The Middle East Financial Security Exhibition and Conference 2018

The Middle East Financial Security Exhibition and Conference (MEFSEC) February 27th to March 1, 2018 Four Seasons Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE Dome Exhibitions has announced the launch of the First Annual Conference and Exhibition dedicated to Cyber Security in the BFSI sector at a time when Banking Digitization is on the increase. The primary focus of the event is to ensure that those involved in this sector gain from the latest developments in digital security as the use of technology

Sequrest to enhance Banking Systems solutions’ security with facial recognition

Cybersecurity firm Sequrest announced it has been selected for a strategic partnership by Banking Systems Ltd of Panama, to implement facial recognition for its NexorONE and Bansoft online banking solutions. Banking Systems chose Sequrest to minimize the risk of hacking and unauthorized account access, and enhance the security of its software, which is used by financial companies including banks, credit unions, eWallets, and payment platforms in 40 countries. “Our company mission is to strive to excel by delivering more than

The Cyber Central Summit

The Cyber Central Summit April 11 – 13, 2018 Prague CyberCentral is one of Europe‘s most exclusive Cyber Security Summits with a mix of technical presentations, strategic case studies, business stories, technical analysis and practical hands-on workshops accompanied by lots of fun in our networking program. We party as hard as we work! This year we have mixed & matched the best presenters and the hottest topics while aligning them with latest trends from Cyber Security. We have provided our

Cyber Investing Summit

Cyber Investing Summit May 15th, 2018 New York City, NY The Third Annual Cyber Investing Summit, is an all-day conference exploring the investment opportunities available in the rapidly growing cybersecurity sector. The Summit differs from traditional product centered conferences by focusing primarily on the financial side of the cyber security industry. Panels will explore investment strategies, market forecasts, merger and acquisition potential, fallout from high profile security breaches, funding for startups, and more. Attendees include technology analysts, CISOs from large

Holiday online shopping – naughty or nice?

This is a guest post by Robert Capps, VP and authentication strategist at NuData Security. With the Christmas holidays coming up, there will be a race to secure holiday gifts at the best prices if they didn’t already on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Consumers are expected to spend an average of $1,226 during the holiday shopping season reaching ~$1.05 trillion between November and January, according to the latest Deloitte 2017 holiday retail survey. The survey also predicts that, for

Online fraud during holiday shopping period down in 2017

Online fraud during the holiday shopping period from Black Friday to Cyber Monday fell by 33 percent, and for 2017 has decreased by 17 percent compared to last year, after growing steadily from 2014 to 2016, according to research revealed Tuesday by Jumio. Online businesses are increasingly combatting fraud with a combination of ID and identity verification, the company says, often through facial recognition with a selfie or video, which deters fraud attempts. “While 2017 witnessed the first decline in

European Payments Forum

5th Annual European Payments Forum March 1-2, 2018 Amsterdam, The Netherlands After the great success of the September 2017 event, we will have our next annual European Payments Forum in March 2018. This time, the hosting city is going to be Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The event will continue to discuss PSD 2 as it transformed the entire banking system and caused a big headache for banking professionals. Participants will have the chance to debate about FinTech & Technological (R)evolutions and

Cybersecurity in 2018: drastic measures for drastic times

This is a guest post by James Stickland, CEO of Veridium. Many of us were affected by the Equifax data breach, but those of us in the cybersecurity industry were shaken to our core. The fallout of this and other major cyberattacks over the last few years has yet to be fully realized, and the sheer scale of these breaches has caused many enterprise leaders in security to finally call for a complete rethink of their strategies going into the

SmartMetric to debut its biometric cyber access security card

SmartMetric will be showcasing its new multi-function biometric cybersecurity card and access control card at the Money 20/20 Conference next week. The biometric card is the size of a credit card and combines both network and physical doorway access into the one card. The card also has a bright green and red indicator light activated when a biometric scan is made, making it suitable to be used as an identity card. “By combining cybersecurity with doorway access control along with

Cyber Security Chicago

Cyber Security Chicago October 18 – 19 McCormick Place Chicago, IL Cyber Security Chicago will see world leading organizations in cyber security coming together to showcase their latest and greatest defences. This unique event is the first of its kind in Chicago, feature over 40 exhibitors, 70 speakers and 3,000 attendees. Gain insight from industry pioneers and network with cyber security experts. Hear from cyber security’s finest on how you can build stronger defenses against cyber-attacks & how to recover