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

Bank CEOs Fear the Data-Driven Decision
November 19, 2014 The heads of banks are resistant to analytics and data-driven decisions in general, according to a new survey, yet embrace...

The Dridex Threat: How to Block the Latest Malware Aimed at Banks
November 18, 2014 The online banking malware Dridex leans on an old technique, phishing, and an even older ruse, malicious macros, to steal...

Far from Outdated, Data Warehouse Is Ready to Shine, SAS CEO Says
November 17, 2014 Some bankers have pronounced the data warehouse obsolete, but Dr. Jim Goodnight says it's more relevant than ever, as cheaper...

Consumers' Reuse of Passwords Will Speed Adoption of Biometrics: Report
November 12, 2014 Terrible password-keeping habits will force banks to beef up security on their end, a study suggests.

Moving Forward: Making Tech a Priority
November 12, 2014 This year, bankers seemed to remember in a big way that first-class technology is critical to their competitiveness and...

Five Tech Challenges Banks Face in Next Year's Stress Tests
November 10, 2014 Regulators are expecting financial institutions to provide detailed modeling of deposits and ever-greater documentation in the...

Bank-Backed Cyberdefense System Touts Straight-Through Processing
November 6, 2014 Soltra Edge promises to let financial institutions react to cyberthreats in milliseconds without human intervention by...

Monetizing Big Data: A Q&A with Wells Fargo's Data Chief
November 3, 2014 The bank's first chief data officer, A. Charles Thomas, is training his analytical eye on cross-selling opportunities,...

Bank of America's Online, Mobile Services Restored After Outage
November 3, 2014 Bank of America's website was down for about an hour early Monday afternoon.

'There Will Be Battles. Some Will Be Lost'
October 30, 2014 Banks' security investments are rising dramatically as breaches grow more frequent and damaging.