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

Google Glass Still 'Too New' to Interest Bankers: Survey
April 24, 2014 Bankers have reservations about building apps for Google's much-hyped wearable device, but they see real promise in adopting...

What U.S. Banks Can Learn from Credit Union Australia's Core Upgrade
April 23, 2014 CUA's challenges, and its ultimate success, could prove to be instructive for U.S. banks that have been holding off on...

Web Attacks, ATM Skimming Top Banks' Security Threat List: Report
April 22, 2014 The Target card data breach dominated headlines last year, but it was just one of hundreds of hacking incidents to hit banks...

Experian Breach Exposes Broad Problems at Credit Bureaus: Brian Krebs
April 21, 2014 The influential blogger says it's time for a national debate on the role Experian and other credit agencies play in protecting...

Heartbleed Bug Lurks Beyond Websites
April 17, 2014 Most banks' websites are believed to be free of the much-publicized security flaw, but network devices, servers, mainframes...

Westpac Aims to be First to Unlock Mobile Apps with Fingerprints
April 15, 2014 The cutting-edge bank it already offers smart watch apps is testing the technology on its employees' mobile devices and,...

Windows XP Goes Dark; Will Hackers Be Lurking?
April 8, 2014 As the bells toll for Windows XP today, millions of computers used for online banking will no longer receive security updates....

Banks Urged to Beef Up Defenses against DDoS Attacks, ATM Fraud
April 4, 2014 Concern about large-scale ATM fraud and denial-of-service attacks prompted regulators to issue two new alerts warning of...

Rise in Digital Banking Heightens Fraud Risk, Bankers Say
April 3, 2014 Online and mobile banking have forever transformed the way people bank, but the digital evolution has a dark side: it is...

Hackers Claim Data Theft on 800 Million Cards But Is It True?
March 31, 2014 An organization calling itself Anonymous Ukraine has boasted of a huge theft of American debit and credit cards. Many of the...