Attacks on ATMs and point-of-sale machines are getting more sophisticated and frequent. Crooks are trying to get as much use as they can out of their skimming devices before the migration to chip cards is complete.
The bank’s clients now have a simpler alternative for logging in to treasury management and other commercial accounts, part an effort by bankers to offer business customers more convenient high-tech services that are still secure.
As Facebook users increasingly deal with personal and payment data, the social media giant is turning to the Security Keys standard hosted through the Faster Identity Online Alliance for stronger authentication.
Some vendors have begun offering authentication platforms through which biometrics and other authentication tools can be plugged into any or all channels. TD Bank is sold on this concept, but others are not completely sure.