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Pindrop releases “next-gen” Phoneprinting with machine-learning might

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Pindrop has released Pindrop Protect 4.0, which includes its patented high-definition Phoneprinting technology that analyses more than 1,300 features of a call’s audio to detect the subtle anomalies that indicate fraud, and determine the device type, geolocation and carrier.

Intel and Tencent team up for blockchain tech

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Chinese investment holding company Tencent and US-based Intel have joined forces to co-operate on blockchain projects.

Infographic: why your moat is no longer enough to protect your castle

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In the 1600s, Spain built an impregnable defence system to protect the San Juan Bay in Puerto Rico. This defence in-depth system fortified San Juan with three lines of defence, marking a high point in military engineering for the time period. A similar model could be used to protect your institution’s account holders from today’s cyberattacks. But with 15.4 million Americans falling victim to identity fraud last year, three lines of defence are no longer enough.

Infographic: making security manageable through network segmentation

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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.

Verizon jumps on the AI-security bandwagon

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Verizon’s venture capitalist arm has started throwing its weight around the security arena, pumping cash into artificial intelligence (AI) start-up SparkCognition.

V-Key teams with Ant Financial for mobile payments

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V-Key, a Singapore-based digital security firm, and Ant Financial have teamed up for mobile payments. Under the partnership, V-Key will provide its virtual software solution, V-OS, for Ant Financial to help secure transactions on AliExpress, one of Alibaba Group’s retail ecommerce platforms. (Ant Financial is an affiliate company of Alibaba Group). V-Key will also provide […]

Webinar: The Role of E-Signatures in Your Digital Strategy

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http://s3.amazonaws.com/BankingTechnology/Webinars/EsignFeb17.mp4 Modern organizations know that eliminating the inefficiencies of paper processes is key to improving customer experience and achieving operational excellence. End-to-end digital processes make it possible for customers, employees and partners to do business from anywhere, anytime on any device. E-signatures are a key component of any enterprise digital strategy because without, processes will […]

Visa API puts users in charge of security

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Visa is introducing a new service to help Visa issuers empower consumers to monitor and control how, where, and when their Visa credit, debit, and prepaid accounts can be used. It provides real-time visibility and control over their accounts so consumers can take immediate action to protect themselves from security threats and fraud. Visa Consumer […]

Electronic payment volumes and security fears rocket

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A survey of more than 3,700 IT security practitioners from more than a dozen major industry sectors found 54% of those firms surveyed had a security or data breach involving payment data, on average four times in past two years.​ The research, independently conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of digital security firm Gemalto, also […]

Biometrics and authentication – a new world of possibilities

Sascha Breite is head of future payments at SIX Payment Services

With governments, retailers, banks and (not least) consumers increasingly crying out for a means of confirming someone’s identity beyond any doubt, the search for a common, international standard of payment authentication is in full flow.

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