Category: Risk & Fraud

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

Ask the Experts: Same Day ACH Phase 2 — Obstacles and Opportunities

Phase two of same day ACH is upon us, which means that Receiving Depository Financial Institutions (RDFIs) now need to allow for debit transactions designated as Same Day ACH to be processed and funds made...

/ September 11, 2017

3 Lessons Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse Can Teach You About Protecting Patient Data Against Cyber Attacks

Zombies are exactly like the cyber criminals we fight against every day to protect patient data. They’re everywhere you turn, they’re a seemingly unstoppable force, and they’ve got to be stopped, or else we’ll lose...

/ May 9, 2017

Slaying the Malware Beast

Malware is hardly a new threat in the security landscape. Banking Trojans that specialize in stealing user credentials, hijacking authenticated sessions and manipulating transactions in order to steal funds have been around since the inception...

/ May 9, 2017