5 Steps to Enhance Your Mobile Security

Unsurprisingly, browsing the web from the desktop has now been overtaken by mobile usage, with 51.3% of web browsing occurring on a smartphone or tablet in 2016 (The Guardian). The explosion of mobile devices has led to this significant shift in how we access the internet and interact with the universe of web services. Mobile browsing is more convenient and...

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How To Solve Banks Paper Problem?

In today’s financial services world, competition is fiercer than ever for new business. How financial services companies communicate with their customers is a key part of the overall customer experience. Customers who do not receive correspondence from their financial services providers by their preferred channels are more likely to switch provider. ...

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Top 20 FinTech Startups in Hong Kong

As a part of drawing the FinTech scene in Hong Kong, FinTechnews collects, tracks and analyzes hundreds of FinTech Startups. Today, the FinTech industry experiences the huge changes. So many few startups are slowly knocked out of the game while more and more players have been joining. After all deep learning into the startups’ performance, we filter and pack the...

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Multi-Factor Authentication in Financial Services

A strong and reliable authentication process is the cornerstone of any security system. Other elements are, of course, important such as secure connections to systems as well as applying appropriate encryption levels to data to ensure it remains protected. However, unless the identity of a user can be confidently verified with a good authentication process, then the other security elements...

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5 Relevant and New Cyber Security Regulations

One of the main measures to prevent cyber risk lies in the regulations implemented by authorities. The number of compliance rules increase and tighten globally, shaping cyber security regulation both internally in the organisations and globally on the cyber security market. With the increasing number of regulations issued, organisations must keep pace with the rapid legal change to stay compliant....

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Top 5 Key Elements of Cyber Resilience

With the WannaCry malware still on everyone’s mind, it is hard to forget the importance of cyber risk and how it can become real for anybody, at any time. WannaCry has brought cyber risk to the forefront once again and the fact that 200,000 victims lost their data has highlighted the importance of a robust cyber resilience strategy....

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Security and Messaging in Asia

It’s no secret that Asia is leading the world in messaging with platforms like WeChat and Line. Yet when it comes to security, it’s a bit of a different story. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Cédric Jeannot, a cryptography and security expert, and the founder and CEO of APrivacy, a company that provides the banking industry with information...

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