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Visa says payment industry can move away from using passwords
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Visa says payment industry can move away from using passwords

World Password Day was “observed” last month and there is no better time to acknowledge that the computer password is over 50 years old. It was invented by Fernando Corbato in the 1960s. Since then, other ways for consumers to authenticate their identity have been developed and according to a […]

The Innovation Race With Fraudsters Worldwide
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The Innovation Race With Fraudsters Worldwide

For every innovation in payments and commerce worldwide – faster payments, marketplace-based commerce, self-service retail – there always seems to be a fraudster waiting in the wings. And while the opportunities for innovative advancements are many, the costs of fraud are high and growing. Which is why the new race in […]

Banking regulations and fintech compliance: A two-fold approach to risk management
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Banking regulations and fintech compliance: A two-fold approach to risk management

Financial technology, or fintech, companies are revolutionizing the services offered by financial institutions. However, innovation isn’t without risk. We break down the risks and how to approach your risk management program for all parties. Fintech companies are on the rise and rapidly replacing traditional banking functions with smart technology. Banks […]

Cloud security platform DivvyCloud nets $19m in growth funding round
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Cloud security platform DivvyCloud nets $19m in growth funding round

DivvyCloud, a security and compliance automation developer for cloud infrastructure, has netted $19m in a growth funding round. The capital injection was led by Providence Strategic Growth, with participation also coming from existing backers MissionOG and RTP Ventures. Following this latest funding, the company has raised a total of $29m […]

Why Fintech Should Embrace The Fourth Industrial Revolution
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Why Fintech Should Embrace The Fourth Industrial Revolution

A recent report from the World Economic Forum highlighted why financial services should welcome what has been dubbed the “fourth industrial revolution” after the impact it has had on a range of sectors such as healthcare, retail and agriculture. With the development of digital technology, automation and personalization have been […]

Fintech innovations are transforming every aspect of the financial sector
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Fintech innovations are transforming every aspect of the financial sector

As the concept of fintech has come to symbolize the growing importance of technology in the financial sector, innovations are continuously being developed around the globe. Financial technology, often called fintech, now covers a wide range of technological innovations in the financial sector affecting virtually every industry that can be […]

European Supervisory Authorities gives advice on risk management and cybersecurity
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European Supervisory Authorities gives advice on risk management and cybersecurity

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) has published its joint advice in relation to improving communication risk management and cybersecurity. Last year, the European Commission requested the ESA to map the existing supervisory practices across financial sectors around IT security and governance requirements. Its aim was for the ESA to issue […]

EU Aims To Improve Fintech Coordination
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EU Aims To Improve Fintech Coordination

Today the European Commission and the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) are launching the European Forum for Innovation Facilitators (EFIF), with the objective to improve cooperation and coordination in support of the application of new technological developments in the EU financial sector. Innovation facilitators usually take the form of ‘innovation hubs’ […]

Varo Money gets NICE anti-fraud tech
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Varo Money gets NICE anti-fraud tech

Varo Money, the US challenger bank, has selected NICE Actimize to implement its financial crime strategy for anti-money laundering (AML) protections, including know-your-customer (KYC) requirements, sanctions screening and transaction monitoring capabilities. Varo will integrate NICE Actimize’s AML Essentials, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) AML solution that detects and scores a range of […]

CoCoNet revolutionises corporate banking online security with its new MULTIVERSA Token for Mobile and Desktop
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CoCoNet revolutionises corporate banking online security with its new MULTIVERSA Token for Mobile and Desktop

Banks have the opportunity to make huge cost savings on their corporate customer authentication services for online banking, thanks to CoCoNet’s new MULTIVERSA Token for Mobile and Desktop. These revolutionary app-based tokens remove any need for banks’ corporate customers to use additional authentication tools when logging in to their online […]