indeed the year shopping across multiple channels commenced. […]

eBanking solutions


Posted on 25th Oct 2011 by in Corporate

Håkan Nordfjell and Peter Gullberg explain the core benefits of Gemalto’s Ezio Suite — a comprehensive, versatile and easy-to-implement eBanking security solution. They explain the benefits that such a scalable, portable and flexible solution offers to the banking industry, including tools for viewing real-time eGovernance, tax returns, and insurance payments. Have a watch!

Why use secure eBanking devices?


Posted on 1st Sep 2011 by in Corporate

Using secure eBanking devices reduces online fraud because a hacker cannot access (or take) money from your online banking accounts using only your stolen login information. The hacker would also need the device, a smart bankcard and reader or a secure USB token. Still not convinced you should use secure eBanking devices? Read on!

mBanking’s Big Advantage


Posted on 3rd Aug 2011 by in Corporate

As one billion people turn to mobile phones and tablets to access the Internet, eBankers are seizing the opportunity to significantly enhance the security of their online banking and e-commerce, enable peer-to-peer mobile money, and develop a new mBanking channel.

Online banking infographics – How to build a secure web service


Posted on 21st Jul 2011 by in Corporate

In the last of our series of online banking infographics we show our ten steps for implementing a secure service. The most important step is to properly plan their deployment taking into account not only the technical constraints but also employee and customer communication.

The state of online banking in the Americas


Posted on 7th Jul 2011 by in Corporate

The Americas are no different from other parts of the world – online banking is becoming second nature. The latest instalment of our world tour of ebanking security features cases from across North & South America including Mexico and the USA.

Online banking infographic – what are the risks and their remedies?


Posted on 6th Jul 2011 by in Corporate

Home banking is an activity where we like to feel secure and away from the prying eyes of nasty strangers. Risks do exist but luckily there are counter-measures as shown in our latest eBanking infographic.

The world of secure online banking – European experiences


Posted on 6th Jul 2011 by in Corporate

As the world moves to stronger eBanking security, Europe leads in using EMV payment cards for online banking and Internet payments.

The benefits of online banking – Savings, convenience, loyalty and more


Posted on 28th Jun 2011 by in Corporate

I rarely go to my bank branch and this is not just more convenient for me but it’s also in my bank’s interest as most of us prefer to interact this way, so customers will be happier, it’s also a whole lot cheaper for the bank to interact with their customers on line.