Sat.Jun 15, 2024 - Fri.Jun 21, 2024

article thumbnail

Understanding the Cyber Risks in Video Communication

VISTA InfoSec

With the surge in remote work and virtual meetings, video communication is crucial for businesses and individuals. However, this convenience comes with significant cyber risks that can compromise sensitive information and privacy. Therefore, this article explores the common cyber threats in video communication and provides strategies to mitigate them.

Risk 271
article thumbnail

Shift4 acquires stake in German firm

Payments Dive

Shift4 is on an acquisition spree after making a new investment in the point-of-sale supplier, and closing of a purchase announced earlier this year.

Acquirers 158
article thumbnail

The Future of Digital Remittance in Asia

Fintech News

In today’s interconnected world, digital remittance in Asia and the movement of money across borders have become essential aspects of global finance. Billions of dollars traverse the globe every second, with a significant portion of these transactions originating from individuals, particularly migrant workers sending funds to their loved ones in their native countries.

article thumbnail

Swift bids to connects VoP schemes across Europe

Finextra

Bank-to-bank payment messaging network Swift is working to facilitate interoperability of Verifcation of Payee schemes across Europe as new research shows that 83% of SMEs across France, Germany, Italy and Spain rank upfront beneficiary checks as important to them in trading across borders.

SWIFT 132
article thumbnail

Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

article thumbnail

Data Disaster: Los Angeles Public Health Department Suffers Biggest Data Breach

VISTA InfoSec

On June 17, 2024, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) disclosed a data breach impacting more than 200,000 clients, employees, and other individuals. The stolen data includes personal, medical and financial information. The DPH said the incident took place between February 19-20, 2024, was caused by a gang of cyber criminals who gained access to the log-in credentials of email accounts of 53 employees through a phishing email.

article thumbnail

5 key steps to creating and executing on an embedded finance roadmap

Payments Dive

By offering financial services tools and features, SaaS platforms can become stickier and more indispensable to SMBs.

More Trending

article thumbnail

Wealth Management Firms in Asia Embrace AI to Serve the Region’s Ultra-Wealthy

Fintech News

The global wealth management industry is undergoing a profound transformation, including in Asia, driven by the convergence of technological advancements like artificial intelligence (AI), shifting investor preferences, and evolving economic conditions. Capgemini’s World Wealth Report 2024, now in its 28th edition, reveals that high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) are reaching unprecedented numbers and wealth levels, with the Asia Pacific region emerging as a hotbed of growth and innovation.

AI 128
article thumbnail

Open Banking Could Become a Mainstream Payment Method in 5 Years Time Surpassing BNPL, emerchantpay Research Finds

Fintech Finance

New research released today by emerchantpay , a leading global payment service provider and acquirer, has found that there is strong market potential for merchants who prioritise the adoption of Open Banking payments early in their payment strategies. The survey of UK consumers found that one in two people are unknowingly using this payment method during checkout, with more than half (51%) of the UK population being unfamiliar with the term Open Banking.

BNPL 124
article thumbnail

UK Has Seen the Biggest Increase in Online Fraud in the Past 12 Months According to Ravelin Research

The Fintech Times

According to research from fraud prevention platform Ravelin , the UK economy and businesses that reside within it are at great risk, as the UK’s online fraud presence has increased the most out of 10 countries surveyed in the past 12 months. In its fourth edition of the Fraud and Payments Survey Ravelin has revealed that 84 per cent of UK merchants have confirmed an increase in online fraud.

Research 122
article thumbnail

Banking with Responsible and Generative AI

Finextra

Join FinextraTV as we talk with Ermes Dajko, Senior Cloud Solutions Architect at Temenos, about the transformative impact of generative AI in banking. Discover how Gen AI is revolutionising decision-making processes with practical use cases. Ermes also delves into compliance strategies, discussing how banks can ensure responsible AI usage while navigating regulatory requirements.

AI 119
article thumbnail

Residual Income Strategies: Building a Sustainable Merchant Services Portfolio

Build a sustainable merchant services portfolio with practical strategies to ensure long-term success. Diversify across industries to spread risk and stabilize income, balancing high-risk and low-risk clients for a robust mix. Combine large and small merchants to create a resilient payment portfolio, leveraging each type's strengths. Foster long-term relationships through exceptional service and personalized support.

article thumbnail

Generative AI in Payments: 4 Use Cases to Increase Revenue and Optimise Costs

Fintech News

Will Generative AI in payments accelerate financial institutions on their path to increased revenue and cost optimisation? The zero-humility ChatGPT says yes and offers multiple proofs from McKinsey, Forbes, EY, and other analysts. Even more reassuring, 54% of FSIs surveyed in EMEA, USA, and APAC are already embedding AI into their offerings or expanding their initiatives, and 61% plan to use Gen AI in 2024.

Use Case 123
article thumbnail

5 questions with … Morgan Stanley Head of AI Jeff McMillan

Bank Automation

Morgan Stanley’s Jeff McMillan, head of firmwide artificial intelligence, is focused on developing and deploying AI throughout the operations of the $212 billion financial institution. The New York-based FI appointed McMillan to the newly created position March 14, he told Bank Automation News.

AI 113
article thumbnail

ZORRZ Selects CLOWD9 to Drive Financial Inclusivity Through Innovative Virtual Credit Card

Fintech Finance

ZORRZ , the pioneering fintech driving financial inclusivity, has announced its strategic partnership with CLOWD9 , a B-Corp certified processing platform, to power its innovative BlueAccess Hybrid Credit Card platform. This collaboration aims to enhance ZORRZ’s mission of providing responsible access to credit for underserved communities. The ZORRZ BlueAccess Card is a first-of-its-kind collateralized virtual credit card designed to empower groups often excluded from mainstream lending, i

article thumbnail

EBAday 2024: Collaboration is key to fraud management

Finextra

In one of the closing sessions of EBAday 2024 in Lisbon, panellists Marc Corbalan, VP of RTP analytics at Visa; Erwin Kulk, head of service development and management at EBA Clearing; Simone Löfgen, global head of payment platforms and managing director at Commerzbank; and Kannan Rasappan, founder and CEO of Banfico, explored innovations in cybersecurity in a panel titled ‘New approaches to fraud management’.

RTP 116
article thumbnail

How To Craft Your Perfect Retail Tech Stack

Speaker: Jason Cottrell and Brian Walker

The era of all-in-one platforms is over. Now, retail success depends on integrating a blend of diverse technologies to thrive. As customers and stakeholders expect agility and innovation, how can you meet these expectations efficiently without stumbling into complexity? Explore a customer-centric approach to navigating digital transformation in retail.

article thumbnail

Singapore’s Path Forward for Generative AI

Fintech News

The advancement of generative artificial intelligence (gen AI) has opened up new commercial, social, and technological opportunities. However the development of generative AI in Singapore is double-edged a new whitepaper by a consortium comprising the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), financial institutions, tech firms and consultancies, says.

AI 117
article thumbnail

Cogo Enables ING Customers to View CO2 Emissions of Spending in Mobile Banking App

The Fintech Times

In a move to work towards a more sustainable financial and environmental future, ING Nederland , the financial service provider headquartered in Amsterdam, is partnering with Cogo , a carbon footprint management firm. Together, the two organisations are enabling customers of the bank to see the environmental impact of their spending. Step by step, all private customers can see the CO2 emissions of their expenses in the ING Mobile Banking App, thanks to Footprint Insight functionality from Cogo.

article thumbnail

BBVA plans to start digital bank in Germany to rival JPMorgan

Bank Automation

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA is planning to open a digital consumer bank in Germany, using existing technology to expand at relatively low cost. The project is led by Javier Lipuzcoa, the head of BBVA’s digital bank in Italy, according to people familiar with the matter.

Consumer 110
article thumbnail

Apple shuts down Apple Pay Later

Finextra

Apple is killing off its buy now, pay later service just a year after launch as it switches its focus to working with third parties for instalment loans.

128
128
article thumbnail

Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

article thumbnail

Indonesia’s Digital Bank Superbank Now Available on Grab

Fintech News

Indonesian digital bank Superbank has officially launched its services on the Grab superapp, enabling users and partners to open bank accounts and utilize them directly for Grab services without needing an additional app. This integration aims to simplify financial transactions for Grab’s extensive user base, as reported by DealStreetAsia. Superbank offers a 6% annual interest on savings with flexible withdrawal options, and a 75% discount on GrabFood and GrabBike services along with exclu

article thumbnail

How to Avoid a “Tick Box Exercise” When it Comes to DEI

The Fintech Times

This June at The Fintech Times, we’re focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). No longer just a trending topic but an essential consideration to not only your business operations but in your offering as well, this topic feels more relevant now than ever before. The fintech industry is known for its innovative, agile reputation, and yet it still faces a significant diversity problem that threatens to halt its growth and stop that innovation moving.

FinTech 105
article thumbnail

Nationwide Customer Data Shows Home and Away Footy Spend Soars as Euro’s Kick Off in Germany

Fintech Finance

As football fever grips the nation, supporters are showing their passion not just through enthusiastic support but through increased spending at home and abroad. Nationwide Customer Data from Nationwide’s Spending Report, which analyses current account and credit card spending, highlights customers spent £420,341 in Germany at the weekend (15/16 June) – a 140 per cent increase when compared to the same weekend a month earlier.

article thumbnail

EBAday 2024: Instant payments and generative AI will be the most impactful for the industry

Finextra

Digitisation and the advantages that are available through modern technology were core topics for the afternoon sessions at EBAday in Lisbon, Portugal.

article thumbnail

Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

article thumbnail

Digital Care Rebrands as bolttech Poland After Acquisition

Fintech News

Digital Care, a device protection and services company based in Poland, rebrands as bolttech Poland. This follows bolttech’s acquisition of Digital Care for an undisclosed sum in October 2023. Founded in 2012, Digital Care has provided customer-centric solutions for device lifecycles in Poland and several markets across Asia, Europe, and Africa.

article thumbnail

Emirates Development Bank Partners with Commercial Bank of Dubai to Bolster International Trade

The Fintech Times

Emirates Development Bank (EDB), the financial engine of UAE economic development and industrial advancement, and Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD), the UAE-based bank, are joining forces to enhance international trade services. This collaboration will combine the client base and financial operational capabilities of the Emirates Development Bank with the advanced trade finance expertise of the Commercial Bank of Dubai, in an effort to unlock new growth opportunities for businesses across the UAE.

article thumbnail

FreedomPay Partners with Global Nonprofit, Cancer Support Community to Launch Donation on Device, Facilitating Seamless Charitable Giving

Fintech Finance

FreedomPay , the global leader in Next Level Commerce , has long been committed to contributing its technical expertise and innovative spirit to support impactful charitable organizations. Consistent with that commitment, they have dedicated their resources to develop Donation on Device, a new platform functionality that enables charitable donations right at the point-of-sale, driving increased donations and awareness of charities that are making a difference in individual lives and communities.

article thumbnail

EBAday 2024: Possibilities and boundaries of the OCT Inst scheme

Finextra

Moderating the last panel of the first day of EBAday, Rita Camporeale, vice chair of the European Payments Council led a conversation on the OCT Inst scheme with Daniele Astarita, principal solution consultant of real time payments at ACI Worldwide; Damien Godderis, head of payments industry engagement - payments & receivables - cash management at BNP Paribas; Xavier Herrero, manager operations groups at CaixaBank; and Michael Knetsch, tribe lead instant payments, cash management at Deutsche Ban

article thumbnail

6 Innovative Strategies for Mastering Merchant Services Sales

Ready to boost your game and stand out in the competitive world of merchant services sales? Discover 6 innovative strategies that will help you rise above the crowd, from leveraging tech trends and perfecting referral programs to harnessing the power of testimonials and pop-up events. Learn how educating clients can turn you into a trusted advisor and uncover the secrets of building community ties that cement your reputation as a market leader.

article thumbnail

ZA Tech Rebrands as Peak3, Secures US$35 Million Series A Funding

Fintech News

ZA Tech, a next-gen insurance core system SaaS provider, has rebranded as Peak3 following a US$35 million Series A fundraise led by EQT. Peak3 offers a cloud-native, modular insurance core and distribution system catering to life, health, and property and casualty insurance. Since ZA Tech ‘s establishment in 2018, it has partnered with global insurers like AIA, Generali, Prudential, and Zurich, as well as digital platforms such as Carro, Grab, Klook, and PayPay to enhance their embedded in

Security 113
article thumbnail

Australian Bank Leverages MongoDB Atlas for Major Tech Transformation

The Fintech Times

Australia’s Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has teamed up with MongoDB to modernise its core banking technology. The bank is using the MongoDB Atlas multi-cloud developer data platform to accelerate customer-focused innovation. According to the pair, the bank chose MongoDB Atlas as the underlying platform for its tech stack because of the high levels of security and reliability, its ability to manage the bank’s real-time operational data on a unified platform, and because of an “intuitive

Database 105
article thumbnail

Revolut Launches RevPoints Loyalty Programme, Turning Daily Expenses into Exclusive Rewards

Fintech Finance

Revolut, the global financial app with more than 40 million customers worldwide has today announced RevPoints, the first-ever pan-European debit loyalty card programme in the UK. This new initiative allows customers to turn their everyday spending into extraordinary rewards, including coveted airline miles and exclusive discounts on travel, accommodation, experiences and more.

article thumbnail

Lunar and SAS partner for debit card

Finextra

Today Danish neobank Lunar debuted a debit card with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) that allows users to gain and use EuroBonus points.

article thumbnail

Using Data & Analytics for Improving Healthcare Innovation and Outcomes

In the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, delivering data insights to end users or customers can be a significant challenge for product managers, product owners, and application team developers. The complexity of healthcare data, the need for real-time analytics, and the demand for user-friendly interfaces can often seem overwhelming. But with Logi Symphony, these challenges become opportunities.