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The secret to better business banking on mobile
03-04-2014|Entersekt Editor

The secret to better business banking on mobile

The increasingly global nature of business means many of us work differently now. Corporate treasurers are no exception. They’re more mobile than ever before and, having taken on a more strategic function within organizations, they face pressure to make informed decisions and act on them fast, wherever they happen to be. They want technology to help improve their productivity and facilitate real-time information sharing on the go, and they expect their banks to deliver the tools to do just that.
Mutual authentication helps prevent mobile banking fraud
27-03-2014|Entersekt Editor

Mutual authentication helps prevent mobile banking fraud

BankInfoSecurity reports that by 2017 there will be more than one billion mobile banking customers globally, proving yet again how transformative mobile technology continues to be in the lives of people everywhere. Of course, as the mobile banking channel takes off, so its attractiveness to cybercriminals will grow in direct proportion.
Two factor authentication is not safe enough
13-03-2014|Entersekt Editor

Two factor authentication is not safe enough

In recent years, the banking industry has tracked the development of increasingly sophisticated fraud patterns, coordinated by groups across the Internet searching for bank systems with security weaknesses. Once a vulnerable institution is identified, the group typically plans a large-scale attack for when defenses are at their lowest.
RSAC snapshot #2: Is big data really the key to stronger security?
06-03-2014|Christiaan Brand

RSAC snapshot #2: Is big data really the key to stronger security?

Cybersecurity is a large and complex problem. Companies have to protect the perimeter, authenticate legitimate users, respond to threats and probe the system for vulnerabilities. Most companies build a patchwork of systems that provide strong protections for each of these levels.
RSAC snapshot #1: Apathy and conventional thinking hinder action on cyberthreats
04-03-2014|Christiaan Brand

RSAC snapshot #1: Apathy and conventional thinking hinder action on cyberthreats

The NSA and RSA relationship certainly overshadowed a lot of the conversations and sessions at the RSA Conference this year. But beyond that particular industry controversy, there were two recurring themes we saw running through many of our interactions at the event.

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