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January at The Fintech Times: Cybersecurity

Throughout the entire month of January, The Fintech Times will be exploring every dimension of one of the industry’s most pressing topics: cybersecurity.

Throughout the past year, and in anticipation of the year ahead, fintech has experienced a profound period of progression. The industry has really boomed, but as fast as the technology has accelerated, it’s important that developments in cybersecurity manage to keep the same fast pace.

Fintech sits upon financial data, which itself is intertwined with a base of sensitive personal, and more often than not, corporate information. This type of data is extremely important. Not only is it used to secure the wide range of uses within fintech, but it ensures the stability, integrity and authenticity of the technology itself.

Because of its important role within everyday dealings, financial data and its many branches have become highly attractive targets in the beady eyes of cybercriminals, whose techniques and ill intentions become more sinister and increasingly intelligent with each passing attack.

As is often the case with the forces of contemporary cybersecurity, protection very much works in the background, thwarting oncoming attacks without causing undue stress or awareness to the potential victim. It can be firmly stated that the fintech boom the industry is enjoying today wouldn’t be where or what it is without the cybersecurity measures guiding its every step.

So for the entire month of January, The Fintech Times will be celebrating all that’s good and great about cybersecurity, how it’s adapting to meet the ever-changing needs of society, how people can obtain and retain security, and what the cybersecurity developments of today are doing to keep fintech secure tomorrow.

We have a plethora of cybersecurity topics running through our pages this month, and with the help of our on-the-ground industry experts, we’ve managed to leave no stone unturned in our wake. Plus, we’ll be taking our usual round of podcasts, webinars and more along the way to advocate our latest and greatest theme yet.

Upcoming webinars include:

Innovation in Cybersecurity: 20 January 2022 at 11am

As our knowledge and use of technology continues to grow, this webinar looks at innovation in relation to cybersecurity. Such as how in the B2C market it can be used to stop hackers, flag money laundering, offer financial education or simply shop safely online. We’ll also consider the B2C implications, such as keeping company data safe, guarding against phishing, malware or data hacks while also looking at the latest innovations within this sector. Join us for a knowledge filled session with our expert panel.

Author

  • Tyler is a Fintech Junior Journalist with specific interests in Online Banking and emerging AI technologies. He began his career writing with a plethora of national and international publications.

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