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Penny Crosman

Editor in Chief

Penny Crosman is Editor in Chief of Bank Technology News and Technology Editorof American Banker. She has had senior editorial roles at Bank Systems & Technology, Wall Street & Technology, Intelligent Enterprise and Network Magazine, among other titles.

Recent Stories From this Author

Why Banks Are Testing Bitcoin's Blockchain (Without Bitcoin)
June 1, 2015 Though lukewarm about Bitcoin itself, bankers see promise in the technology it runs on, specifically the distributed ledger,...

Redesign at Bank of the West Shows Web Still Vital in Mobile Age
May 28, 2015 Recognizing that twice as many customers use online banking as mobile banking, the San Francisco bank has invested in a...

Banks' Cyber Risks Compounded by 'Commjacking' of Wi-Fi Networks
May 26, 2015 New software aims to help prevent wireless network hijacking, or "commjacking." But there are also steps banks can take on...

Remote Employee Access Is Risky; This Bank Makes It Safer
May 22, 2015 Carolina Bank's growth, and a corresponding increase in remote workers, drove the CEO and IT department to seek technology...

Young Quants Shift from Risk Taking to Risk Management
May 21, 2015 Quants are still around, and their computer, math and statistical modeling skills are still sorely needed in banking. But...

BBVA Compass Takes Emulating Startups to Another Level
May 18, 2015 In its new 80,000-square-foot development center, the bank is adopting the look, feel, and practices of fintech startups. Itís...

Mitek Debuts ID Scanning Tech for Account Opening
May 12, 2015 Mitek on Tuesday rolled out a new imaging technology for financial services companies called Photo Verify. It lets bank...

Authentication Advances May Finally Kill Passwords and PINs
May 12, 2015 Voice biometrics, fingerprint recognition, device ID and behavioral analytics are at long last becoming accurate and...

Players Wanted: Fintech Sandbox Seeking Bank Partners
May 6, 2015 The Fintech Sandbox ó an accelerator of sorts for startups ó has attracted ten data providers and eight fintech startups in...

Deutsche Bank Tech Chief Overhauls 145-Year-Old Global Giant
May 4, 2015 Kim Hammonds is modernizing Deutsche Bank's technology with a set of dramatic choices to outsource some functions, bring...

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