Nivo Reveals New Report Highlights Security Risks When Using SMS and Email

Nivo, the Manchester-based instant messaging and identity verification platform, today published a research report which highlights the security risks of financial firms using email and SMS for customer communications. Written by Martin Hill-Wilson, who is recognised as a thought leader in Customer Experience, the report identifies email and SMS as messaging platforms popular with customers, yet easy touchpoints for identity theft and fraud. UK... more Read more »

La Fosse Associates Launches Pro Bono Cyber Security Recruitment Practice to Protect Vulnerable Charities From Cybercrime

Specialist provider of tech and cyber-security staffing solutions, La Fosse Associates, has launched a first-of-its-kind pro bono recruitment and advisory practice to help charities combat the threat of a cyber-attack on their organisations. La Fosse Pro Bono will operate with charities throughout the U Read more »

HooYu Identifies 1 in 8 Disqualified Directors are Abusing the Commercial Register

Research by fraud investigation technology provider HooYu has identified loopholes at Companies House that enables individuals to register as a director, to run businesses and to enable fraud and money laundering, even after they have been struck-off from holding company directorships. Read more »

Accuity Launches AI-Powered Financial Crime Compliance Screening to Detect and Prioritise Highest Risk Individuals

Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments, and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, has announced its AI-driven account screening capability, ‘Firco Automated Alert Reduction’, which increases the level of accuracy in detecting and evaluating screening matches during the KYC process. Read more »

Cybersecurity Company Nixu Strengthens Leadership in the Swedish Market

The acquired cybersecurity business unit is focused in hunting and detecting breaches and threats in their clients’ networks as a continuous managed service. This business and client relationships help Nixu to strengthen its market position as one of the largest cybersecurity service providers in the fragmented Swedish market. Nixu has earlier acquired three companies in Sweden since entering the Swedish market in 2016. The acquired... more 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 »

Three quarters of consumers ill-equipped to handle cybercrime

A staggering 75 per cent of consumers would not know what to do if they fell victim to cybercrime. According to the Affinion Cybercrime SOS report, despite high levels of concern and awareness, there is widespread confusion about where the lines of responsibility fall and who to turn to. Read more »

NICE Actimize Enhances Sales Practices & Suitability Solution with Flexible Client Review Models and Investigative Tools

As regulatory bodies around the world step up enforcement of investment suitability regulations to ensure firms and advisors are properly managing investor wealth, NICE Actimize, a NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) business and the leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management, has enhanced its Sales Practices & Suitability solution with new flexible client review models and investigative tools that enable firms to align compliance programs with... more Read more »

NEXT Biometrics and M-Tech Join Forces on Biometric Smart Card Deployment in India

NEXT Biometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, today announced that it is partnering with M-Tech Innovations Ltd. ("M-Tech") to develop and deploy biometric smart card solutions. The collaboration targets contact-based and dual interface biometric smart card solutions to address current and evolving banking card standards. It comprises NEXT`s sensor technology that is successfully being used in millions of... more Read more »

Post-MiFID II Financial patform launches webcast series with inaugural session on PATISSERIE VALERIE

ReachX, an emerging financial platform looking to transform wholesale banking and research in a post-MiFID II environment, is pleased to announce the launch of its webcast series.   Read more »

AxiomSL Increases Focus on SFTR Solution within Trade and Transaction Reporting Capabilities Suite

AxiomSL, the leading global provider of regulatory-reporting, risk and data-management solutions, today announces that Joao Serodio has been elevated to the role of Product Manager for the Trade and Transaction suite, including the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) solution. Joao takes on this expanded role as AxiomSL approaches launch of its SFTR solution, following the European Commission adoption of the SFTR RTS on 13... more Read more »

Experts unveil a “to-do” list of pressing cybersecurity challenges for 2019 and further

Key players, including public bodies, need to take a proactive approach and lead the way in adopting a responsible behaviour to tackle cybersecurity challenges, says the Kosciuszko Institute in the CYBERSEC 2018 recommendations. The publication shows the results of the two-day debates, engaging more than 150 world-renowned experts and decision-makers during the 4thEuropean Cybersecurity Forum – CYBERSEC 2018 – one of the biggest European... more Read more »

Multiple botnets disrupted as part of anti-fraud operation

The internet scored a win after an FBI-led takedown disrupted a massive, multiyear scam that saw cyber criminals use botnets to manipulate internet traffic from 1.7 million IP addresses and generate nearly 30 million dollars in fraudulent ad revenue. F-Secure supported the takedown operation by providing threat intelligence on the scam’s malware campaigns and botnets.   Read more »

Australia hotbed for cybercrime; new report shows identity spoofing as most prevalent attack vector in the ANZ region - LexisNexis Risk Solutions

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today at Sibos, the world’s premiere financial services event, released its cybercrime insights report for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). The report was created using statistics of actual cybercrime attacks originating to and from the ANZ region, during April to June 2018. These results are the most current available. The ThreatMetrix® Digital Identity Network® (“The Network”) detected the attacks during realtime... more Read more »

NICE Actimize Launches X-Sight, the Industry’s First Financial Crime Risk Management Platform-as-a-Service Solution

NICE Actimize, a NICE business (Nasdaq: NICE) and leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management, today announced the launch of X-Sight, an advanced machine-learning based Platform-as-a-Service designed to power the industry’s first financial crime risk management marketplace. Read more »

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