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  • 09 Sep 2019 Payments and the Internet of Things (IoT) The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing quickly and consumers expect payments to integrate seamlessly with their connected devices. Read examples of the IoT in action and what it means for payments in our blog.

  • 21 Aug 2019 3 Payments Stories That Caught Our Eye Alacriti keeps a close eye on the news that impacts electronic bill presentment and payments (EBPP). Here are three recent headlines related to faster payments, AI and biometrics for fraud prevention, and Apple’s new credit card.

  • 11 Jul 2019 Mobile Payments: What Are the Benefits? Mobile payments via digital wallets are more commonplace than ever. What are some of the perks of mobile payments? Our blog shares four benefits for businesses and consumers.

  • 10 Jul 2019 Paperless Billing: Why Make the Switch? Paper statements provide many benefits, but electronic billing can deliver those benefits and more. Here are four reasons why businesses should continue encouraging their customers toward electronic bill presentment.

  • 01 Jul 2019 3 Applications of Machine Learning in Financial Services Advances in machine learning have game-changing implications for financial services. Learn how ML is transforming customer service, personal finance, and fraud and risk management in our blog.

  • 15 May 2019 5 Takeaways from NACHA PAYMENTS 2019 Alacriti was honored to attend and speak at NACHA PAYMENTS 2019. Here are five takeaways we learned at the conference related to artificial intelligence (AI), payments fraud, chatbots, paper checks, and biometrics.

  • 08 May 2019 Five Examples of Biometrics in Banking More businesses are incorporating biometric authentication into their user experiences, from facial recognition to fingerprint scanners. Here are five banks that are using biometrics to improve security and fight fraud.

  • 08 Apr 2019 The Building Blocks of Production Support: ITIL and COBIT Alacriti’s Production Support capability is guided by two approaches, ITIL and COBIT, that help set appropriate client expectations while allowing us to deliver the best service possible. Our blog details these approaches.

  • 07 Mar 2019 Webinar Recap: Why businesses need to embrace Digital Disbursements. Now. There are significant benefits to be gained by businesses that transition away from paper checks and toward Digital Disbursements for B2C payouts. Our webinar recording makes the case for making the switch.

  • 27 Feb 2019 The SWIFT Approach to Payments Security SWIFT’s Customer Security Programme (CSP) is designed to help protect the security of the financial system and the counterparties within it. Learn more about SWIFT, its CSP, and what it means for payments in our new blog.

  • 02 Jul 2018 The Rules and Regulations of Online Payments Accepting online payments means that businesses are subject to regulations from various entities. Here’s an overview of rules pertaining to NACHA, the card networks, PCI DSS, and Know Your Customer (KYC).

  • 18 May 2018 A Primer on PCI DSS Accepting digital payments opens the possibility for cybercriminals to steal and misuse customer data. A solid defense requires a multi-faceted approach including PCI DSS. Here are some questions and answers to help get started.

  • 08 May 2018 The Second Pillar of Information Security: Risk Management Lifecycle A comprehensive risk management lifecycle works hand in hand with security policies to create a sustainable information security program. Alacriti’s risk management approach helps keep us nimble in the face of daily threats.

  • 12 Feb 2018 The Pillars of Information Security As a payment processing technology provider, our clients, auditors, and regulators expect us to maintain a very high standard of data security.

  • 04 Jan 2017 3 Reasons Insurance Companies Should Work with a Payments Partner It often makes sense for insurance companies to outsource payments.

  • 29 Jun 2016 Banks and the Blockchain Blockchain technology is a promising new concept currently being explored for practical application by the financial services industry.

  • 18 Aug 2014 A Lesson in IT Security, Information Privacy, and Pandemic Preparedness Our security-focused blog compilation covers topics including IT security, regulations affecting bill payments, the difference between information security and information privacy, and key considerations for pandemic preparedness.