Security

New Revolut feature to block pickpockets and phone snatchers from accessing customer savings ahead of summer travel season 

Revolut, the global FinTech with over 8 million UK customers and 40 million globally, has introduced Wealth Protection, an extra layer of in-app identity verification, designed to prevent thieves from accessing customer savings within the Revolut app....

Three UK continuously enhances customer protection against scams and nuisance communications 

Three UK has blocked more than 173 million spam texts, equivalent to 10,000 every hour of the day, in the last two years, as part of its efforts to protect its customers from rising online fraud.   The progress follows Three becoming the first UK...

The importance of robust API security in insurance

In this article by Andre Kerstens, Principal Solution Architect, Noname Security, we take a look at APIs in insurance handle vast amounts of sensitive data, making robust API security essential to protect against vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches and...

New research shows that poor PIN hygiene leads to 62% of phone theft victims in the UK facing further financial loss and data breaches 

Nuke From Orbit, a FinTech startup headquartered in the UK, has unveiled findings from its latest research report, shedding light on a concerning trend in smartphone thefts. The report indicates that in 62% of cases of smartphone thefts in the UK, the...

Eviden reinforces its end-to-end cloud offering with new CloudSecOps Centre in Romania 

Eviden, the Atos Group business leading in digital, cloud, big data and security, has announced the launch of its new CloudSecOps centre in Romania.   Located in Timisoara, this innovative service centre combines cloud and security...

SoftBank uses SandboxAQ’s AQtive Guard to identify undetected security vulnerabilities  

SandboxAQ has confirmed the successful deployment of its AQtive Guard cryptography management platform by the Advanced Research Group of SoftBank.  As part of the validation process, SoftBank leveraged AQtive Guard to monitor a local government network...

Qualys CyberSecurity Asset Management expands to detect unauthorised devices across hybrid environments  

Qualys, a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, has announced it is expanding Qualys CyberSecurity Asset Management to identify unmanaged and untrusted devices in real-time.   Leveraging the...

Transforming digital identity management in Switzerland with zero-knowledge 

Partisia Blockchain and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO Valais-Wallis) are poised to transform the management of digital identities for Swiss citizens.   This partnership aims to develop a decentralised...

Kieran Hernon, Vice President, EMEA Sales, Recorded Future 

As cyberthreats proliferate, Attack Surface Management is becoming a vital strategy in simulating attackers’ tactics and pinpointing vulnerabilities on an organisation’s attack surface. In this article, Kieran Hernon, Vice President, EMEA Sales,...

Zimperium report finds Malware families targeting banking apps 

Zimperium, the mobile-first security platform for mobile devices and mobile apps, has released its annual Mobile Banking Heist report, which highlights the continued evolution and success of mobile banking trojans around the globe.   In...

Financial institutions and the problem with security, fraud and identity sprawl 

With the accumulation of security, fraud, and identity solutions, financial institutions find themselves entangled in a complex array of tools. Phil Allen, VP, EMEA, at Transmit Security, explains how this intricacy obstructs threat response, leads to...

Escalating e-commerce fraud: The crisis merchants face globally 

In the last twelve months, merchants have seen a huge leap in online payment fraud (up 59%), account takeover (up 51%), promotion abuse (up 52%), refund abuse (up 53%) and customer fraud / friendly fraud (up 40%).  Merchants are now throwing more and...