Technology

Top 5 Tips To Counter Ransomware Attacks

By Graham Jarvis on July 17, 2017
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In January 2017, Lloyds Bank was threatened by a cyber-attack caused by a distributed denial of service (DDoS), but it didn’t pay a ransom. The cyber-criminals involved with the incident attempted to block access to 20 million…

The Fintech World Series: Germany

By Elliot Burr on July 11, 2017
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Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

The Fintech World Series: France

By Elliot Burr on June 27, 2017
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Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

The Fintech World Series: Brazil

By Elliot Burr on June 13, 2017
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Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

The Fintech World Series: Singapore

By Elliot Burr on May 30, 2017
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Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

Robo-advice must evolve into valuable financial planning

By Tim Cooper on May 25, 2017
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Robert Forbes of London-based wealth manager Stadden Forbes is planning to take robo-advice to a new level by offering a comprehensive digital financial planning service. While he admits it is a big challenge to offer regulated…

Cyber-Attacks: What Risk Does The Cyber-Security Skills Gap Pose?

By Graham Jarvis on May 22, 2017
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“In December 2016 and January 2017, SAI Global, in association with Risk.net, conducted a global poll of financial services companies, about current trends in risk management and governance. 32% cited cyber security as the biggest challenge…

RegTech, gelato and VR: A look back at ICT Spring Europe 2017

By Victoria Botella on May 18, 2017
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A professional footballer, an ice-cream man, and a private banker walk into a room… It is indisputable that in the past 10 years Luxembourg has become a key European financial centre. However, on our visit to…

The Fintech World Series: Finland, Iceland & Norway

By Elliot Burr on May 17, 2017
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Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

Fighting Cybercrime with Technology and Employee Training

By Karen Riccio on May 15, 2017
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Investment firms and financial companies are constantly under the microscope of regulatory agencies to prove that adequate security controls are in place to protect sensitive client data and accounts. To most CEOs, that means adhering to…

The Fintech World Series: Sweden

By Elliot Burr on May 10, 2017
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Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

Why we are deprecating TLS 1.0

By Harry Thompson on May 3, 2017
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How did this all come about? During 2014-5 there were some horrendous security alerts which showed that some of the most trusted protocols on the Internet were no longer safe. These alerts were given names, and…