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European Banking Federation joins Europol’s ‘No More Ransom’ campaign

The European Banking Federation together with its member bank associations has joined the ‘No More Ransom’ campaign, a public-private project launched in 2016 offering free decryption tools for ransomware victims and awareness material. Ransomware is a type of malware...
Posted On 26 Jul 2019
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BNP Paribas banks on Corps Security for integrated partnership

Corps Security has won a three-plus-two-year contract to provide security services for French international bank BNP Paribas in London. The integrated security partnership involves security guarding and event guarding services together with close protection services and systems...
Posted On 15 Jul 2019
Europol's headquarters in The Hague
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Europol and Institute of International Finance launch forum to mitigate financial crime threat

At Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, Europol and the Institute of International Finance (IIF) have launched a high-level forum involving the law enforcement and banking sectors to improve the interconnection between these two worlds in mitigating the threats posed by financial...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017
Queen's University in Belfast
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Tech firm Intelligent Environments partners with Queen’s University to combat cyber crime

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University in Belfast is entering a new partnership with leading financial technology firm Intelligent Environments in what’s being described as a “world first” cyber security endeavour. The...
Posted On 01 Jun 2016
John Davies
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Bringing Biometric Security to the Fore

Any biometrics naysayers may be interested to hear that banking giant HSBC is about to roll out voice and fingerprint biometric authentication for use by some 15 million customers. This follows a similar move last year by RBS and NatWest for their own online banking operations....
Posted On 29 Mar 2016
The survey findings highlight the crucial role of intelligent data matching in fraud prevention
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Cross-sector fraud data “could unlock millions” in additional insurance savings

Fraud data from other sectors can help insurers identify and tackle policy application and claims fraud, reducing the financial impact of insurance fraud on the industry and genuine customers. That’s the considered view encompassed within a new report from Cifas and Hill...
Posted On 26 Oct 2015