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Patrick Coomans

Patrick Coomans

CyberHive Program Manager, Business Coach, Mentor at B-Hive Europe
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Bio I live and breathe CyberSecurity and Digital Identity. I'm CyberHive program manager at I also coach and mentor startups and scaleups, especially related to Digital Platforms, API's, Open Data. Focus on Fintech. Career History Over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur: I've built, operated and sold my company to Verizon (in 2011), then became an intrapreneur at Verizon: worked on Identity, Authentication, Digital Signatures, Cybersecurity. Then moved into a global role, owning long term cyber security strategy..



Two Additional Ways to Improve API Security for Fintech startups

20 Dec 2017

It’s simple: the probability of being under cyber attack is 100%. From a Cyber Defense perspective, you have to be right all the time, at the contrary your adversary has to be right only once. Due to the nature of API’s, and their application in a financial context, the impact of exploiting a vulnerability could be huge. Imagine a flaw would let a...