Security

Thales Enables Organisations to Enhance Their Google Workspace’s Privacy Capabilities

Google announced that it has selected Thales to support enhanced privacy and confidentiality capabilities for Google Workspace. Thales said that its CipherTrust Cloud Key Manager and SafeNet Trusted Access have been integrated with Google Workspace Client-side encryption with a new

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UOB First Bank to Pilot Use of Singpass Digital Signature for E-Documents

UOB pilots the use of Government Technology Agency’s (GovTech) ‘Sign with Singpass’ where a customer’s digital signature to confirm transactions or product applications. The bank is the first in Singapore to offer this service according to a statement. Under an

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Why a Shift to This New Security Standard is Crucial for Asia’s E-Commerce

With online commerce booming, Asian banks and payment services providers have shown a clear interest in adopting 3-D Secure 2.0 or 3DS2. This is an improved version of the 3DS authentication protocol for card payments that comes with increased security

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Experts Warn of Rapidly Evolving Fraud Techniques in the Wake of COVID-19

Like businesses have embraced digitalization to evolve in the wake of COVID-19, fraudsters and scammers too are embracing digital technology to evolve the threat that they pose to businesses and the public, experts from Visa, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC),

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NICE Partners Refinitiv to Offer Surveillance Suite Across Asia Pacific

NICE Actimize and Refinitiv, a global provider of financial market data and infrastructure, has partnered to offer the former’s SURVEIL-X Holistic Surveillance Suite through both a cloud or on-premises environment in the APAC region. Refinitiv said that it will boost

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Enhancing Remote Working and Cybersecurity a Top Priority of Asia Pacific

Across Asia-Pacific (APAC), firms are ramping up their digital transformation efforts, focusing primarily on adopting cloud computing, improving cybersecurity and enhancing remote working, a new survey by Australian telco firm Telstra. The study, conducted in late-2020, polled 420 business decision-makers

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6 Key Takeaways From MAS’ New Technology Risk Management Guidelines

With the rising numbers and scale of cyberattacks, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) revised its technology risk management (TRM) guidelines on January 18,2021. The TRM guidelines apply to all financial institutions (FI) that MAS regulates, ranging from large ones

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eKYC Firm Jumio Secures $150 Million From Great Hill Partners

Jumio, a provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions, today announced it secured a $150 million investment from Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm that invests in high-growth, disruptive companies. This infusion represents the single largest funding

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Banks Need to Step Up as Fraudsters Target Surge in Digital Adoption by First Time Users

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organisations and individuals to embrace new practices and move to online channels, bringing with it a significant increase in fraudulent activities. Affirming this situation, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky recorded a 20% increase in the share of

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