04 Jun 2019
At least for the foreseeable future, the big players in banking aren’t going anywhere and they remain some of the most trusted institutions in our society, despite what people might say (very much a case of put your money where your mouth is). Despite a massive rise in purely online banks, mobile banks, and the multitude of fintechs appearing on t...
20 May 2019
Usually when a new regulation comes in, its goal is to make things more secure, more private, or more inclusive, but often, at the expense of the service provider or convenient ways of working. For once, we may see a regulation that comes in and everyone wins. The second payment services directive, PSD2, has a new requirement deadline coming in Se...
13 May 2019
Ten years ago, when we thought about where to keep our money, it was either in long standing, trusted banks, or under long standing, trusted mattresses. But recently, this space has exploded (and continues to explode) with myriad of startup mobile banks and cryptocurrencies. Right along side these new fintechs has come incident after incident invo...
04 Apr 2019
At the beginning of every year for the last decade or so, a list of the most used passwords is released. At the top of this list are passwords like “123456” and “12345678”. The biggest thing I’ve taken away from this, is that the average person is not well versed enough in cyber security to be responsible for choosing their own password. This migh...
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