Tag: Cyber Security

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
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
Accounts payable trends

3 Trends Impacting Your AP Department in 2018

For accounts payable (AP) departments, the pressure is on. Traditional responsibilities are shifting and AP is being tasked with driving greater value, cost savings, and efficiencies across business functions. Three industry trends are the driving...

/ May 14, 2018
employee fraud collusion

Identify & Eliminate Fraud Collusion, Part 5

So at this point you’ve done all the dirty work necessary to (mostly) lock down your network. You’re monitoring activity in real time, taking the context of behaviors into consideration, and you’re looking at the...

/ April 27, 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
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

The business of BEC: Hackers are serious about the business of fraud. Are you?

There’s no question that fraud (especially business email compromise) is rising aggressively, with 75% of companies reporting they have fallen victim to a fraud incident within the past year. As new technologies emerge, fraudsters are...

/ November 14, 2017
fraud collusion part 4

Identify & Eliminate Fraud Collusion, Part 4

Sometimes, catching insider collusion comes down to plain old common sense...

/ November 9, 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