Tag: Fraud

Ring-fencing: How will it impact UK banks and their corporate customers?

Ring-fencing is a new regulation that requires the largest UK banks to separate their core retail banking services from their investment banking and international banking activities.

The changes this shift will require, impacting many customers whether they are businesses, consumers or indeed other banks, are numerous and complex to say the least.

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 from Bottomline Technologies, a leader in business payment automation technology for more than 30 years.

Are Your Employees Working Together to Work Against You? Part 3

Monitoring user behavior and understanding that behavior in the context of typical network traffic are keys to building a solid security strategy that protects your organization from employee fraud collusion. It’s important to take that a step further however and also correlate activities in various channels and systems across the organization. Here’s why…

Are Your Employees Working Together to Work Against You? Part 2

Monitoring user behavior is the most important first step you can take to protect your organization against insider fraud losses.

Monitoring activity alone however isn’t enough. To more accurately identify fraud attempts it’s important to have context – and that’s where analytics come in.

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 available by the end of the RDFI’s business day.

While this new functionality allows for access to funds much more quickly than ever before, it also introduces a whole host of potential security concerns that need to be addressed.

Are Your Employees Working Together to Work Against You?

Clearly organizations have to take fraud collusion into account when crafting their security plan, or else run the risk of potentially significant financial losses and a damaged reputation. But how? The good news is that a few simple steps can go a long way in locking down the threat – starting with monitoring user behavior.

What Security Protections Should You Expect From a Banking Partner?

As organizations undergo the arduous process of selecting banking partners, one of the critical factors they must evaluate is the security of the institution. This aspect of the process cannot be understated. It has to be more than a single box that’s checked as a part of the due diligence process.