Looks like cyber criminals are pretty smart after all


New research from Gartner has shown enterprise organisations are beginning to accept that they are not as smart as cyber criminals, and investments over the course of 2017 will reflect this.

Verifone investigates breach that targeted US merchants


Terminal maker Verifone says it’s investigating a breach that involved an attempt to get into its corporate network and targeted US merchants.

Cybersecurity: computers or humans – where does the threat lie?


Digitalisation plays a key role in the fight against payment fraud. Yet Commerzbank’s cybercrime specialists in cash services show that even in this technologically advanced environment, security threats persist. Companies must take steps to ensure that human beings – as well as computers – are protected against crime.

Italian banks set up cybersecurity response team, Certfin

Italy's banking sector joins forces to fight cybercrime

The Bank of Italy, the Italian Banking Association and the ABI Lab Consortium have signed an agreement to set up Certfin – “a highly specialised Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) for Italy’s financial sector”.

40 clients worldwide join IBM Watson for Cyber Security beta programme

IBM Watson

IBM Watson has launched a testing programme for its cyber security tech, which includes 40 companies from various sectors worldwide. On the financial services side, participants include Sun Life Financial and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.

Sibos 2016: future proofing payments

Thierry Chilosi, Swift

The global payments industry faces more challenges than ever before – fiercer competition, more regulations, an increasing threat from cybercrime and new demands from customers. Thierry Chilosi, head of markets & initiatives, EMEA at Swift, talks to Daily News at Sibos about the steps market participants can take to future proof their payments infrastructure.