19 August 2018

Information Security

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James SticklandVeridium - London

Why Aren't Regulators Fixing MFA Security Standards?

31 July 2018  |  5722 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

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 EU’s Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and new ones from The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), are spurring this by requiring...

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Uri RivnerBioCatch - Tel Aviv

World Cup: When Russia plays, what happens to Global Cybercrime?

11 July 2018  |  6163 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The World Cup! The largest, most anticipated sports event in the known universe. Millions of football fans are passionately supporting their national teams. But what are Cybercriminals doing in the mean time? Jumping their digital prey while the victims are following the football? Or rather rallying around the flag, supporting their national team a...

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Anne Leslie-BiniBearingPoint - Paris

IFTTT: or what happens when banking finally hits the cloud

14 June 2018  |  9054 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

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...

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Milos Dunjic
Milos DunjicTD Bank Group - Toronto

Why Should You Pay Attention to Quantum Computing?

13 May 2018  |  4997 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For over a year now, I have been uncovering the secrets of quantum computing, which is an exciting and rather unusual field of informatics. It is somewhat weird and yet extremely fascinating disciplin...

Evan Morris
Evan MorrisMWR Infosecurity - New York

Best Ways To Respond To Cyber Attacks On Your Business

22 March 2018  |  6724 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Cybercriminals spend their time looking for new ways in which they can bypass security measures. In fact, over half of the people in the Cybercriminals world today believe they've already experienced

Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Insane in the Mainframe: Securing against modern threats

06 November 2017  |  8610 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Mainframes and their use at modern enterprises are seen by many as outdated legacy IT systems that are becoming more and more obsolete as businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on the cloud. H...

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The Equifax Breach: A debrief

26 October 2017  |  7738 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As more and more details emerge in the wake of the Equifax breach, this should provide a perfect period of reflection for many companies, including those in the financial services sector - who still h...

Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Why should Financial Services organisations automate their threat intelligence

18 October 2017  |  7659 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It can often feel like cybercriminals are two steps ahead. The result is that security professionals are constantly creating and updating their security protocols to match the volume of equally sophis...

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Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

The 3 questions the financial services industry needs to ask itself regarding GDPR

29 September 2017  |  6776 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Businesses around the globe are becoming increasingly data-driven. This is largely due to the expectation of customisation of the user experience. Financial institutions, in particular have been able ...

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James Barret
James BarretEndace: www.endace.com - Maidenhead

The Equifax Debacle: An Alarm Bell for Banks?

18 September 2017  |  6472 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Watching the Equifax debacle unfold has been a bit like watching a badly written coming of age story - just when you think it can’t get any worse, it does. The plot has certainly thickened as it has ...

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