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

Novetta closes Q3 2017 with $284M in contract wins

Novetta closed the third quarter with $284 million in contract awards, a 77 percent increase year over year. These recent contract awards further establishes Novetta’s leadership role in machine learning, computer vision, advanced data exploitation and cyber security research for the defense and intelligence communities. “Implementing a proven business development model, most effectively promotes our ongoing investments in innovative technology,” said Brian W. Hobbs, senior vice president of business development and strategy at Novetta. “We are now positioned to successfully

Thai banks form group to address IT security and combat cyber threats

A consortium of Thailand financial institutions have formed an organization to address stability and security of IT systems and combat cyber threats, according to a report by The Nation. The Thai Bankers’ Association (TBA) established the Thailand Banking Sector Computer Emergency Response Team (TB-CERT), a group of 15 member banks which would work together to boost security at a time of innovative technologies in the financial services sector. The group is sponsored by the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA), a

Crossmatch, Oxford Computer Group to offer biometric identity solutions to Microsoft customers

Crossmatch and Oxford Computer Group have partnered to offer biometric identity solutions to Microsoft customers. Under the agreement terms, Oxford Computer Group will become an authorized reseller offering Crossmatch’s DigitalPersona Composite Authentication software and support, as well as single finger readers to Microsoft customers. The partnership is expected to be a significant component of the defense against cybersecurity threats, particularly in light of the rise in global breaches. “The ‘breach-a-week’ global business culture is in desperate need of solutions that

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America Florida December 5th – 7th, 2017 Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America, December 5th-7th, 2017 in Kennedy Space Center, Florida will bring together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies and governments to debate and collaborate on securing America’s critical infrastructure. With a unique two-track conference programme, with joint plenary sessions will deliver a leading line up of international experts to discuss securing America’s critical infrastructure, from both physical and cyber perspectives. Critical

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe Netherlands September 25th – 27th, 2018 Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe brings together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies and governments to collaborate on securing Europe. The conference will look at developing existing national or international legal and technical frameworks, integrating good risk management, strategic planning and implementation. With the ever increasing threat from cyber attacks on critical infrastructure, the information and data stored and used by CNI systems and operators can be

Plurilock expands U.S. locations, staff to meet demand for behavioral biometrics solution

Plurilock Security Solutions has grown its U.S. footprint with two new East Coast locations and additional staff to expand commercial and government market access to its continuous user validation cybersecurity platform. Driven by two new financial services clients and recent contracts with U.S. Army NETCOM and the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx), Plurilock has added offices in New York and Baltimore as well as appointed former U.S. Marine Corps combat engineer Neal Conlon as director of