Infographic: making security manageable through network segmentation


This infographic, created by Tufin, looks at the current threat landscape and how network segmentation can help keep organisations secure from today’s sophisticated cyberattacks.

White paper: digital trust is transforming online and mobile banking

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Banks are beginning to re-align their internal processes and external-facing products to take advantage of, and more fully realize, the potential of digital transformation. One of the biggest challenges they come up against in this pursuit is how to balance customer experience and security. In other words, implementing a framework that accounts for all the […]

Lloyds Bank target of Trickbot banking trojan

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Trickbot is back, new and improved, and is targeting customers of Lloyds Bank in the UK in a new phishing campaign, according to cybersecurity specialist Cyren.

UK Government has another run up at encryption

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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd has taken another dim-witted swipe at end-to-end encryption claiming that terrorists are the only ones who care about it, reports (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). It’s the latest chapter in one of the most short-sighted and ill-informed books available today, as Rudd has continued her moronic quest to make the […]

Top fintech stories this week – 28 July 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Italy’s largest bank UniCredit gets hacked

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Italy’s largest bank UniCredit has been the victim of a security breach due to unauthorised access through an Italian third-party provider to customer data – with up to 400,000 customers potentially affected. The incident is confined to Italy and relates to personal loans only. The bank says a first breach seems to have occurred in […]

Big data and cybersecurity fuel Atos revenue rise


The delightful duo of big data and cybersecurity have fuelled the revenue rise for IT services corporation Atos. In its first half 2017 results, Atos’ “strongest H1 ever”, the firm revealed a revenue in big data and cybersecurity of €357 million – a rise of 13.8% organically. Thierry Breton, chairman and CEO, says: “Either on […]

3SI Security Systems’ European business acquired by Cennox

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UK-based banking software specialist Cennox has completed the acquisition of 3SI Security System’s European division.

IBM launches security testing services for IoT developers

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IBM’s security arm is launching testing services for the internet of things (IoT) – with Watson IoT offering configuration and management capabilities for IoT environments, reports Finovate (Banking Technology’s sister company). IoT technologies are on the rise – in fact, Gartner predicts that connected things will reach 20.4 billion by 2020. This flood of new capabilities comes with the […]

UK Government plans new cybersecurity innovation centre

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The UK is fighting back against cyberattacks with a new cybersecurity innovation centre in London and investment of up to £14.5 million to develop technology to help keep the nation safe. The investment will be made over the next three years to bolster the UK’s cybersecurity defences, and follows on from February, when the new […]