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Dan JayasingheCAPCO - London


19 July 2017  |  6373 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Among the obvious advantages of chip and PIN and contactless payments via EMV*, major weaknesses have led to the banking industry suffering serious fraud. One of these weaknesses is the insecurity of the personal account number (PAN). PAN data can be compromised during EMV transactions or by breaching merchants’ databases that store consumer card ...

John SafaPushfor Ltd - Wimbledon

What is the future of Know Your Customer?

13 July 2017  |  6287 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When GDPR comes into effect in May 2018, financial institutions are going to feel the impact of this legislation throughout their entire business model, including how they execute and manage Know Your Customer (KYC) processes. At the moment, we accept that if we want to open a bank account, or get insurance, we have to submit a passport or birth ce...

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Ben Knieff
Ben KnieffOutside Look - New York

Phone Scams For Everyone

11 July 2017  |  3931 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the past day or two I’ve received a few alarming voicemails claiming potential legal actions and even threatening that the police will come to arrest me. Some claimed to be from the IRS, others wer...

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Chris Brown
Chris BrownTrusek - Amersham

A new payments network... for a brave new world

30 June 2017  |  9553 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 3

As mentioned in my previous blog there is much that's wrong with the existing payment networks, but it is always easy to criticise what others have done and rather more difficult to provide a solutio...

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Chris Brown
Chris BrownTrusek - Amersham

The current payment networks are no longer fit for purpose.

23 June 2017  |  10753 views  |  5 comments | recommendations Recommends 6

“The current payment networks available to the financial institutions around the world are no longer fit for purpose.” I think that this is a statement that has been generally agreed by all those invo...

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Mike Lynch
Mike LynchInAuth - Boston

Mobile Malware Targeting Banks

20 June 2017  |  7031 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Mobile malware threats are very real, and growing in sophistication. On mobile, many new types of malicious software have spread via phishing, smishing (SMS based phishing), and even malicious apps di...

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Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Why remote working presents an increased threat to financial services

16 June 2017  |  7960 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Security teams and IT departments at large enterprises across all industries are faced with securing against an ever expanding attack surface daily. Previously, vulnerable points of entry used to live...

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Chris Brown
Chris BrownTrusek - Amersham

Will cards disappear before cash?

16 June 2017  |  10640 views  |  13 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the early 2000s when the internet was still young, Visa, MasterCard and the other major payment card schemes had a choice. They could create a system that made using credit/debit cards on the inter...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Getting Owned or Pwned SUCKS!

13 June 2017  |  5458 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A well done New York Times article recently re-introduced this topic to the masses. Being “owned” isn’t new, but the term is not becoming part of popular culture. If you use the internet or are often ...

Robin Smith
Robin SmithActiance - Theale

Why Enterprises Should Extend eComms Compliance and eDiscovery Defences

02 June 2017  |  9267 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Many enterprise electronic communications (eComms) applications offer an attractive proposition to businesses by delivering lower costs, more features and access to newer desktop apps. But while they ...

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