Tagged: security

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Completes SOC 2, Type I for Custody, Funding Services

As part of Kraken’s commitment to client security, they have reportedly completed and passed an independent auditor’s examination over internal controls as defined by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) SOC 2, Type I compliance standard. Kraken has shared details “about this process… Read More

Blockchain Network Ontology, Alchemy Pay to Integrate its On and Off Ramp

Ontology, a blockchain network focused on enhancing trust, privacy, and security in Web3 by offering decentralized identity and data solutions, has formed a partnership with Alchemy Pay to integrate its on and off ramp solution. Through Alchemy Pay’s plugin, dApps and platforms on Ontology “can… Read More

Digital Banking: LatAm Fintech Nubank Enhances Security with Reporting Channel and Tool for Theft

In one more step to increase security for customers, Nubank (NYSE: NU) announces two new tools: the Reporting Channel, which allows “the reporting of fraud or attempted fraud involving the company, and the Me Roubaram (I was robbed) feature, a site that Nubank customers can… Read More

DLT, Online Security: CertiK, Alibaba Cloud to Bring Blockchain Security to Cloud

CertiK, the New York-based blockchain security company, and Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, announced the signing of a partnership to provide blockchain security services to cloud-based Web3 projects. Web3 developers can now “accelerate their development process and secure their… Read More

Amsterdam’s Digital Asset Liquidity Provider Hyphe Receives ISO 27001 Certification

Hyphe, the digital asset liquidity provider for financial institutions, has received a certificate of compliance to ISO 27001 Information Security Management by internationally-recognized certification body, BSI Group. The certification “reinforces Hyphe’s commitment to the highest security standards ahead of Europe’s new Markets in Crypto Assets… Read More

Web3, Real-Time Payments: Astra, Fortress Trust to Provide Payment Solutions for Web 3.0 Platforms

Astra, a provider of infrastructure for faster payments, today announced a partnership with Fortress Trust, a custodial trust company in the blockchain infrastructure space, to bring enhanced security and real-time settlement to new use cases within financial technology. By combining their respective solutions, the two… Read More

Equifax Makes Security, Privacy Controls Framework Available to Public

Equifax (NYSE: EFX) is furthering its commitment to transparency in cybersecurity by making its security and privacy controls framework public for the benefit of security and privacy teams at organizations of all sizes. By enabling the larger technology ecosystem with the tools to design, build… Read More

Insurtech Cowbell Reveals that 91% of SMEs with Cyber Insurance Policy Say Service Provider Helped them Avoid Potential Incidents

Cowbell, the provider of cyber insurance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), today released its Cyber Round-Up: Q2 2023 report. The report explores insights from small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) leaders “across the U.S., revealing that many SME leaders with cyber insurance feel better prepared… Read More

Web 3.0 Adoption: Concordium, XONE to Bring Web3 Privacy, Identity to Entertainment Sector

Concordium, the Layer 1, science-backed blockchain creating a safer digital world, and XONE, a mobile game that brings people together through music and entertainment, announced a partnership that brings web3 security and identity solutions to the entertainment industry. XONE’s platform “empowers anyone to build and… Read More

Uppsala Security, a Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management Provider, Partners with CODE, a South Korean VASP

Uppsala Security, a provider of award-winning security tools and services for Crypto AML/CTF, Transaction Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance and Transaction Tracking has announced a partnership with CODE, a South Korean-based virtual asset service provider (VASP) compliance solution. As part of this partnership, CODE has “launched… Read More

Digital Agreements Security Firm OneSpan to Fully Support Client Journeys

OneSpan (NASDAQ: OSPN), the digital agreements security company, today announced the launch of new Customer Success Packages, providing modern centralized success service offerings with tiered subscription models for flexible, ongoing customer success with OneSpan solutions. OneSpan Customer Success Packages combine the “traditional” value-added services of… Read More

UK Businesses Reportedly Received Average of £237K+ in Fines Following Data Breaches, Violation of Data Protection Rules

UK businesses received, “on average, £237,402 worth of fines following data breaches or violation of data protection rules in the last 12 months, with half (50%) of respondents listing financial data as the most likely to be compromised.” The findings come from ISMS.online’s latest State… Read More

Data Security Provider Immuta Launches Features for Enhanced Data Security Posture Management (DSPM)

Immuta, a data security provider, announced new vulnerability risk assessment and dynamic query classification capabilities for the Immuta Data Security Platform. These new features “enable customers to promptly identify and prioritize security gaps, protecting sensitive data based on the context and sensitivity levels.” When combined… Read More

Decentralized Computing Platform ARPA Network Secures Investment from DWF Labs to Accelerate Growth

ARPA Network has secured a strategic investment from DWF Labs. Together, DWF Labs and ARPA Network will aim to “establish a vibrant, dynamic collaboration, poised to transform the blockchain landscape and usher in new standards of privacy, security, and fairness.” This might “include actions aimed… Read More

Digital Assets: SlowMist, OKX to Support Advanced Security Solutions

SlowMist and OKX have recently announced a strategic partnership to focus on “enhancing digital asset ecosystem security, digital asset anti-money laundering (AML), and conducting security technology research.” Both parties will collaborate “to develop comprehensive and innovative security services to address the growing demand for secure… Read More

Cybersecurity: Noname Security, Wiz to Secure Cloud APIs, Advance Cyber Resilience

Noname Security, the provider of complete and proactive API security, announced its partnership with Wiz, the Cloud security platform and one of the “fastest-growing” software companies, “to help customers improve security posture by enabling complete visibility, context, and control of infrastructure hosting mission-critical and highly… Read More

Financial Fraud Execs Adopting Behavioral Biometrics Aim to Counter Scam Attacks: Report

LexisNexis Risk Solutions recently published a white paper produced by Aite-Novarica exploring the challenges in addressing sophisticated fraud threats “following increased digital adoption and consumers’ high expectations for online transactions.” The white paper, Multifaceted Fraud Attacks: Behavioral Biometrics as a Defensive Tool, explains “that most… Read More

Digital Banking: European Mobile Bank N26 Announces Campaign to “Decode” Complex Security Issues

The digital bank N26 announced its new campaign, “Security Explained Simply” in order to help “decode the increasingly complex landscape of security in digital banking.” Each of the five updates featured in the campaign “discuss a separate security concept narrated by a character that relates… Read More

Fintech ForwardAI Achieves SOC 2 Type II Compliance Certification

ForwardAI, a fintech providing aggregated access to accounting and business data and analysis, announces that it has successfully completed its Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II certification. The SOC 2 Type II audit, “completed by Sensiba San Filippo LLP, further validates ForwardAI’s commitment to… Read More

Fintech Platform Bottomline Joins Datadog Marketplace

Bottomline, a provider of financial technology, announced today a new integration with Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG), the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Datadog explains that it “consolidates metrics, traces, logs and more to help organizations scale their Cloud environments, troubleshoot potential issues and… Read More

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