Category: Risk & Fraud

payment fraud diversion

Forensic Files: Strategies to Defend Against Payment Diversion Fraud

Payment diversion fraud might hide behind aliases such as mandate fraud, invoice fraud or business email compromise, but regardless of what you call it, it’s a big threat to business. According to Andy Fyfe, detective...

/ September 24, 2018
KYC best practices

KYC Best Practices: 3 Tips for Improving Digital Identity Verification Practices

For banks to grow in today’s technology age it’s critical that they be able to attract new customers through digital channels. But digital identity verification presents a real challenge and KYC best practices aren’t always...

/ September 21, 2018

The Importance of Bank Account Validation as a Payment Protection Measure

As we discussed in my last post, the importance of bank account validation cannot be understated when it comes to streamlining payment processes and eliminating failed direct debit transactions. As was recently noted in the...

/ September 10, 2018
Payment Fraud Trends

2018 Payment Fraud Trends: Where Does Your Organization Fit In?

Review the 2018 Treasury Fraud & Controls report for in depth analysis from Strategic Treasurer on the payment fraud trends that are impacting the industry.

/ August 24, 2018
Treasury Fraud

Understanding the State of Treasury Fraud & Controls

Once upon a time, stealing money from a bank or business meant that criminals had to put on a mask and commit a robbery. Coming into the second half of 2018 however, that thought seems...

/ June 12, 2018
B2B Payments Trends

Trends in B2B Payments and Working Capital Management

The payments landscape is changing faster than ever before. To say that the challenges faced by corporates and banks are heavily complex would be a significant understatement. For an organization to be successful, understanding the...

/ June 12, 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

Securing the payment processing lifecycle

In this recurring SmartPayments feature we sit down with professionals from the corporate and banking space to talk with them about the issues they face on a daily basis. In this installment we interviewed Camille...

/ April 2, 2018
cyber fraud

5 Steps to Detect & Prevent Cyber Fraud

Even though it seems a new data breach is announced daily, many organizations are still unsure about how to protect themselves against attack. With threats originating from inside organizations as well as outside and fraud...

/ February 6, 2018
Choosing the Right Anti-Money Laundering Software

Choosing the Right Anti-Money Laundering Software: 3 Things to Think About

Updating your anti-money laundering system might seem like a daunting task, but there’s no better time than now for organizations to evaluate their security protections. Between rising costs, new legislation and new technologies, the likelihood...

/ January 24, 2018