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Nick Mothershaw

Identity, trust and value. How an unbalanced investment in trust can be a detriment to you.

We can see in our research that most businesses are investing heavily in data and analytics to better understand their customers. This is great. The objective is to increase new customers and improve ...

27 Feb 2018
Personal Finance
Robert Siciliano

Understanding and Stopping Criminal Identity Theft

The definition of criminal identity theft is a crime where the criminal impersonates the victim in order to protect their innocence. This can lead to victims getting fines or even getting arrested and...

23 Feb 2018
Konrad Litwin

How and why software development must be included in FS compliance, risk and security processes

Digitalisation is at the heart of most financial services and processes, whether internal or external. The good news is that it can be a catalyst for innovation and gaining a competitive edge. The d...

22 Feb 2018
Financial Risk Management
Retired Member

Time to take GDPR seriously

Whilst the transition to digital has brought countless benefits to businesses, almost every organisation runs the risk of losing or corrupting sensitive data, either through accidental, or malicious i...

14 Feb 2018
Data Management 101
Robert Siciliano

Top 10 Signs of a Malware Infection on Your Computer

Not all viruses that find their way onto your computer dramatically crash your machine. Instead, there are viruses that can run in the background without you even realizing it. As they creep around, t...

08 Feb 2018
Martin Koderisch

Rise of ID Theft & Account Take Over Fraud

In the UK, total financial fraud losses across payment cards, remote banking and cheques were estimated to have been around £770 million in 2016 by Financial Fraud Action UK. Of the various subcatego...

08 Feb 2018
Hakan Eroglu

How innovation in security can be a market differentiator for banks in the PSD2 and Open Banking era

The European Union’s revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) has paved the way for a new era of Open Banking globally. As a result, it will have huge impacts on business models, security mechanisms ...

06 Feb 2018
Open Banking
Retired Member

Tips On Detecting Employee Fraud

Financial thefts such as embezzlement & others are supposedly the most usual forms of staff fraud. No matter how credible your workforce is, your organization is never out of the chances of embezz...

06 Feb 2018
Financial Risk Management
Anthony Walton

When technology fails - a two minute guide

When you live in the North of England as I do, Hawaii seems like the perfect place to be at this time of the year. The idea of waking to warm sunlight and long days, and surrounded by tropical flowers...

22 Jan 2018
Innovation in Financial Services
Breana Patel

Risk of Misunderstanding Cyber Security

Risks of Misunderstanding Cyber Security The financial services sector has been through tremendous adversity since the Great Recession. Institutions have emerged from the financial crisis only to find...

19 Jan 2018
Business Knowledge for IT
Robert Siciliano

Top 10 Tips for Securing Your Mobile Devices and Sensitive Client Data

Do you have employees who bring mobile phones to work and use those devices on the corporate network? Do they store company data on these “Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD)”?? Does your company have a pol...

11 Jan 2018
Robert Siciliano

Your Social Security Card Gets Stolen: Now What?

You might be shocked to know that when Social Security numbers were first given in the 1930s, the intention was never to use them as a form of identification. However, most of us use our Social Securi...

04 Jan 2018