Tag: Fraud

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

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

Yogi Berra, Cyber-Security Visionary?

Yogi Berra's wisdom is appropriate in many situations, including cyber security. Who knew we could learn so much from a grumbly old baseball catcher from Missouri…

/ May 9, 2017