Security/Compliance

Joint SWIFT and BCG report finds growing momentum for API technology as firms seek more efficiency and new service offerings

The securities servicing industry may be near a tipping point in adopting Application Program Interfaces, or APIs, as firms pursue improved efficiency and new business models. A new report published today by SWIFT and the Boston Consulting Group found that API interest is rapidly growing in the post-trade area. Over the course of 2018 alone, awareness of APIs among asset managers increased 26 percentage points to 72%, according to a BCG survey.... more Read more »

Mirabella solution to enable non-EEA firms to interact with EEA clients

Mirabella Group, the regulatory hosting arm of ACA Compliance Group, today announced that it has enhanced its hosting services in Malta by adding a Tied Agent solution to its existing alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) service. This new solution helps non-European Economic Area (EEA) firms to interact with their EEA clients using MiFID passporting. Read more »

Radware DefenseSSL® Provides the Only Keyless Solution That Accurately Detects and Mitigates HTTPS Floods

Radware® a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, today announced that its industry-leading SSL DDoS attack protection, DefenseSSL®, now features behavioural-based algorithms for keyless protection against HTTPS flood attacks.  For the first time, organisations have the scale needed to effectively mitigate HTTPS floods. Read more »

Partnership Between Global Fintech Leaders OneSpan and Avaloq Helps Financial Institutions Prevent Fraud

OneSpan™ (NASDAQ: OSPN), a global leader in software for trusted identities, e-signatures and secure transactions, today announced that Avaloq, a global fintech leader and provider of software as a service (SaaS) and business process as a service (BPaaS) solutions to financial institutions processing more than $4.5 trillion in assets, has integrated OneSpan solutions into its cloud-based banking platform. 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 »

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 »

F-Secure Wins Best Advanced Persistent Threat Protection Category at SC Awards Europe 2019

F-Secure Countercept was announced as the winning solution in the Excellence Awards: Best Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) category at the 2019 SC Magazine Awards Europe. F-Secure was also runner-up in the Best Security Company category, recognized as ‘highly commended’. F-Secure Countercept is a fully-managed threat hunting service which detects the most skilled attackers within minutes. Providing around-the-clock coverage, it’s designed to... more Read more »

Identitii Wins Award for Best Workplace Diversity at The Finnies 2019

Identitii Limited (Identitii, Company) (ASX:ID8) the FinTech company enabling banks and corporates to securely exchange intelligent information in real-time, has won the award for Best Workplace Diversity at The Finnies, FinTech Australia’s annual awards program. The award recognises the FinTech’s that have created an inclusive environment that accepts each individual’s differences, embraces their strengths and provides opportunities for all... more Read more »

Infosecurity Magazine Launches Annual State of Cybersecurity Report

The need for better use of technology is the key issue faced by the cybersecurity industry in 2019, according to InfosecurityMagazine’s annual State of Cybersecurity Report, launched today at Infosecurity Europe. Read more »

Acronis Appointed Acronis Emerging Markets as New Master Distributor

 Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, today announced that it has appointed Acronis Emerging Markets (AEM) as a new master distributor to increase its focus on and accelerate growth in the Latin American and African markets. As part of the agreement, AEM will market and distribute the full range of Acronis cyber protection products in these regions, providing local training and support for partners and service providers. Read more »

Arcserve Launched Arcserve Replication and High Availability with Continuous Data Protection for On-Premises, Remote and Cloud Workloads

 Arcserve, LLC, the world’s most experienced data protection provider, today announced the newest version of Arcserve Replication and High Availability (RHA), which delivers high availability combined with heartbeat-powered automatic failover, and continuous data protection for Windows and Linux applications and systems on-premises, remote, and in the cloud. Read more »

75 Percent of Financial Institutions’ CISOs Plan to Ask for an Increase in Cybersecurity Investment

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), an industry consortium dedicated to reducing cyber-risk in the global financial system, said that some 73 percent of Chief Information and Security Officers (CISOs) of financial institutions plan to ask their organization’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for an increase in cybersecurity investments in the next year. Read more »

F-Secure to Launch a New Service to Protect Against Identity Theft During 2019

As massive data breaches continue to make international headlines and the Internet is an integral part of our daily lives, consumers are now grasping the risks they face. In a new F-Secure survey, 71% of respondents say they feel that they will become a victim of cyber crime or identity theft, while 73% expressed similar fears about their kids.* “These findings are absolutely staggering and show many people are seeing the damage of cyber crime... more Read more »

GDPR One Year on: the Battle to Stay Compliant is Picking up Pace

The 25th of May marks the first year anniversary of the disruptive EU-wide law which overhauled how businesses process and handle data. As the world’s strongest data protection rule, GDPR inflicts fines of up to €20m to businesses who fail to comply. In the past year, businesses in the EU have been fined €56m in total, however this has merely been labelled a ‘transition year’ by France’s national regulator SNIL, whilst countries focus on... more Read more »

TrustArc Research Highlights Privacy Attitudes One-Year After the GDPR Enforcement Date

TrustArc, a leading data privacy management company, today announced new findings from an online study conducted by Ipsos MORI, a global research and consulting firm, on behalf of TrustArc. The survey polled individuals aged 16-75 in the UK about a number of issues surrounding the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) one year since it went into effect on 25 May 2018. Read more »

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