ABN AMRO invests in ThetaRay

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The Dutch bank made the investment in the Israeli crime detection firm for an undisclosed amount from its Digital Impact Fund. ThetaRay provides big data analytics in order to fight cybercrime in the financial industry and operational failures. ABN AMRO has made fighting AML, terrorist financing, and human trafficking priorities as of late. Hugo Bongers, […]

Apvera sets up European headquarters in the Netherlands, joins Hague Security Delta

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Apvera, a Singapore-based company providing solutions in cybersecurity risk management technology, set up its European headquarters in the Netherlands as part of its global expansion plans. In the Netherlands, Apvera seeks to both onboard new clients and local partners along with strengthening its position in the EMEA. Coinciding with their arrival in the Netherlands, Apvera […]

Introductory guide to key issues in cybersecurity and GDPR compliancy

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One month out from the anniversary of GDPR implementation in the Netherlands, we asked the cybersecurity experts in our ecosystem to introduce the trends they have noticed one year into GDPR’s reign. This guide highlights prominent cybersecurity risks to personal data protection as well as GDPR compliancy issues that are concurrently aroused. It is hoped […]

The Paypers publishes its Web Fraud Prevention, Identity Verification & Authentication Guide

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Before closing the year, Paypers has released its Web Fraud Prevention, Identity Verification & Authentication Guide 2018-2019. The extensive report covers a number of security challenges within commerce, banking, and financial ecosystems, as well as providing payment and fraud and risk management professionals. It provides insights on challenging topics such as fraud management, identity verification, […]

EU agrees on a Cybersecurity deal to strengthen Europe’s cybersecurity

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The European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission have reached a political agreement on the Cybersecurity Act. Constructing an EU framework for cyber-security certification, the Act reinforces the mandate of the European Union Agency for Network and Information and Security (”ENISA”) in order to better support Member States with handling cybersecurity threats and attacks. […]

Belleron secures its place in Temenos’s platform

Temenos yesterday announced that the financial crime and terrorism solution pioneer Belleron is live on Temenos MarketPlace now. Belleron secured its place in the Temenos MarketPlace with its win at the Innovation Jam back in June 2018.  Belleron’s solution, CAPTURE®, has now been integrated with Temenos. This will enable Temenos customers to seamlessly and rapidly deploy the solution without […]

Member Spotlight: Fraud Dynamics

Financial crime is a “cat and mouse game”, says Sjoerd Slot. His company, Fraud Dynamics, focuses on detecting financial crime early through providing its largely bank and payments processor client base with the analytical and management tools to get the job done and stay ahead of the game. What banks can bank on The constantly-in-flux […]

Cryptomining unthrones ransomware as 2018’s #1 cybersecurity threat

According to Mid-year Threat Report Update of Webroot, cryptomining has replaced ransomware’s place as the top cybersecurity threat in 2018.  The report analyses the data from the first half of 2018, and the bottom line of the observations is that implementing a robust, effective, multi-layered, and evolving security approach is pertinent to protecting data and […]

Research At A Glance: Week 36


How Life & Annuity Companies Can Embrace Modern Platforms to Boost Direct-to-Consumer Capabilities By Cognizant Life and annuity companies are currently facing competition from insurtechs who can deliver the enhanced customer experiences and innovative products they desire to provide their own clients with. This report analyses how life and annuity incumbents can appeal to customers […]