Data Protection

Almost half of organisations have been reported to the ICO for a potential data breach

Apricorn, the leading manufacturer of software-free, 256-bit AES XTS hardware-encrypted USB drives today announced findings of its annual survey into the attitudes towards data breaches and the implementation of encryption technology within organisations. Almost half (43 per cent) of surveyed IT decision makers said that their organisation has been reported to the ICO since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. Read more »

NICE Actimize and Infosys announce strategic partnership to offer end-to-end financial crime solutions

NICE Actimize, a NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) business and a leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management and Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, together today announced the expansion in their strategic collaboration. This global partnership will allow Infosys to offer its best-in-class delivery capabilities and resell NICE Actimize’s end-to-end financial crime software solutions through either a... more Read more »

Survey reveals consumers risk online security amid pandemic

There is no question that the pandemic has created large-scale social and behavioural shifts among consumers. Not only has it fundamentally changed attitudes toward risk, but it is challenging expectations around online security, convenience and access, or lack thereof, to key staples, e.g. toilet paper purchased online, and other digital services. Read more »

Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud: a “Vaccine” Option for Cyber Threats

Acronis, announced today the global launch of Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud, the first and unique cyber protection solution that integrates backup, disaster recovery, next-generation anti-malware, anti-virus, cybersecurity and management tools all in one single console. Read more »

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 »

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