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Europe strives to standardise cybersecurity
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The EU Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) has joined forces with the semiconductor industry in a bid to improve the continent’s cybersecurity.

Nasdaq looking cool with Chile CSD tech revamp
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Chile’s central securities depository (CSD), Depósito Central de Valores (DCV), has chosen Nasdaq to revamp its technological infrastructure.

Gemalto bus-ts a move with GDPR double decker delight

Should you hear a vehicle trundling down your litter-strewn UK street don’t all rush out assuming it’s an ice cream van. Calm yourself and your desires for a gigantic calorie-drenched concoction, and instead prepare for Gemalto’s GDPR Clinic.

Dubai regulator unveils fintech innovation licence to thrill

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) will allow firms to apply for a financial services licence as it seeks to boost innovation in the region.

FIS to sell majority interest in litigious Capco consulting business

FIS will sell off its majority ownership stake in Capco to private equity investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), establishing Capco as an independent company.

Banking Technology Magazine
Banking Technology May 2017 issue out now
Banking Technology May 2017

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Industry Comment
Cognitive computing is not cognitive at all
Roger Schank

IBM are not doing “cognitive computing” no matter how many times they say they are.

Will robotic process automation herald a new digital era in regulatory compliance in banks?

Exploring how the robotic process automation (RPA) powered digital workforce looks to disrupt the manual effort intensive regulatory compliance landscape in BFS, what edge it has over its human counterpart, the roadmap towards RPA driven compliance, challenges in this digitisation journey and success mantras, and innovations that are underway towards building intelligent RPA to replicate human decision-making.

Bold statement two: statements around the bleeding edge of innovation

Here we are again – at the start of another post, the second in my series looking at our bold statements. These may be brash claims made from ego, pride, or fear… they may be motivated by gain or loss.

Blockchain: not the silver bullet against fraud that many expect it to be

Anyone that picks up any business publication has no doubt read about blockchain. Conceptualised around the same time as the financial crisis in 2008, blockchain as originally conceived served as a digital ledger to publicly record cryptocurrency transactions and execute contracts.