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National Bank of Kuwait becomes first bank in MENA to adopt 3D Secure 2.0

National Bank of Kuwait adopts Visa’s 3D Secure 2.0 to allow seamless authentication for eCommerce transactions. National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) became the first bank in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to adopt Visa’s 3D Secure 2.0, which provides merchants and issuers with a seamless way to authenticate cardholders for eCommerce transactions […]


Get to Know: Mustafa Gangardiwala, Industrial Bank of Kuwait

On the lighter side of things we ask to Mustafa Gangardiwala, Head of Information Security Unit, Industrial Bank of Kuwait, about what makes him tick. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? During my career, I have gain technical expertise in different technical areas. Even though I have a core technical understanding, I […]


Kuwait based ITS wins global Islamic Finance award

International Turnkey Systems Group (ITS), a market leading provider of comprehensive Shariah-compliant financial solutions, has been named as the ‘Best Islamic Finance Technology Provider 2019’ at the Global Islamic Finance Awards ceremony held in South Africa. Essam Alkheshnam, International Turnkey Systems (ITS) CEO, said: “We are delighted to win this award again this year. The […]


Kuwaiti fintech event announces keynote speakers

A major FinTech event in Kuwait has announced its list of keynote speakers. The Kuwait Financial Technology Conference & Exhibition will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kuwait City between October 22 and 24. Keynote speakers include: M.R Raghu, Head of Research, Kuwait Financial Center (Markaz), Kuwait; Mohammed Kateeb, Group Chairman and CEO, […]


Kuwait Credit Bank enables cloud-based Disaster Recovery backup system

Kuwait Credit Bank has enabled a cloud-based Disaster Recovery backup system allowing it to respond robustly to unexpected emergencies. Kuwait Credit Bank (KCB) has enabled a Disaster Recovery backup system o the cloud after forming a strategic partnership with EBLA Computer Consultancy and Microsoft Kuwait. This will enable KCB to retrieve its vital data from […]


Kuwait event to put FinTech under the spotlight

The third edition of the Kuwait Financial Technology event is set to be held in Kuwait City on October 22 to 24. The event will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel, Kuwait City, and is designed for the financial services and innovation community and seeks to showcase the latest financial technology (FinTech) thought leadership. […]


Kuwait International Bank launches video call banking service

Customers of Kuwait International Bank can now communicate with staff via a video call following the launch of a new service. Both customers and non-customers can make a video call to the bank’s representatives and talk to them face-to-face. The new service means customers will be able to activate and deactivate credit cards, debit cards […]


NBK named the ‘Best Consumer Digital Bank’ and ‘Best in Mobile Banking’

The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has been named as the ‘Best Consumer Digital Bank’ and the ‘Best in Mobile Banking’ in Kuwait by Global Finance magazine. Global Finance, headquartered in New York, was founded in 1987 and is one of the leading publications specialised in economic research and analysis. The magazine has readers in […]


Gulf Bank introduces selfpay and e-loans to its online and mobile banking services

Gulf Bank in Kuwait has announced the latest digital updates to its online banking and mobile application, launching two new, innovative services and updating existing features. Gulf Bank has introduced Selfpay, an easy and convenient way to transfer payments from individuals and groups instantly, and E-loan, a new service that allows customers to seamlessly apply […]


Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait partners with EdgeVerve for its Robotic Process Automation journey

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait has partnered with EdgeVerve Systems, a subsidiary of Infosys (INFY) to steer its automation journey using AssistEdge Robotic Process Automation (RPA). The award-winning scalable automation platform, AssistEdge is an end-to-end service for building and implementing RPA. It provides integrated software robots to automate any high-touch, repetitive process. Used to modernise customer service, […]


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