17 February 2019

Information Security

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Uri RivnerBioCatch - Tel Aviv

State Sponsored Attacks: Is the US taking the gloves off?

15 December 2018  |  6056 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It looks serious this time: the Trump administration says it’s ready to hit China with direct sanctions for what the US says is a sustained digital industrial espionage campaign. It’s quite unprecedented – at least as far as US policy is concerned – and is intended to apply real-world pressure on China so it stops what the Western world agrees

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Simon MonahanRedscan Cyber Security - London

Why improving cyber resilience starts with a better understanding of current capabilities

13 December 2018  |  6178 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In a recent speech at Bloomberg, Megan Butler, Executive Director of Supervision at the FCA, described the threat level facing financial firms as ‘remarkable’. These comments were made in light of a new a report revealing that the root cause of nearly a fifth of operational incidents reported to the FCA in the last 12 months were cyber-related. ...

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Vibhav Agarwal
Vibhav AgarwalMetricStream - Bangalore & Palo Alto

Top 4 ways to secure your data in the cloud

05 December 2018  |  5737 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In today’s information age, a daunting challenge for financial organisations of all sizes is determining the right approach to the storage of large volumes of data in a safe, cost-effective, compliant...

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Uri Rivner
Uri RivnerBioCatch - Tel Aviv

Fortnite Scams: what you need to teach your kids

21 November 2018  |  6983 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Everyone with kids aged nine and above must be painfully aware of the highly addictive online game that became their single most popular post-school activity. And not just kids are playing it: teena

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Vibhav Agarwal
Vibhav AgarwalMetricStream - Bangalore & Palo Alto

Eight strategic and tactical priorities for cyber and BCM leaders

25 September 2018  |  5056 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The new normal in this digital age is the increasing frequency of IT risks and threats, and the relentless, ever-changing IT regulatory landscape. Incidents often begin small but they can upsurge into...

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Monica Hovsepian
Monica HovsepianOpentext - Toronto

Financial fraud and cyber-crime: Can banks stay one step ahead?

23 August 2018  |  9962 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There seems to be no shortage of news around cybercrime and fraud at financial services institutions. The latest involves a security breach at one of the oldest cooperative banks in India. Within 24 ...

Andy Miles
Andy MilesThinkMarble - Hampshire

Throwing money at cyber security solutions is a false economy

21 August 2018  |  8573 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recent research has found that the financial services industry is the sector most heavily investing in cybersecurity solutions, increasing investment 85% compared to last year. With daily headlines ...

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James Stickland
James SticklandVeridium - London

Why Aren't Regulators Fixing MFA Security Standards?

31 July 2018  |  6916 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...

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Uri Rivner
Uri RivnerBioCatch - Tel Aviv

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

11 July 2018  |  7295 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 me...

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Anne Leslie-Bini
Anne Leslie-BiniPikcio RegTech - Paris

IFTTT: or what happens when banking finally hits the cloud

14 June 2018  |  9911 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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The risks from Cyber cime - Hacking - Loss of Data Privacy - Identity Theft and other topical threats - can be greatly reduced by implementation of robust IT Security controls ...
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