Posts in Financial Services

Trend alert: events are going cashless with payment wristbands

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Posted on 24th Jun 2015 by in Financial Services

Contactless payments are surging in popularity, and a new wearable is joining the lineup: the wristband. Major events across the globe have started using contactless wristbands to make transactions easier, faster, and more fun for attendees and merchants alike. These wristbands are designed with embedded contactless technology that can securely link to a user’s payment card information. The user […]

A complete payment security package: EMV, tokenization, encryption

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Posted on 21st May 2015 by in Financial Services

There is no question that technology advancements in mobile payments and wearables are having an impact on the payments industry. Consumers are turning to smartphones and wearables, like festival wristbands and smartwatches, to manage their money in a quicker, more efficient way.  Easy, “tap & go” contactless payments are also on the rise. Just last […]

How our wearable technology is improving the fan experience at Saracens Rugby Club

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Posted on 11th May 2015 by in Financial Services

Our smart wristbands were a hit at Saracens’ final home game of the season. Read on to find out what fans and bloggers thought.

Creating a cashless stadium one tap at a time, at Saracens Rugby Club

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Posted on 8th May 2015 by in Financial Services

We’re trialling our smart wristbands at Saracens this weekend, ahead of a full launch in the fall.

Setting the stage to bank the unbanked in India

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Posted on 5th May 2015 by in Financial Services

According to the World Bank, bank account penetration in India has increased dramatically from 35% to 53% between 2011 and 2014. Thanks to India’s financial inclusion initiative, Jan-Dhan Yojana, a record breaking 125.5 million bank accounts have been opened since its launch August 15, 2014. However, the majority of these accounts, around 84.5 million, are […]

Layers are the key to good cake and secure banking

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Posted on 23rd Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

Much like good cakes, the best security solutions have layers. Efficient security policies don’t rely on a single technique. Instead, they integrate several complementary layers. In this post, we explain why this layered approach is needed for modern, digital banking.

Five lessons for financial sector leaders in developing services for the future

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Posted on 14th Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

The youth are, as they say, the future. What then should banks be doing to ensure they are developing the right services for when they grow up?

Cross-channel fraud and the benefits of tokenization

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Posted on 13th Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

As mCommerce continues to grow, security becomes increasingly important. We look at how limited tokens can reduce cross-channel fraud

How can mobile empower customer retention and growth for banks?

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Posted on 10th Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

Trust in banks is still tentative, making retaining customers hard and growth even harder. We discuss how mobile can help.

Nearly half of America’s youth would switch banks for security reasons

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Posted on 7th Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

Nearly one in four kids in America would access their accounts over public Wi-Fi. Who would they punish if they were then subjected to a security breach?
Probable answer: the banks