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Keith Stonell

The challenge of pricing cyber risk - does it feel like nailing jelly to the wall?

According to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2018 business owners consider cyber incidents to be the second greatest threat to their organisations – rising from third place in last year’s survey. Cyber th...

01 Aug 2018
James Stickland

Why Aren't Regulators Fixing MFA Security Standards?

The use of biometric identifications systems in the financial sector is mushrooming as banks, credit card companies, and other institutions adopt them to improve security. Whilst regulations, like the...

31 Jul 2018
Information Security
Robert Siciliano

Be aware of all these Confidence Crimes

Criminals have a reliance on tricking victims to get access to account information, like passwords. This is known as social engineering, and is also called a “confidence crime.” These come in many for...

27 Jul 2018
Retired Member

Danger! Is your current Password Management process a risk to your bottom line?

I work with many companies right across Europe who are starting to realise the direct and in-direct problems associated with password management. How many passwords do we have and how many of us have ...

26 Jul 2018
Biometrics
Gregg Early

How Your PFM Can Keep Your Customers Safe and Make You Money

There is plenty of talk about cybersecurity both internally and externally. And it’s no surprise that cybersecurity in the financial sector in particular is a huge industry. Cybercrime in general is ...

12 Jul 2018
Fintech
Matthew Phillips

Can you stop fraud before it starts?

Are you familiar with Transaction Reversal Fraud (TRF)? If you are, I’m sure you’ll be aware of the considerable impact it has on the industry. With thousands of incidents reported annually, TRF has a...

12 Jul 2018
Richard Broadbent

Treating fraudsters to a taste of AI medicine

Fraud is an issue that remains constant in the financial services sector. It creates trust problems between consumers and FIs, it can discourage consumer uptake of new services and it’s expensive for ...

05 Jul 2018
Breana Patel

Biometric Technology Will Help Eradicate Fraud In Banking

I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr. S. Isaac Daniel, scientist, entrepreneur, founder and Chief Executive Officer, the pioneer and visionary force behind the Elite Influential Club (EIC), Isaac Dan...

26 Jun 2018
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Anne Leslie-Bini

IFTTT: or what happens when banking finally hits the cloud

There is a whole bunch of really smart people in FinTech of which Leda Glyptis, Chris Skinner, Sam Maule and all the other gals and guys at 11:FS are just a few. While each has a mind of their own...

14 Jun 2018
Information Security
Steve Mulhearn

The Risks of Shadow IT at Financial Services Firms

Businesses across all verticals are dealing with the fallout from shadow IT, whether they realise it or not. Shadow IT refers to technology which is brought into an organisation by individual employee...

07 Jun 2018
Business Knowledge for IT
Vikrant Sant

Hackers and cross-border payments: what you need to know

With the heightened usage of digital devices, the security and access mechanisms of these devices are under constant threat from hackers looking to gain access to sensitive information or initiate fra...

30 May 2018
Thomas Winter

Juggling authentication techniques to prevent fraud and comply with GDPR

If your business operates online no doubt you will have processes in place to help mitigate the risks of fraud to your business. With UK finance fraud losses standing at £618 million in 2016 (Financia...

29 May 2018
Financial Risk Management