Tagged: cybersecurity

UK Financial Services Firms Could Provide More Secure Services by Leveraging Phishing-Resistant Tech: Report

The United Kingdom has consistently taken a strong position on cybersecurity, “recognizing the need to drive awareness and responsiveness on a national scale,” according to an update from Hypr, the passwordless service provider. It reportedly “established the National Cybersecurity Centre in 2016, has among the… Read More

Abacus Group Acquires Gotham Security, GoVanguard to Expand Cybersecurity Service Offerings

Abacus Group, the provider of hosted IT services and solutions to alternative investment firms, announces that it has acquired two boutique cybersecurity consulting companies, Gotham Security and its parent company, GoVanguard, both of which have solid track records of excellence in the cyber arena. Gotham… Read More

European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) Identify Good Practices for Financial Education Initiatives on Scams, Cybersecurity

The three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, EIOPA and ESMA – ESAs) published a joint thematic Report on national financial education initiatives on digitalization, with “a focus on cybersecurity, scams, and fraud.” The Report identifies good practices “that national competent authorities and other public entities can… Read More

CaixaBank Participates in Research Consortium to Explore Ways of Combatting Cyberattacks

Working with eleven international entities, CaixaBank has formed a European research consortium “to explore ways to improve cybersecurity by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and big data.” The project, AI4CYBER, is “part of the Horizon Europe program for research and innovation, funded by the European Union.”… Read More

Cowbell, Provider of Cyber Insurance to SMEs, Launches Cybersecurity Advisory Board

Cowbell, the provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), recently announced the launch of its Cybersecurity Advisory Board (CSAB). Expertise on the CSAB “includes CISOs, cybersecurity visionaries, former military officers, writers, public speakers, and attorneys.” The creation of the board accelerates Cowbell’s… Read More

Logpoint Predicts CISOs Will Face “Daunting” Challenges in 2023 Amidst New Cybersecurity Legislation

Logpoint has released its predictions for 2023, foreseeing that CISOs [Chief Information Security Officers] will “face daunting challenges amidst global economic uncertainty and comprehensive new cybersecurity legislation focusing more on businesses’ cybersecurity practices.” According to Logpoint CTO Christian Have, cybersecurity now “has the attention of… Read More

Uppsala Security Introduces ChainKeeper for Web3 Security, Transaction Tracking, Reporting

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security announced the launch of ChainKeeper — “an all-rounder platform for Web3 security, transaction tracking and reporting.” ChainKeeper was created by Uppsala Security in… Read More

Banking Trojan Targets Users of 400+ Fintech, Crypto Apps in 16 Countries: Report

Group-IB, which claims to be one of the global cybersecurity leaders, has presented its findings about Godfather, an Android banking Trojan that is currently being utilized by cybercriminals “to attack users of leading banking and crypto exchange applications in 16 countries.” To date, Godfather has… Read More

Theresa Le: Chief Claims Officer at Cowbell Explains Why Cyber Insurance Is Critical

We recently connected with Theresa Le Chief Claims Officer at Cowbell, which claims to be the leader in cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Cowbell is the provider of cyber insurance for SMEs and the “pioneer” of Adaptive Cyber Insurance. Cowbell reportedly “delivers… Read More

LexisNexis Risk Solutions State of Fraud, Identity Report Reveals Surge in Fraudulent Activities

LexisNexis Risk Solutions released the results of its first Global State of Fraud and Identity Report, exploring research and insights from industry experts “on recent statistics and trends from [their] industry-recognized studies on the Global True Cost of Fraud and transaction data from over 39B transactions… Read More

Uppsala Security Signs MoU with Korea University of Foreign Studies AI Education Center for Academic Cooperation

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) focused “on the cooperation with the AI Education Institute of Hankuk University of Foreign… Read More

Cybersecurity: Chrome Extension Research Reveals 1 in 2 Extensions have Potential to Wreak Havoc

1 in 2 Google Chrome Extensions have potential to wreak havoc,” Incogni Research shows. Data removal company Incogni analyzed “the risk profiles of 1,237 Chrome extensions available on the Chrome Web Store.” The study reveals “that 1 in 2 Chrome extensions (48.66%) has a High… Read More

Living Security, CybSafe Propose Human Risk Management Maturity Model

Living Security and CybSafe announced a new Human Risk Management Maturity Model, to serve as “a standard across the cybersecurity industry including: practitioners, analysts, vendors, and thought leaders to measure the impact of human behavior on an organization’s risk.” While several frameworks and maturity models… Read More

Arqit, Nine23 to Provide Secure Cloud Services on G-Cloud 13 for UK Government

Arqit Quantum Inc. (Nasdaq: ARQQ), a key player in quantum-safe encryption, has signed a contract with Nine23 Ltd, a cybersecurity solutions provider for UK regulated and compliant sectors, “to deploy Arqit’s QuantumCloud™, a symmetric key agreement software, on Nine23’s UK Sovereign Secure Private Cloud infrastructure… Read More

ThriveDX Addresses “Human Factor” in Cybersecurity

ThriveDX, the global cybersecurity education solutions provider, announced today it is prioritizing a new category in cybersecurity, “Human Factor Security”, in order “to close the global cybersecurity skills and talent gap while increasing diversity and inclusion across the industry.” Cybersecurity Ventures reported that “there are… Read More

Aunalytics Comments on Security Priorities During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Aunalytics, a data management and analytics company delivering managed IT and data platform services for mid-sized and enterprise businesses, “highlighted top security priorities to follow when reinforcing defensive security strategies against malicious cyber threats.” The guidance is “provided as Cybersecurity Awareness Month comes to a… Read More

Banco Santander, Forgepoint Capital to Advance Cybersecurity Innovation

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN), which claims to be one of the largest banks in the world with over 157 million customers, and Forgepoint Capital, one of the “leading” venture capital firms focused on cybersecurity, announced a strategic alliance “to drive cybersecurity investment and innovation globally.”… Read More

Uppsala Security Introduces Crypto Threat Detection System — AML Solution for Virtual Assets Monitoring

Uppsala Security, a provider of security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance, Transaction Tracking, and Cyber Security recently announced that it has developed a new Crypto Threat Detection System (CTDS) that handles Suspicious Transaction Reporting (STR) and Counterfeit Currency Reporting… Read More

Visa Report Emphasizes Importance of Cybersecurity Amid Shifting Threats

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the leader in digital payments, shared an updated look at how fraud has evolved since the height of the pandemic, with criminals simultaneously “targeting online and offline vulnerabilities as our daily lives return to a blend of in-person and e-commerce experiences.” Paul… Read More

ThriveDX, Exclusive Networks to Address Cybersecurity Talent Shortage, Skills Gap

ThriveDX, which claims to be the “premier” cybersecurity and digital skills provider, and Exclusive Networks, a globally “trusted” cybersecurity specialist for digital infrastructure,  announced the expansion of their partnership “to deliver end-to-end cybersecurity training and talent solutions to its global network of more than 25,000… Read More

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