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James Stickland

Financial sector granted life-line extension to PSD2’s Strong Customer Authentication

Regulators put little trust in the strength of the current payment authentication system and rightly so, as fraud levels have hit an all-time high. In the last year, over 2.6 million UK accounts have ...

17 Sep 2019
Banking Regulations
Nikhil Sengupta

PSD2: the time to act is now

There’s nothing quite like an impending deadline to shake you out of summer holiday mode – and PSD2, due to come into force on September 14th, is a significant one. Whilst the FCA recently confirmed a...

13 Sep 2019
Open Banking
Keith Stonell

It's the quiet ones you've got to watch...

Cyber-attacks are hardly new news, but they are an ever-changing threat. The cyber landscape does not stand still for long, and with each new technological innovation, hackers find new vulnerabilities...

11 Sep 2019
Fintech
Scott Cutler

FS organisations require a more sophisticated level of threat protection, here’s why

The financial services industry continues to be a prime target for cyber criminals. The opportunities available to steal payment card data, online banking accounts, compromise ATM machines using ranso...

10 Sep 2019
Information Security
Hugh Cumberland

Trust is in the eye of the beholder

I always thought "Trust" was an album by Elvis Costello until I started working in the City of London. I quickly learned that much of everything we did in the City and in the global financia...

09 Sep 2019
Doug Wick

Limiting the impact of misconfiguration and creating modified database access logs

This is the third and final article of a three-part series which investigates the top five human threats to the data held by banks and financial institutions, and offers a fresh perspective on how the...

27 Aug 2019
Information Security
René Hendrikse

Identity technology in the sharing economy

Arguably, the sharing economy may have shrunk our ‘small worlds’ even further. We can now easily book ourselves a stay in the home of ‘trustworthy’ strangers, pick up someone else’s ‘off-the-road’ car...

23 Aug 2019
Biometrics
Doug Wick

Tackling Private Data Exposure and Cyber Theft at Banks Using Privileged Database Access

This is the second installment in a three-part series which investigates the top five threats to the data held by banks and financial institutions, and offers a fresh perspective on how the industry c...

22 Aug 2019
Information Security
Doug Wick

How to Address the Top 5 Threats to Banking Data

This is the first article in a three-part series which investigates the top five threats to the data held by banks and financial institutions, and offers a fresh perspective on how the industry can ma...

21 Aug 2019
Information Security
Sheza Gary

Digital Disruption In Finance Sector: The Trends And Technologies Shaping The Industry

The impact of the rapidly evolving digital landscape, with more and more new technologies making their way, can be seen in almost every aspect of our lives. One of the industries that have been impact...

21 Aug 2019
Disruption in Retail Banking
Arunachalam N

Security Over Financial Transactions SOFT

Many of us are performing online / merchant transactions over the Internet, Mobile and POS terminal as part of eCommerce transaction. Customer do perform general banking transactions which could be of...

08 Aug 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Eli Talmor

On Libra , regulation and financial- crime prevention.

On July 29 , 2019 Facebook has issued a warning in the investors report, that Libra digital currency may never see the light of day: In the risk factors section of the report, Facebook said it recogn...

02 Aug 2019
Blockchain Observations