financial services

FCA CEO Warns Of AI Disruption To Financial Services Sector

Head of financial regulator warns of threat posed by AI for online fraud and cyber risk, as UK seeks leadership…

1 year ago

Amazon Enters UK Insurance Market With Comparison Site

Financial services push sees Amazon enter UK insurance market, with challenge to four established price comparison websites

2 years ago

Apple Acquires UK Fintech Credit Kudos – Report

Tech giant Apple reportedly acquires British fintech start-up Credit Kudos for $150m, to perhaps bolster its financial services operation

2 years ago

Visa Rolls Out Crypto Advisory Service

Banks, merchants and financial institutions will be able to seek advice from Visa's Crypto Advisory Service in the following months

3 years ago

Phishing Campaign Targets Financial Services Companies

Attackers impersonate US self-regulatory body for brokerage firms in phishing email campaign that looks to harvest Office and SharePoint passwords

4 years ago

Google AI Scheme Targets Banks Overwhelmed By Pandemic

Google Cloud's PPP Lending AI Solution aims to help banks analyse and process loan applications under US government's aid scheme…

4 years ago

FinTech Part 2: Building the FinTech Ecosystem

How are FinTech companies innovating? What's the tech that sits behind the development of their apps and support networks, and…

4 years ago

Financial services and the hybrid cloud

Financial service providers must have high levels of compliance and deliver world-class services to their customers. Has the hybrid cloud…

5 years ago

Financial Services Firms Report 1,000 Percent Rise In Cyber Incidents

Phishing and ransomware top the list of cyber-attacks reported to the Financial Conduct Authority amidst stricter transparency requirements

5 years ago

Facebook Set To Launch ‘GlobalCoin’ Virtual Currency Next Year

But the social network faces tight regulatory scrutiny over its poor track record on protecting users' personal data

5 years ago

Financial Services Report Five-Fold Rise In Data Breaches

Banks remain a lucrative target for hackers, with prosecutions lagging behind a rise in successful attacks, Financial Conduct Authority figures…

5 years ago

IBM Brings Blockchain To Australia, Pilots Water Conservation Project

The company offers its blockchain via Melbourne data center and tests the use of blockchain and IoT sensors in groundwater…

5 years ago

Fintech Consortium To Tackle Cybersecurity Issues

A new consortium led by the World Economic Forum aims to bolster the financial industry's battle against a growing range…

6 years ago

Banks Trade £22m Using Blockchain Platform

Sign of the future? Two banks have successfully completed a securities lending transaction using blockchain

6 years ago

Consumers ‘Overwhelmingly’ Prefer Biometric Security For Financial Services

Nine out of 10 consumers and banking professionals want biometric authentication put in place, but a skills gap stands in…

7 years ago

UBS Banks On Microsoft Azure To Drive Digital Transformation

UBS picks Microsoft's cloud platform to provide scalability, reduce costs and ensure regulatory compliance

7 years ago

Banks Use IBM Watson To Catch Rogue Traders

IBM is also developing anti-money-laundering tools and services to aid banking compliance

7 years ago

IBM Security: Data Leaks Grew By 566 Percent in 2016

Spam Skyrockets and cyber criminals turn to unstructured data as the number of compromised records goes through the roof in…

7 years ago

UK, US Wargame Tests Financial Response To Cyber Attack

War games. British and American tests the responses of their financial centres to a major cyber attack

9 years ago