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ABN Amro suffers DDOS attack

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:57:00 GMT

Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, the website abnamro.nl and iDeal were temporary unavailable due to...



BBVA hires Álvaro Garrido from Nordea to lead new information security and engineering risk unit

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:37:00 GMT

BBVA announced the creation of the Information Security & Engineering Risk (IS&ER) unit, a new area...



China regulator says fintech must serve real economy

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:46:00 GMT

One of China's senior financial regulators has stated that the government will only support fintechs...



Visa makes signature optional for EMV merchants in North America

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:10:00 GMT

To continue the ongoing migration to EMV chip, and to bring increased security and convenience to th...



Visa and Fingerprints team with Mountain America Credit Union on biometric payment cards

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:06:00 GMT

Fingerprints today announced that its touch sensor is being used in the first US-based pilot of a ne...



Europe begins Open Banking era in subdued style

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:32:00 GMT

The EU's second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) took effect on Saturday 13 January, bringing with...



Precise Biometrics addresses fingerprint recognition in smart cards

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:50:00 GMT

Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in smart cards, Precise BioMatch...



Canadians ready for biometrics - Visa survey

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:06:00 GMT

A new Visa survey of 1,000 Canadians exploring awareness and perceptions of biometric authentication...



Wells Fargo to close 900 branches

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:27:00 GMT

As it books a $3.25 billion fourth quarter pre-tax charge related to the misselling scandal, Wells F...



Top 10 Tips for Securing Your Mobile Devices and Sensitive Client Data

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:55:40 GMT

Do you have employees who bring mobile phones to work and use those devices on the corporate network...



Fime scores UnionPay International qualification

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:32:00 GMT

FIME has achieved UnionPay International (UPI) qualification for its Savvi Test Platform. With over...



Rabobank enlists G+D Mobile Security for move to HCE mobile payments

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:41:00 GMT

G+D Mobile Security worked with Dutch Rabobank to migrate Rabobank’s existing SIM-based mobile payme...



Cybersecurity outfit Sequrest teams up with Banking Systems

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:11:00 GMT

Sequrest, the cyber security specialist has announced that it has been selected for a strategic part...



Yes Bank to offer ATM withdrawals using Aadhaar ID and biometric authentication

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 12:17:00 GMT

Nearby Technologies has partnered with YES BANK, India’s 5th largest private sector bank and worked...



Swift Institute challenges University teams to tackle data privacy under Open API

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 09:35:00 GMT

The academic research arm of interbank payments network Swift is calling on Australian-based student...



JCB to test 'world's most accurate' biometric authentication system

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 09:11:00 GMT

Japanese card brand JCB is running trials of a combined biometric palm print and vein identification...



Your Social Security Card Gets Stolen: Now What?

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:44:46 GMT

You might be shocked to know that when Social Security numbers were first given in the 1930s, the in...



Bank of Cyprus to issue fingerprint payment cards

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 11:53:00 GMT

Bank of Cyprus is to issue a biometric EMV card which uses fingerprint recognition instead of a PIN...



Finextra's year in review

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 00:01:00 GMT

As Finextra pulls the shutters down on 2017, we take a look back at our most popular news stories, v...



Two Additional Ways to Improve API Security for Fintech startups

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:13:14 GMT

It’s simple: the probability of being under cyber attack is 100%. From a Cyber Defense perspective,...



Gemalto accepts EUR4.8 billion takeover offer from Thales

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:06:00 GMT

Gemalto has spurned overtures from Atos and instead accepted a EUR4.8 billion takeover deal from fel...



Atos offers EUR4.3billion to buy out Gemalto

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:14:00 GMT

French IT service group Atos has made an unsolicited offer to acquire Gemalto for EUR4.3 with the ai...



AmEx, HSBC and JPMorgan invest in Menlo Security

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:00:00 GMT

Financial services giants American Express, HSBC and JPMorgan Chase have all joined a $40 million Se...



The rising role of corporate treasury

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:52:00 GMT

Ritu Singh, Head of Market Development, Corporate Treasury, Thomson Reuters, discusses the outlook f...



The long life of AI

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:10:00 GMT

Kyle Thomas, Head of Worldwide Sales, Saffron Technology, Intel, talks at Sibos 2017 about why finan...



An increase in resilience for the banking industry

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:39:00 GMT

Ilkka Ruotsila, Regional Director, Nordic & Baltic Countries, Deposit Solutions, talks at NextGen Ba...



Fighting financial crime with FISPs

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:17:00 GMT

Malcolm Wright, Head of AML and Transaction Monitoring, Thomson Reuters, talks about the new financi...



Supporting integration to boost the ecosystem

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:20:00 GMT

Jarkko Leppälahti, CEO, XMLdation, talks at NextGen Banking Nordics about the value open banking bri...



UK regulator is fighting against Authorised Push Payment, APP, scams

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:08:01 GMT

On the 7th of November 2017, the UK PSR (Payment Systems Regulator) published a report and consultat...



How data will help you fight fraud without hurting your conversions

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 11:04:03 GMT

I’m willing to bet you know someone who’s fallen victim to credit card fraud – if you haven’t done s...



Odeabank's mobile security challenge

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:53:00 GMT

Turkey's Odeabank achieved all-round security for its mobile banking apps by using Vasco's Digipass...



An SDK for combatting fraud at mobile banks

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:02:00 GMT

Jibun Bank, a Japanese mobile-oriented internet bank, turned to Vasco in an effort to enhance its co...



Payment threat trends

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:12:00 GMT

The European Payments Council provides an insight into the latest developments on threats affecting...



Blockchain: A fundamental shift for FS institutions

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:45:00 GMT

What financial services institutions need to know about blockchain and how to assess the opportunity...



Measuring the mobile movement

Wed, 04 May 2016 15:44:00 GMT

The Federal Reserve Board presents the findings from its latest annual survey examining trends in th...



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