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6 Ways for Financial Institutions to Avoid Wire Fraud

Wire fraud is a federal offense under U.S. law and refers to fraud committed using electronic communications, such as telephone or computer. Unfortunately for financial institutions, wire fraud is on the increase, and not just in the U.S. … [Read more...]

What Is the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GBLA)?

The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) has been around since 1999, but it doesn't just affect financial services, it also requires higher education to comply. … [Read more...]

Security Considerations for Data in the Cloud

On-premise data centers vs. the cloud: which environment offers stronger data security? … [Read more...]

Is PSD2 Good for Banks And How Should IT Teams Implement It?

The EU’s PSD2 directive (a revised payment service directive) aims to regulate electronic payments in EU member countries. It has no impact on traditional paper-based transactions. … [Read more...]

What is ISO 20022?

Many years since the initial publication of ISO 20022, more and more financial firms are beginning to leverage the standard. … [Read more...]

MiFID II: What IT and Compliance Teams Need to Know

MiFID II signifies the continuing onslaught of financial market regulations that demand transaction transparency. Such regulations burden compliance and IT teams who have to ensure their companies meet increasingly stringent security standards. … [Read more...]