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Steve Dance

Are risk appetite statements causing indigestion?

High, medium or low? What does it mean? Does anyone know? This concept of risk appetite as a means to set a risk management strategy has, I must admit, baffled me since it first started to creep in...

15 Feb 2024
Anuj Goel

Financial Institutions Embrace Cyber Fusion Centers for Unified Approach to Evolving Risks

Financial institutions face an evolving threat landscape that requires enhanced visibility across all assets, regardless of location or infrastructure. This presents a range of considerable and rapidl...

13 Feb 2024
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Traci Krepper

Navigating the fraud landscape: 6 predictions for the year ahead

The evolving landscape of fraud in the financial sector demands a proactive approach to security. As criminals constantly refine their tactics to exploit vulnerabilities, the importance of predicting ...

01 Feb 2024
Trends in Financial Services
Luigi Wewege

The Silent Whistleblowers: Anonymity as a Catalyst for Ethical Financial Practices

Whistleblowing has emerged as a pivotal force in unveiling unethical practices and fostering corporate integrity in finance. The concept of whistleblowing in this sector is not new, but its dynamics a...

31 Jan 2024
Regulatory Reporting
Raktim Singh

Why Digital Trust is important for banks

In his renowned book "The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything," Stephen Covey emphasizes that the outcomes of one's efforts are determined by trust. To illustrate this con...

31 Jan 2024
Technology for Social Good
Luigi Wewege

Unmasking Digital Threats: The Dual Threat of Anonymity in Cybersecurity Breaches and Financial Scam

The surge in cybersecurity breaches and financial scams presents a significant challenge and it is an ever-present danger in a sector that is increasingly digitalized. The core issue lies in the anony...

30 Jan 2024
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services
Bo Harald

There should be no doubt

Every organisation (enterprises, states, municipalities, 3rd sector) should asap deploy the now available simple EUDI-compatible applications for sending and receiving verified data (credentials) betw...

22 Jan 2024
Innovation in Financial Services
Raktim Singh

Biometric in banking

Recent years have witnessed a significant increase in the level of banking inclusion. In 2022, around 70% of the population had access to a bank account, up from ~40% a decade earlier, according to th...

19 Jan 2024
James Whybrow

One year to go on DORA! Why financial services should get ready now

It’s one year down and one to go for European financial organisations to get their houses in order. These institutions will have until January 2025 to ensure their compliance with the Digital Operatio...

17 Jan 2024
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Raktim Singh

Why Do We Need Strong Resilient Financial System

Resilience is a process and an outcome of effectively adjusting to life's challenges and adversities, specifically through the exhibition of mental, emotional, and behavioral flexibility, as well as t...

02 Jan 2024
Financial Risk Management
Robert Siciliano

The ‘Zelle Fraud’ Scam: What it Is and How to Avoid it

Zelle is one of the most famous platforms to quickly send money to loved ones, friends, and family. However, now cybercriminals are taking advantage of it to get people’s account information. Using cl...

23 Dec 2023
Ameesh Divatia

How Financial Services Companies Secure Data in a RAG GenAI Environment

Few industries have the competitive pressure to innovate — while under as much public and regulatory scrutiny for data privacy and security — as the financial services sector. So, as companies impleme...

22 Dec 2023
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services

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