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Leadership Brief: Securing PSD2 APIs - 72513

The Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) mandates that banks provide APIs for Account Information Service Providers (AISPs), Payment Initiation Service Providers (PISPs) and any Third Party Providers (TPPs) to use.

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PSD2 RTS Final Draft: The good and the not-so-good

The European Banking Authority released the final draft of the Regulatory Technical Specifications for PSD2 this week.  It contains several improvements and clarifications, but there are still a few areas that fall short of industry expectations. After the release of the initial drafts, EBA received a multitude of comments and discussion from many organizations and software vendors.  One of the top concerns was on the mandate for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), which was defined traditionally as something you have, something you know, or something you are.  Originally...
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GDPR and Customer Data - Eyes on the Stars and Feet on the Ground

Big data analytics is getting more and more powerful and affordable at the same time. Probably the most important data within any organisation is knowledge of and insight into its customer's profiles. Many specialized vendors target these organisations. And it is obvious: The identification of customers across devices and accounts, a deep insight into their behaviour and the creation of rich customer profiles comes with many promises. The adjustment, improvement and refinement of existing product and service offerings, while designing new products as customer demand changes, are surely some...
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KuppingerCole’s 1st Digital Finance World 2017

Wiesbaden, February 23, 2017  – On Wednesday, March 01, 2017 starts for the first time KuppingerCole’s  Digital Finance World (DFW)  at the House of Logistics (HOLM) in Frankfurt a. M.. The conference offers with its two event days and an exhibition area a place where the finance and insurance world talks about innovations. Participants can interact with a targeted and engaged audience, enjoy an unparalleled content depth and get guidance for critical decisions on the digital transformation of your...
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Apr 06, 2017: Making the Cloud a Secure and Easy to Use Environment

Most of today’s organizations store even their sensitive data in the cloud. Moving workloads to the cloud results in improved flexibility, elasticity, and reduced time to market for organizations. Nevertheless, companies have to realize these benefits painlessly, while keeping sensitive data secure. Applying an on-premises security model for infrastructure and apps in the cloud can achieve this. More

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Privileged User Monitoring as Key Element of Counter-Measures

The IT landscape is undergoing its biggest change at least since the introduction of the PC. Cloud services and mobile devices stand for the hyper-connected enterprise, where everyone has access to everything, and where services reside somewhere, in the organization and in the cloud. Attackers are trying to gain access to privileged accounts, hijacking these. A key element of counter-measures is implementing a Privilege Management infrastructure that helps monitoring, recording, and analyzing sessions.

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Mar 28, 2017: Creating Secure and Unified Next Generation Workspaces

A key challenge in every organization is making sure that the right tools are available, in the right place, at the right time, for the right people. The continual on and off boarding of large groups of employees, external workforces or partners creates increased pressure on administrative teams within an organization. An overall change towards diverse end-user devices, both corporate and privately owned, adds a new dimension of complexity, while compliance and security requirements challenge IT, CISOs and executive management. More

Advisory Note

Advisory Note: Mobile Biometrics for Authentication and Authorization - 70283

Many new biometric technologies and products have emerged in the last few years.  Biometrics have improved considerably, and are now increasingly integrated into smartphones.  Mobile biometric solutions offer not only multifactor and strong authentication possibilities, but also transactional authorization.  However, there are a number of challenges with biometric authentication you must be aware of.

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Executive View

Executive View: Ping Identity’s PingFederate - 70284

PingFederate sets the standard for identity federation standards support. PingFederate can enable Single Sign-On (SSO) between business units, enterprises, and all popular SaaS applications. PingFederate works both on-premise or in the cloud, and is easy for administrators to install and maintain.

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Executive View: SAP Fraud Management - 71182

SAP Fraud Management leverages the power and speed of the SAP HANA platform to detect fraud earlier, improve the accuracy of detection and uses predictive analytics to adapt to changes in fraud patterns.

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Executive View: CensorNet Cloud Security Platform - 72529

Many organizations are using cloud services but the use of these services is often poorly governed. Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) provide functionality to discover the use of the cloud, to control which cloud services can be accessed and to protect the data held in these services. CensorNet Unified Security Service provide a valuable tool that organizations can use to improve governance over their use of cloud services.

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Mar 23, 2017: Personal data breach and the GDPR – Prevention, Detection and Notification

The general data protection regulation (GDPR) as issued by the European Union will be a major challenge for literally any organisation doing business in Europe. In roughly 15 months from now it will reach legally binding status in every country within the European Union. And beyond: Probably one of the most striking characteristics of the new regulation that is constantly underestimated is the scope of its applicability. It actually applies in all cases where the data controller or the data processor or the data subject is based in the EU. This includes all data processors (e.g. cloud...
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Mar 16, 2017: GDPR as opportunity to build trusted relationships with consumers

The new regulations of the EU GDPR apply not only to companies in the EU but every organization dealing with the personally identifiable information of EU citizens. This means most enterprises across the world will be impacted when compliance is required on May 25, 2018. More

Leadership Compass

Leadership Compass: Adaptive Authentication - 71173

Leaders in innovation, product features, and market reach for Adaptive Authentication. Your compass for finding the right path in the market.

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Whitepaper

Whitepaper: Balabit - Privilege Management - 72705

Privileged Accounts are the high-risk accounts – and they are the target of attackers, both internals and externals. SOCs must implement modern Privilege Management as part of their overall toolset, for identifying and countering attacks. Session Monitoring and Privileged User Behavior Analytics are cornerstones of a modern SOC.

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Apr 06, 2017: Digital Transformation in Government

Digital transformation is increasingly affecting all types of organisations including Governments. In order to encourage citizens to adopt digital services, the least expensive channel for governments, it is necessary to support modern connection methodologies and provide user-focussed services. This webinar will investigate the challenges facing government and the opportunity digital transformation affords. More

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Mar 23, 2017: Blockchain - How to Separate the Hype from Reality

Blockchain has taken the world by storm since the inception of Bitcoin. While the primary interest has been in the financial and insurance industry sector Blockchain technology has wider application. This webinar will describe the technology and separate the hype from reality, looking at some innovative Blockchain applications from identity management to the Internet of Things. More

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The emergence and prominence of bitcoin and its underlying technology Blockchain with open source, real-time payments capabilities and without centralized regulatory authority has sparked the Financial Services industry into exploring how Blockchain technology might be applied to mainstream banking and insurance sectors. Blockchain technology goes further than just a distributed ledger. Another initiative gaining acceptance is Smart Contracts that use computer protocols to facilitate, verify, or enforce the negotiation or performance of a contract or that obviate the need for a contractual [...]