Barbican Insurance Group Partners with FICO to Enhance Cyber Underwriting

Silicon Valley analytics firm FICO today announced its partnership with Barbican Insurance Group (Barbican), a multi-platform insurance group that underwrites business predominantly through its syndicates at Lloyd’s of London, and which provides global cyber insurance coverage to its insureds. Barbican will use the FICO® Enterprise Security Score to measure the cybersecurity risk of insureds, and will also provide insureds with access to the... more Read more »

Wolters Kluwer’s Executives to Present CECL and Liquidity Risk Expertise at Upcoming Risk Management Conferences

Wolters Kluwer today announced that Will Newcomer, Vice President of Product and Strategy, Finance, Risk and Reporting-Americas, and Aaron Sayles, Senior Consultant, Finance, Risk & Reporting-Americas, will speak on the ever-changing role of risk management and evolving liquidity and Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) regulations as part of two prominent risk management conferences taking place this month. Read more »

RSA Extends Business-Driven Security™ Portfolio to Help Address GDPR, Risk and Compliance Challenges

RSA, a global cybersecurity leader delivering Business-Driven Security™ solutions, unveiled new products to help address many of the challenges related to compliance with data protection regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). New RSA Archer offerings around Data Governance and Privacy Program Management can be paired with RSA NetWitness® to help speed breach response, and RSA SecurID® to deliver identity... more Read more »

Zynstra Reveals Solution to Address Compliance and Control of Branch IT

 Zynstra, a provider of automated branch IT solutions, has today announced new capabilities to meet the needs of retail customers. These capabilities include Tier 1 PCI-DSS certification to reduce the cost and effort of achieving compliance across in-store IT systems, and has been subject to the most rigorous audit level across Zynstra’s software architecture, engineering practices, and operations center. Read more »

Time Getting Closer to IFINSEC Financial Sector IT Security Conference and Exhibition

Time is getting closer for IFINSEC Financial Sector IT Security Conference and Exhibition ( that will be held on 14-15 November 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. IFINSEC is a global, niche and dedicated conference focusing on IT Security technologies and solutions for financial industry. Sponsorship and delegate registrations are open.   Read more »

Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX Named Most Innovative Integrated Regulatory Compliance & Reporting Platform by Corporate Vision magazine

Wolters Kluwer’s Finance, Risk & Reporting business is this year’s winner of Corporate Vision magazine’s “Most Innovative Integrated Regulatory Compliance & Reporting Platform” award. The publication has awarded the firm’s OneSumX suite the global accolade for 2017 as part of its annual Technology Innovator Awards – the second year running that Wolters Kluwer has triumphed in the award series. Read more »

marcus evans to Host the 6th Tax Compliance for Financial Institutions Conference

marcus evans will host the 6th Tax Compliance for Financial Institutions Conference, November 8-9, 2017 in New York, NY. You will have the opportunity to join 60 of your peers who will discuss the best practices for executing internal strategies for total tax compliance. Along with tax compliance and information reporting professionals, you will explore practical applications to master CRS, FATCA, 305c, 871m, treaty benefits, Q1 agreements, and... more Read more »

ICO Fines for Unsolicited Email Campaign

Price comparison website Ltd has been fined £80,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for sending millions of emails to customers who had made it clear they didn’t want to be contacted in that way. The company sent 7.1 million emails over 10 days updating customers with its Terms and Conditions. But all the recipients had previously opted out of direct marketing. Read more »

Aeriandi expands secure voice services to offer NICE Nexidia Analytics

Aeriandi, a leading provider of secure voice services and NICE, a global leader in cloud and on-premises enterprise software solutions, including advanced customer analytics, have announced a strategic partnership.  Under the terms of the partnership, Aeriandi’s customers will have access to an easy to implement speech analytics solution that can analyse both real-time and archived calls. Read more »

BT And KPMG Notify Businesses About Cyber Security Traps

In the wake of high-profile global ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and Petya, BT and KPMG have today published a new cyber security report offering practical advice to businesses of all sizes on how best to manage their security journey and turn it into a business opportunity. Read more »

SMEs more afraid of cybercrime than Brexit

Britain’s SMEs are shifting the billions spent each year on hiring traditional experts, such as legal and procurement consultants, to leverage the skills required to survive in an increasingly digital world, including those for cybersecurity and new payments technology. Read more »

Risk of Sanctions for Financial Services Organisations that Fail to Use the Three P’s for Communication, warns GMC Software

With a final deadline of 29 August 2019 for consumers to make Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) claims, and more claims becoming payable due to thePlevin v Paragon Personal Finance case, GMC Software is warning Financial Services providers face fines and sanctions if they do not communicate using the Three P’s: Process, Proactivity and Proof. The two pieces of PPI news from the FCA have created a perfect storm, giving organisations two fresh... more Read more »

Syniverse and Pinn to Deliver Continuous Attribution

Syniverse and Pinn today announced that they are working together with Syniverse’s global platform and Pinn’s attribution solution to deliver the new level of transaction security and continuous attribution required by impending regulation like Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Read more »

Broadridge Launches Trade Reporting Solution for SFTR Regulatory Change

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) today announced the launch of its trade reporting solution for the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) forthcoming Securities Financing Transaction Regulation (SFTR). Broadridge’s new offering will enable market participants of all types to achieve a seamless implementation and meet the projected regulatory deadlines in 2018. Read more »

HCL Reveals GDPR Services to Enable Organizations Comply with EU Data Protection Regulation

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, announces the launch of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) services to help organizations comply with EU GDPR regulation. The new GDPR Regulation which is mandated to be adopted by May 2018, extends the data rights of individuals and requires organizations to develop clear policies and procedures to protect personal data and adopt appropriate technical and organizational... more Read more »


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