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

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. It’s...

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 — an accelerator of sorts for startups — 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...

Identity Is Broken — Can Banks Fix It?
April 29, 2015 As Facebook and Google increasingly become de facto managers of consumers' online identities, some wonder if another, more...

Five Things TD Bank Does Right in Social Media
April 24, 2015 TD Bank's efforts to be responsive and natural on Twitter and Facebook have earned it a top ranking among its peers.

Banks Lose Up to $100K/Hour to Shorter, More Intense DDoS Attacks
April 23, 2015 Cybercriminals' distributed denial of service exploits are getting more targeted and sophisticated.

Service for Tracking Consumer Debt Gains Traction
April 21, 2015 Global Debt Registry, which has created a central repository for consumer debt, has inked a marketing deal with TransUnion and...