Category: Risk & Fraud

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

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: 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

5 Reasons to Adopt a Payment Hub

If your treasury team is unfamiliar with the concept of a payment hub, how do you make the case? By starting with the basics, like these five key benefits:

/ November 27, 2017

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

Treasury’s Role in Security — Identifying Vulnerabilities and Addressing Weak Points

As organizations bear the daily burden of protecting their payments, one question looms large: what can be done? Strategic Treasurer’s Craig Jeffery asked that and more when he spoke with security and business payments experts...

/ October 11, 2017

The disadvantages of using checks for business payments, according to Mad Men

Consider this: the only business tool used by Madison Avenue ad agencies in the 1960s that is still in use today, are the checks sitting on your desk. Nostalgia might make for great television, but...

/ September 14, 2017