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FCA Urged To Upgrade Register Or Risk Third-Party Fraud ‘Disaster’

Industry groups have warned UK regulators there will be no way of knowing whether third-party fintechs are authorised providers or fraudsters once the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) goes live in January. In a joint consultation response to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), four financial sector associations called for its …

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New SFTR Reporting Solution: less customer’s costs and manual processing

Pirum Systems and IHS Markit today announced they will be working in partnership to build a full service Securities Finance Transaction Regulation (SFTR) reporting solution. SFTR requires EU counterparts participating in securities finance transactions to report their transaction details to a registered Trade Repository. The new SFTR solution will combine …

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Cyber London Announces Second Cohort

Cyber London, Europe’s first dedicated cyber security start-up accelerator and incubator, announced the eight start-ups participating in Cyber London’s second programme on Friday. The successful candidates, selected from a shortlist of outstanding international applicants, were announced at a private event in Cyber London’s offices in West London. The teams, who …

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Cyber Breach and Response

People expect large organisations, such as telecoms firms, with huge resources at their disposal and leading-edge technology, to be amongst the best equipped to keep cyber criminals at bay, and avoid the cyber breach of their valuable data. However, the fact that high-profile breaches continually come to light, shows that …

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Who is Responsible for Information Security Within Your Organisation?

The obvious and rather short answer is: everyone is responsible for the information security of your organisation. From the CEO to the Board to the call center operatives to the interns to the kids on work experience from school, if that still happens. Some are more accountable than others, some …

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The Psychology of Teenage Hackers

As with ‘non-cyber’ crime, the perps range from Nation-States to organised crime networks to teenage kids. Perhaps by understanding the mindsets we can begin to understand the problem. A bit. Best to begin with the psychology of teenage hackers. One of the ‘problems’ is that people do online what they …

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Cyber Threat

CYBER HYGIENE Sector Specific Cyber Threats

Not intended as a complete ‘how to’ guide, but more of a guide to a normative approach to cyber threats. Threat: Malicious attack / Blackmail / Ransom Sectors: Public sector, third sector, corporations, controversial sectors, charities, animal related including farming, meat production, sex / gender related. Sony found themselves on the wrong …

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