Data Protection

Semafone bolsters security with new PCI DSS certification for Cardprotect Relay+

Semafone®, the leading provider of data security and compliance solutions for call and contact centres, has achieved global certification under the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for its omnichannel digital payments solution, Cardprotect Relay+. Read more »

Integris Software Releases Data Privacy Dictionary to Improve Global Data Privacy and Compliance

Today, on National Data Privacy Day, Integris Software introduces its Data Privacy Dictionary, a new tool to help data privacy, data governance and data protection professionals have a common lexicon to improve their communication and privacy management programs. Read more »

Druva Unveils Powerful Protection Capabilities for Key Amazon Web Services Workloads

Druva, Inc., the leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, today announced extended data protection capabilities for Amazon Web Services (AWS) enterprise workloads, including innovative backup and data management for Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), long-term archiving for Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) snapshots and new global policies for AWS accounts. Read more »

Protecting Users Against ‘leakage’ of Private Information from Websites They Are Browsing is at the Heart of New South Australian Research, Which Aims to Reduce the Risk of Cyber Attack.

The research will focus on microarchitectural threats where attackers can read or ‘sample’ data to potentially steal information. University of Adelaide cyber security expert Dr Yuval Yarom is leading the research, which aims to identify weak points in web-browsers that can leak private or sensitive information. “Whenever you visit a website, that website runs a programme on your computer,” Dr Yarom said. “If you visit multiple websites,... more Read more »

FICO and Visma Connect Launch Partnership to Offer SaaS Anti Financial Crime Solutions in Western-Europe

Visma Connect, the leading Dutch critical payments services provider and FICO have launched a partnership to jointly deliver FICO’s best-in-class Anti-Financial Crime solutions for Know Your Customer (KYC), anti-money laundering (AML) and real-time sanctions screening to banks, FinTechs, payment institutions, PSD2 third-party providers and corporations.  Read more »

UK Banks Lead in Race to Merge Fraud, Financial Crime Operations

A new independent survey by research firm Ovum on behalf of global analytic software firm FICO has found that most banks plan to integrate their fraud and financial crime compliance systems and activities, in response to new criminal threats and punishing fines.  Responses show that UK banks are more advanced in their progress and ambitions than most countries surveyed. More information: https://www.fico.com/en/latest-thinking/ebook/united-... more Read more »

F-Secure’s Cyber Threat Landscape for the Finance Sector highlights the broad range of threats facing the global finance industry

Thieves have been stealing money from banks since the 18th century. And while today’s thieves use cyber attacks to steal money from financial institutions, a new report from cyber security provider F-Secure shows that the range of threats facing organizations working directly and indirectly with the global finance sector go far beyond traditional theft. Read more »

NTT Security Launches Augural Women in Cybersecurity Awards in Europe

NTT Security, the specialised security company and centre of excellence in security for NTT Group, has launched its inaugural Women in Cybersecurity Awards as part of an initiative to recognise and inspire talented female professionals and newcomers in the cybersecurity industry. Read more »

Dun & Bradstreet and Encompass Announce Strategic Partnership

Dun & Bradstreet today announced a strategic partnership with encompass, a global provider of automated Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, to help deliver world-leading data and analytics for UK businesses. Read more »

RISK IDENT crowned back-to-back FinTech Breakthrough Awards champion

RISK IDENT has been named “Best Fraud Prevention Company” at the 2019 FinTech Breakthrough Awards, marking a second consecutive win for the leading European anti-fraud company. The 2019 awards program, which recognizes the leading technologies, companies and products in the global FinTech industry, attracted a record-breaking 3,500+ nominations from across the globe. Read more »

Varo Money Selects Feedzai For Enterprise Fraud Prevention, Preparing For Continued Rapid Scale

Varo Money LLC (Varo), a leading challenger banking company, and Feedzai, the leader in fighting financial crime with artificial intelligence, today announced a new partnership. Varo’s continued growth will be bolstered by Feedzai’s fraud-prevention platform, which provides purpose-built machine learning for risk prevention with a focus on customer experience and flexibility to scale along with the rapidly growing bank. Read more »

Aite Group Recognizes Featurespace as "Best-in-Class" Technology

Aite Group, a global research and advisory firm, recognized Featurespace™ as Best-in-Class in its 2019 report on fraud and AML machine learning platform vendors (download a complimentary copy of the report here). Read more »

Ninety Percent of Banks Lag in Ability to Authenticate Customers and Step-Up Security, Survey Reveals

OneSpan™ (NASDAQ: OSPN), a global leader in software for trusted identities, e-signatures and secure transactions, today announced the release of The Future of Adaptive Authentication in the Financial Industry, a report prepared by the Information Security Media Group. Read more »

NICE Actimize Signs Crypto Finance Leader Circle to Implement Markets Surveillance and Protections Strategy

Leading the industry with solutions supporting digital financial services offerings, NICE Actimize, a NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) business and the leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management, was selected by Circle, a leading global crypto finance company, to implement its market surveillance and protections strategy. Read more »

Atlanta-based IDology to Be Acquired by GBG for $300m

IDology provides GBG with a strong foothold for Identity Verification and Fraud Prevention in North America, a key growth region for the company.  The acquisition will strengthen GBG's product portfolio and enhance its world-class customer experience, while delivering unbeatable regulatory compliance.  A strong cultural alignment based on an established commercial partnership. Read more »

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