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Payments On Fire is the industry’s leading resource center for payments professionals. Here, you’ll find the resources and thought leadership that only Glenbrook’s experienced team can provide. Curated news stories, insightful opinion papers, provocative podcasts, and more – it’s all the thinking you need to stay competitive in a dynamic payments world.

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Payments on Fire Podcasts

Episode 243 - Payments, Authentication, and Identification in the Era of AI with Ori Eisen, Trusona

In this episode, we take the long view, talking with Ori Eisen, CEO and Founder of Trusona. We reflect on what the payments industry has gotten right, the current challenges, and the future of authentication and identity. And, to pay attention to the here and now, we asked Ori to share his best practice tips for implementing passkeys.

Episode 242 - From the Vault: Who Are You, Really? FIDO’s Biometric Authentication (Episode 28)

With this episode, we’re setting the stage for a series of discussions on authentication and identity, the critical components of tackling this pervasive issue. We’re embarking on a journey of perspective gathering from some of the industry’s leaders in risk management, authentication, and digital identity with this 2015 “from the vault” episode of Payments on Fire. Listen as Philip Andreae converses with George Peabody about the FIDO Alliance and its mission to bolster and streamline authentication.
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Navigating the U.S. Fast Pay Solutions Landscape

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Many U.S. financial institutions are contemplating when to move forward with fast payments, or whether they should add additional networks. These are important questions and once a decision is made to move forward, new questions and choices begin to unfold – especially around technology solutions and providers. This webinar will demystify these choices.

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Buy Now, Pay Later: Fundamentals


Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) has emerged all over the world as an attractive way to pay for purchases in installments, often interest free. Who are the stakeholders in these new payments systems? What type of customer is most attracted to BNPL methods and what is their experience when they make a purchase? What about when they subsequently make an installment payment? How do merchants view these new methods? And who are the leaders in the US market?

This session provides ways to understand the variation in BNPL payments, how consumers behave with BNPL methods, and where BNPL fits in the payments landscape.

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Payments News

How TD Bank is Preparing for ISO 20022 with the Customer in Mind


“The move to adopt the ISO standards is being driven by a few critical industry timelines. On March 10, 2025, Fedwire – the bank-to-bank wire system operated by the U.S. Federal Reserve – will require all 5000+ participants to be ISO-ready. Culminating in November 2025, SWIFT, a messaging network that is used by banks and […]

Aurus Integrates Paze for Easy, Convenient Online Checkout Option for Retailers

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“Aurus, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing solutions, announced a partnership with Early Warning Services, LLC to integrate a new online checkout solution Paze SM, into their payment platform. Wakefern Food Corp., the nation’s largest retailer-owned cooperative, is among the first group of retailers using the Aurus platform to begin offering their online shoppers the quick and […]

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