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Add Security to Fintech Services, the Modern Way

Wouldn’t you know it. Just as demand for mobile fintech services explodes, the familiar and unwelcome sight of security weaknesses rears its ugly head.  The constant demand for robust, secure services would be discouraging, if all we had to work with were traditional development models and tools. The good news: developers now have a boatload of new infrastructure frameworks, models, practices and tools that make security an efficient and integral part of application development. Saying Goodbye to Old Security Habits The traditional way to secure applications is to engage the QA process at the end of production. That’s when time pressures to release the app are the greatest, and it’s usually too late to make significant changes. When changes are […]

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Fintech Companies Migrate to the Cloud

There’s no doubt about it. Fintech adoption is booming—global investment activity was valued at $3.2 billion in 1Q2017. Learn how the drive for fintech provides greater flexibility and faster delivery of traditional and innovative financial offerings to fintech customers. The Cloud-ward Migration is Real In the past, financial software focused on internal processes and operations. But then, device-carrying customers started to live their financial lives online.  Presto! Forward-looking finance companies started delivering what their customers wanted, a mobile-first experience. More and more customers got engaging services that were convenient, fast and useful, anywhere there’s an Internet connection.  Contactless payments, e-deposits, digital lending, capital markets and peer-to-peer payments. Life was good. As the crowds of enthusiastic mobile customers grew, so did […]

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FinTech & loT: How They Relate

Fintech and the Internet of Things (IoT). These are just two of the countless buzzwords that the IT sector launches at unwary users. But it’s worthwhile learning about them because they both are growing in importance and have a lot to offer. Here’s how they work together to provide value for finance companies and customers. Fintech and the IoT Say the word “fintech,” and many things come to mind—an industry, a group of companies or specialized technologies. What’s the best definition? When you talk about the IoT (a group of technologies), it’s helpful to define fintech as: Technologies that financial services organizations use to offer new or improved services and make their operations more efficient. What is the IoT?  Think […]

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