Fighting rising cybercrime in the UK
Online and mobile banking are on the rise, but rates of cybercrime are soaring in the UK and beyond. Patrick Kingsland asks Professor Alan Woodward, cybercrime expert at the University of Surrey, and Stuart Skinner, director of fraud at Nationwide, about the scale of the problem and the new generation of technologies looking to outfox the fraudsters.
User-friendly solutions to counter cyberthreats
Today, businesses can encounter any number of cyber-threats. Travis Farral, director of security strategy at Anomali, explains how the company’s comprehensive and user-friendly solutions help businesses identify and tackle threats, and facilitate secure intelligence sharing.
Metro Bank's IT investment helps it protect its turf
The blue and red signage of Metro Bank is now a staple of most UK high streets, but the institution still faces stiff competition from older incumbents and more nimble app-based rivals. Greg Noone talks to Martyn Atkinson, the firm’s director for change and digital, about how the bank’s continual investment in its IT capabilities is helping it to defend its patch of the middle ground.
Cybersecurity is high on European Banking Association's agenda
The European Banking Association (EBA) has placed cybersecurity high on its agenda for 2017. Slavka Eley, head of the EBA supervisory convergence unit, and Lot Anné, one of the unit’s banking experts, outline the potential pitfalls of modern-day technology and how industry players can join forces to tackle the problem of cyberthreats.
Rabobank: making instant payments a banking reality
In a world where customers expect their banks to deliver the 24/7 services that they get from other industries, Rabobank’s Erik Kwakkel explains why it pays to be an early mover in the latest iteration of SEPA, which will make the promise of instant payments a reality.