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December 03

How can banks win the mobile payments game?

Banks are beginning to realize that mobile payments are better not left to tech giants. Banks can be intermediated and loose the one-on-one brand connection with the consumer. But how can banks win the mobile payments game?

Well, the partnership between Chase and MCX gives us a few good lessons. At first you . . .

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November 12

Meet Sequent at Cartes 2015 and learn how to secure mobile payments and bring all cards to mobile

Sequent executives will be presenting at Cartes discussing mobile payments security and how to bring all payment, loyalty, transit and access control cards to mobile devices for transactions anywhere. Come listen to our presentations and meet us in person in Paris.

Speaker: Lance Johnson, Sequent Chief Security Officer

PANEL DEBATE: Mobile Payments Security in the . . .

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November 03

Mobile payments security with a “Defense in Depth”

Mobile payments is the next “big thing” for consumers. But how can we keep it from becoming so for hackers as well? As our “always on” culture moves from good old plastic and chip cards to mobile phones, where data and software are more vulnerable to hackers, how do we maintain trust without eliminating utility . . .

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July 30

Cards are the hottest new content category on mobile

2015 has been the breakthrough year for consumer mobile payments at physical stores. Beyond the current hype, there is still plenty of debate about whether mobile proximity payment will be successful moving forward. This new consumer value has roots in both the payments and mobile ecosystems and yet is something wholly new – an idea that . . .

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June 16

Bank’s customer experience problem made worse by not having their own wallets

A new report on the experience of retail banking customers painted a sobering picture of a banking industry slowly loosing touch with its customer base and threatened by all sides by new innovative entrants. The new “Pay” wallet offerings by tech giants may only be the latest threat in a long list, but may be . . .

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June 02

Webinar: The Empire Strikes Back! How Banks Can Win the Wallet Wars

Banks risk being intermediated by major wallet providers by not enabling their own banking app for payments. Learn how they can fight back!
 

The branded mobile app is the closest, cheapest connection banks have ever had with their customers. But banks are under threat to lose this connection and millions of dollars in investment . . .

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Marcelo De Lima
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May 26

Mobile payments and the great wallet shuffle – which bank will come out on top?

Depending on which survey you read, anywhere from 28% to 48% of iPhone 6 users have already tried Apple Pay, and half of those who haven’t intend to do so in the next 90 days. These astoundingly high numbers will impact the payments industry just as iTunes impacted the music business, and players who . . .

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May 04

Mobile payment fraud – Emerging ground for cyber criminals

We may love the Hollywood movies about amazing bank or jewelry heists, armored car robberies, art scams, and the like, but smart criminals figured out long ago that a good financial data breach is a much more lucrative form of criminal activity. And it comes with the added benefit of much lower risk of arrest . . .

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April 17

The rise of HCE-based mobile payments

From an interview published on Mobile Payments Today

Last May, Russia-based Sberbank became one of the first major financial institutions to announce a commercial mobile wallet rollout that integrated Host Card Emulation to bypass the secure element in a smartphone to make NFC mobile payments. Sequent Software Inc., a U.S.-based firm that . . .

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March 15

Reinventing the in-store app experience

I recently came across an article on Retail Touchpoints called “Reinventing The Retail App For In-Store Success”. In it Artisan CEO Bob Moul explains why retailers nowadays care so much about native mobile app strategy for in-store experience and how it is essential to maximizing ROI.

According to a Google research, some 84 . . .

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