FinovateSpring 2018: cybersecurity, branch banking, partnerships, financial wellness, and more
Live from FinovateSpring 2018, some of the headlining speakers discuss the hottest topics. These interviews were first published on the Finovate website.
Cybersecurity is finally at the frontline of conversations, but is it that easy?
FinovateTV chats with Sean Sposito, security analyst at Javelin Strategy, about the challenges that financial services companies have when dealing with cybersecurity. While awareness of cybersecurity has never been higher, Sposito asks whether that really equals an impenetrable safe wall?
Banks: who do you want to be when you grow up?
We ask John Waupsh, chief innovation officer at Kasasa, where the branch stands? “Consumers, including millennials, still want to go into the branch and talk to somebody,” Waupsh says. But he counters with the fact that banks should be investing in a future of embedded banking.
FI + core vendor + fintech: what it takes to make the partnership work
Tina Giorgio, president & CEO of ICBA Bancard, speaks with FinovateTV about the three Ts – time, talent, and treasure – that can guide community banks as they seek to adopt new technologies.
Financial wellness first: transforming the digital experience
“As a financial services industry, we have not yet been able to help a customer understand that the decisions that they make today impact their short and long-term goals,” says Tiffani Montez, retail banking senior analyst for Aite Group. Taking a new perspective on the digital experience, Montez addresses the key themes that can be facilitated by keeping financial wellness at the forefront: mobile experience, the role of the branch, and reinventing the checking account.
Security scars are key to innovation
“What’s your surface area and what are you defending?” is the first question you should be asking yourself when considering cybersecurity, according to Ben Johnson, CTO and co-founder, Obsidian Security. FinovateTV speaks to him about the best practice and innovations in cybersecurity today.