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The FFIEC Guidance on Risk Management for Mobile Financial Services: What You Need to Know

Recently the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released a new guidance detailing how financial institutions should be securing mobile financial transactions. It will be the template that federal examiners will be using when the time comes for an inspection, so it is crucial that financial institutions understand what is expected of them going forward. More..

New Recommendations from FFIEC After Rise in Extortion Attacks

Recently, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) sounded alarm bells about the rise in the number and severity of cyberattacks against financial institutions involving extortion. The attacks are carried out by cybercriminals who hijack the computer systems and databases of banks and other financial organizations, and then hold sensitive company information or systems “hostage” until a sum of money is paid. More..

Detect Monitoring Services and Detect Safe Browsing: Empowering Tools to Prevent Account Takeovers.

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) is planning to update online transaction authentication guidelines for the first time since 2005. This regulatory oversight plans to put greater responsibility on the banks and credit unions to enhance their security and prevent fraud. Cyxtera Detect Monitoring Services and Detect Safe Browsing are two state of the art tools that will surpass the security requirements set forth by the FFIEC and can help detect fraud before it happens. English Version - Spanish Version

Latin America


Why TFP Matters in Ecuador

Ecuadorean regulations require financial institutions to minimize the risk related to electronic banking by implementing security measures to prevent fraud. This white paper explains the main goals of these kinds of regulations in simple terms and offers a practical guide to reach compliance and protect your organization. (Document written in Spanish) Spanish Version

Cybercrime in El Salvador: The Banking Industry Must Face the Challenge

This year, El Salvador’s Superintendency of the Financial System published new regulations on how the country’s banking sector must protect the connections to banks’ transactional pages. This includes protecting the website from malware injections, and the strengthening of password-based logins through second-actor authentication. The document dictates a total of 23 new guidelines that banks in El Salvador must follow if they want to offer online banking services to their customers. Spanish Version

The Evolution of Regulations Covering Electronic Transactions and Cybersecurity in Colombia

The government of Colombia has enacted a series of anti-cybercrime guidelines that companies must comply with if they wish to legally do business online. These regulations are defined by the Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia, and were recently updated with Circular Externa CE-007 de 2018. Compliance with these rules should now be a priority – as of June 5, 2018, banks and other online businesses have one to one-and-a-half years to conform with these regulatory requirements. Learn how to take the hassle out of compliance in this white paper, so that your organization can focus on core business objectives without worrying about cybercrime. Spanish Version




European Online Payments Regulations

Cyber fraud in Europe is growing at a staggering rate; even with more innovations in anti-fraud security, the amount of losses that organizations have suffered recently continues to rise. Due to this reality, the European Banking Authority published the Guidelines on the Security of Internet Payments to identify, bring awareness to and help solve this ever-growing problem. The guidelines are based on recommendations that were originally developed and published by the European Forum on the Security of Retail Payments (SecuRE Pay) and go into effect in August 2015. This white paper carefully explains how banks are to comply with these new expectations while lowering losses and decreasing vulnerability to cyber-attacks.. More..

The European Central Bank's Recommendations for the Security of Mobile Payments

The popularity of mobile payments is exploding thanks to their convenience, but the mobile channel has specific security concerns that must be addressed before it can reach its full potential. To that end, the European Central Bank has issued a series of recommendations to improve security for this emerging channel that must be implemented in the next few years by any business seeking to offer mobile payment services. Find out what the new regulations entail and how your business can rapidly and efficiently comply with them in this white paper. More..

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