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James Richardson has 15+ years’ experience in payments, working with FIs and Corporates to secure critical payments and reduce fraud risk. James is Head of Market Development, Risk & Fraud, for Bottomline Technologies.

Cybercrime as a Service

Navigating the Era of Cybercrime as a Service

Just as banks are digitally transforming their operations, criminals have digitally transformed the way they rob banks. No longer does a crook walk into a bank branch with the hope of getting away with thousands....

/ March 30, 2020
compliance, fraud, and sanctions

Compliance, Fraud & Sanctions: The Escalating Impact on Business

KNOWING THE RISKS Compliance, fraud, and sanctions continue to be top of mind for payments professionals. When it comes to mitigating fraud risk, cyber attack is top of the list. Just over three quarters (78%)...

/ November 18, 2019
SWIFT Customer Security Controls Framework

How to use the SWIFT CSP Framework to Create an Unfair Advantage for Your Business

The SWIFT Customer Security Controls Framework can create an unfair advantage for your business to stay ahead of the threat of fraud. We explain how...

/ December 17, 2018
Swift Customer Security Controls framework

Everything you need to know about the Updated SWIFT Customer Security Controls Framework

It’s been nearly 2 years since the launch of the original Customer Security Programme (CSP) and yet everything we thought we knew about it has changed, including the name, which is now the SWIFT Customer...

/ October 15, 2018
SWIFT Customer Security Programme

Meeting the Requirements of the SWIFT Customer Security Programme

With the January deadline for self-attestation to the SWIFT Customer Security Programme (CSP) in the rear view mirror, members of the Swift community find themselves at various levels of compliance. On the whole, many organisations...

/ April 9, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About SWIFT’s CSP & How to Prepare

You’ve got enough on your plate making sure your environment is adequately protected against further attacks, so here is a brief, common sense explanation of the most important things you need to know about the...

/ October 13, 2017