Banking & Finance

Natterbox takes PCI compliance further with new payment system

Natterbox, a leading provider of global voice cloud services, has announced that it has fully integrated a highly secure, automated credit card payment service which meets the strict PCI DSS standards into its telephony platform. The new service, developed in partnership with the market leader in secure voice payment services for business, PCI Pal, offers […]

Bitglass releases 2018 Financial Breach Report

Bitglass, the next-gen CASB, has released its 2018 Financial Breach Report. The study uncovers information about the top threats in financial services and the industry’s latest and largest breaches among other findings. 2018 has been far more dangerous than 2016, the last year that Bitglass conducted such a report. In this year’s study, there were […]

Research: Payment security compliance drops for first time in six years

After documenting improvements in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance over the past six years (2010 – 2016), Verizon’s 2018 Payment Security Report (PSR) now reveals a concerning downward trend with companies failing compliance assessments and perhaps, more importantly, not maintaining – full compliance. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI […]

Thanks to Boon, Google Pay is now available to all Android users in Italy

Wirecard, a global leader in innovation for digital financial technology, is making its mobile payment solution, Boon, available to download in the Google Play store for the launch of Google Pay in Italy. As a result, Italian users will benefit from a fully digitised prepaid Mastercard for mobile payments, regardless of which bank they are […]

SureCloud helps U Account with GDPR compliance

U Account, a leading fin-tech solutions provider, has deployed six applications from the SureCloud GDPR Suite to enable the business to achieve and maintain compliance with the EU’s GDPR that came into force in May 2018. U Account selected the SureCloud GDPR Suite, delivered from the SureCloud Platform, after it demonstrated the ability to link […]

SecureLink ensures 24/7 secured connectivity at Baloise Insurance

Insurance company Baloise Insurance was created in 2013 through the merger of the Mercator, Avéro and Nateus insurance companies. It is part of the Swiss Baloise Group, a European provider of insurance and pension solutions. Its insurance offering is tied to smart prevention services. The ambition of Baloise Insurance is to contribute to a safer […]

Kaspersky Lab detected the rise of mobile banker Asacub

Kaspersky Lab has recently seen a large-scale distribution campaign of the Trojan Asacub. According to company experts, the number of users who face Asacub reaches 40,000 daily. Asacub is primarily aimed at Russian users, since the cybercriminals specifically target clients of a major Russian bank. But the Trojan also hit users from Ukraine, Turkey, Germany, […]

‘Don’t let cybersecurity be the death of your divestment’

According to research, there has been a significant increase in major divestment activity in the UK – despite the uncertainty of factors such as Brexit. Justin Coker, Vice President EMEA, Skybox, identifies the key questions that CISOs should be asking themselves to ensure their organisations are secure and compliant throughout a divestiture. Against the backdrop […]

SteelEye selected for inaugural UK Government FinTech programme

SteelEye, the compliance technology and data analytics firm, has announced that it has been selected as one of 20 companies in Tech Nation’s first inaugural Fintech Programme, part of HM Treasury’s FinTech strategy to support the development of fast-growing tech companies. The five month programme supports the growth of the top 20 most promising early-stage […]

IDnow launches AI-powered ID Verification-as-a-Service platform

IDnow, nominated for the 2018 FinTech50 list of hottest European start-ups, has launched the next-generation of its identity Verification-as-a-Service platform that will enable companies to verify the identities of more than 7 billion potential customers online, easily and securely, in compliance with regulatory Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements across Europe and beyond. The IDnow platform, […]