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HSBC Appoints A Technology Advisory Board

by Tim Heath on 2017-03-22 12:54PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

The banking giant wants to capitalise on opportunities in AI, biometrics, blockchain and data science, using its global reach to fight cybercrime.

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Bank-Attack Hackers Use Russian Decoys

by Tim Heath on 2017-03-21 09:39AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Hackers behind the international attacks on banks intentionally inserted Russian words & commands into their malware to deceive investigators.

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Italian Bank Cyber Spy Attacks

by Neil Telford on 2017-03-15 08:49PM in FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial, TECHNOLOGY-Hackers

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, and former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi were among those hacked in a cyber-spying operation that targeted more than 18,000 e-mail accounts

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Bitcoin Is Increasing Ransom Attacks

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-21 10:33PM in BUSINESS-Services-Financial, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-Police, JOBS-HR & Training

There are a few good reasons to use Bitcoin: It’s global, private and won’t bulk up your wallet. But there’s another more sinister perk.

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Banks Lack Confidence They Can Detect Data Breaches

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-15 01:40PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Consumers are quite confident banks and insurers can keep their data safe, but the organisations themselves aren’t so sure.

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Only 20% Of UK Banks Can Properly Detect Breaches

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-15 01:02PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Half of British financial institutions have no adequate data security frameworks or privacy policies. Few of them can confidently detect breaches.

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Security Directly Impacts The Bottom Line At Banks

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-15 12:56PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Banks now recognise that security has a valuable untapped role to play that can deliver immediate tangible results across the entire organisation.

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Banks Around The World Hit With Fileless Malware

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-15 12:41PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Kaspersky Lab researchers have brought to light a new series of attacks against 140 plus banks and other businesses around the world.

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Blockchain’s Brilliant Approach To Cyber Security

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-08 08:37PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

The Blockchain’s alternative approach to storing and sharing information provides a tool to prevent cyberattacks and to maintain security.

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Five Arrested For Large Scale Bank Hacking

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-08 12:53AM in NEWS-News Analysis, GOVERNMENT-Police, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Financial

Carbanak Gang: Police arrest five members of an international criminal group that stole at least $500 million by hacking bank cash dispensers.

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