Why do we need continuous authentication?
Current ID checks not stringent enough
What is continuous authentication?
A frictionless user experience
Continuous authentication: dynamic fraud prevention that leaves the user uninterrupted
ISO 20022 is the globally accepted format that improves the quality and structure of financial messages, provides rich data with each transaction, enabling everything from enhanced analytics to status tracking, sanction checking and automated invoice reconciliation – all whilst delivering an improved experience for end customers.
However, many banks and financial institutions have underestimated the complexity of the necessary changes of the migration as the transition isn’t just a simple upgrade of process. Existing infrastructure and legacy systems are not sophisticated enough to deal with the speed of integration and transition required.
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In this blog we discuss how Indirect Agency represents a real opportunity for previously excluded financial institutions. By offering real-time payments without compromising on speed, spend, performance and resources, it builds their customer base and challenges traditional players in the market. Making real-time payments accessible to everyone increases competition. It allows smaller banks and companies to enjoy the 24×7 faster payment rails for account-to-account payments. This access is made possible by using API Connectivity, which enables all users to send and receive money instantly through any digital channel.
Fraudsters have the upper hand
How to break the cycle
Two technology leaders join forces: Giesecke+Devrient invests in Netcetera
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on all areas of society. The virulent nature of the disease has led to many changes in our daily lives and the payments industry has not been immune to the need for transformation.
At Cybertonica we Trust in Transaction. We make systems to make trust and frictionless commerce safe and secure for businesses and consumers. We know that outdated rules and operations occasionally introduce almost Kafka-like situations and thought it would help us to see the end customer and merchant point of view.
So we decided to collect stories from the people in our network and customers as well as their clients telling us how their e-commerce is going in this period – both the nightmares and the nice surprises.
We asked them to tell us about their online shopping experiences during the lockdown to paint a vivid picture for the merchants. From surprise champagne deliveries to account takeovers, we have some good stories lined up for you!
Here are 5 ways to streamline #InternationalPayments and help fast track your path to the #NewNormal, by Scott Johnson, our Head of Product. https://bit.ly/3ikpKUW #Financial Institutions #Fintechs #BuildingSocieties
With the financial pressures from COVID-19 still unclear for many, new research commissioned by payments provider, PayPoint, throws the spotlight on small adjustments landlords and lettings agencies could make to help tenants manage their finances during this uncertainty and beyond.
For Good Causes clients are taking the fight back to COVID-19, with an alternative approach to celebrating Christmas 2020.
Steve Wilks describes a campaign that means companies can feel good about Christmas, and feel good about helping others feel better about it too.
Michal Smida, the founder and CEO of Twisto was a guest on our podcast series Inside the Vacuum and had an exciting conversation with Marcel Klimo around building the next generation of financial services.
Sometimes a fintech company needs to build a new critical feature under time pressure, which can become a very stressful moment for the CTO and Head of Delivery. Thanks to their current development velocity and estimation of the work, they know there is no physical way to build that feature with the capacity they have available. Maybe if they push their developers to the brink of exhaustion, they might be able to do this. This shouldn’t be the way to achieve goals, but rather only to deal with emergencies.
Explore the digital payment market and trending super apps in Southeast Asia with Brano Vargic from Home Credit Vietnam
Financial technology (fintech) has been visibly evolving in front of our eyes ever since banks went online. With an increasingly cashless society, apps and platforms have been created to help us better understand and manage our finances, while new banks have been created that offer us a slicker experience.
Payment security taken to a new level
A peek into Indian fintech market and effective solution for accepting payments.
This is the time that will define the thinkers, movers, and shakers who will shape the rest of this century.
Is the European Union going to be the first major global economy to embrace the digital economy advancements, all the benefits it brings forward, and all the digital banking solutions that are coming along the evolution of tech services? What will the EU Single Digital Market bring up on the business horizon?
The transition to an almost purely digital economy is speeding up with every passing year and that is in part due to the leaps and advances in technology that are changing the way we live and conduct business.
As more companies move their core operations online, the questions of data privacy and data security and how to handle them from an institutional standpoint as well become even more critical for successful business growth.
Across the world, traditional banking is transforming into something else entirely and the full outline and scope of the future of the industry, while not yet fully understood, already presents some amazing opportunities for firms looking for an edge, business innovation and revenue growth.
Agile businesses adapt to the times, providing the market with needed services as they arise as well as new opportunities. This second aspect, helping clients realize new opportunities, is increasingly displacing the traditional model of banking facilitated capital allocation.
Few people have questioned whether e-commerce was the way of the future when it came to retail and shopping, but even fewer have asked what this brave new world will look like.
After all, as everyone moves online, other factors will play critical and distinguishing roles in determining who the winners and losers are from the e-commerce online future.
Netcetera is Mastercard’s exclusive 3-D Secure testing partner to help retailers and other businesses ensure they are ready to comply with PSD2. Mastercard and Netcetera, the market leader for 3DS and EMVCo associate, are supporting merchants to improve their transactions and conversion rates. This is the first time that merchants are able to run tests in their live online shops.
– Banking in Latin America
– Effect of Covid-19 on Latin American banking
– Key risks of bancarization in Latin America
EML and Laybuy are working together on Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL).
– How does SIM swapping work?
– SIM swappers struck – what next?
– The role of the bank in stopping SIM swapping fraud
– Behavioral biometrics analysis overcomes the failings of two-factor authentication
– Profiling cybercriminals, one simjacker at a time
– How unauthorized fraudsters use compromised customer data and phishing techniques to attack online banking platforms
– Leverage behavioral biometrics and AI to make real-time decisions
– Assess the risk of entities holistically, not only relying on PII
The coronavirus pandemic – which has hit the big metaphorical ‘pause’ button on the world – has seen routines upended, travelling coming to a grinding halt in order to curb the spread of the virus, and the world of work flipped on its head.
With governments around the world advising or mandating that people remain at home, commutes to the office have gone from a 90-minute balancing act on a crowded train amongst throngs of commuters, to a 10-minute shuffle from the bed to the kitchen table.
So how has GPS helped our staff navigate this strange “new normal” and what lessons might there be for the future?
COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly and the economic crisis escalates globally every day in the face of the pandemic. The humanitarian cost and stress on health systems and infrastructure induces fear and uncertainty, affecting lives and livelihoods on a daily basis. One area of great significance is the threat of illiquidity among partners and cashflow crises that damage or destroy once stable businesses. Cybertonica is building a new feature for Acquirers that predicts cash flow impacts and liquidity problems Merchants may face so that the payments operator can react appropriately, maybe vary conditions or seek to terminate a relationship if there is a risk of bankruptcy or fraud.
With much of the planet currently under lockdown, the chances are good that if you manage a development team, you’re currently doing so remotely. If the team you manage usually sits in the same office as you, it can be difficult to make the adjustment to working remotely while keeping the same level of productivity and, just as importantly, wellbeing among your team.
While most businesses are still operating remotely, CTOs and Product Managers are facing the increasing difficulty that making the shift to remote working brings. While it may be straightforward to scrape through on Slack and Zoom calls for a couple of weeks, as enforced remote working continues and temporary measures start to show their cracks, more permanent solutions may be called for.
How Hungarian key players adapt to changing market conditions?
An application that helps to deal with social distancing. Winning idea from Hack the Crisis Hackathon, Slovakia
COVID-19 has a far-reaching effect on the global economy. It’s a fact. Companies are struggling to understand the full impact on businesses and how best to react to the new reality. ECommerce is one of the few areas currently showing signs of growth despite the overall economic breakdown.
As ‘data’ continues to systemically restructure our society, our economy, and our institutions in ways unseen since the industrial revolution two and a half centuries earlier, businesses have to accept that data lies at the structural sweet spot between technology, process and people.
2020 has been a year of much change and as a society, we are clearly heading towards a ‘new normal’ in terms of how we
The fintech industry is no stranger to a crisis. The financial crash in 2008 gave rise to fintech darlings such as Funding Circle, Seeders and
60 per cent growth in the number of Barclaycard customers who have gradually returned to trading and taking payments last week, compared to the first