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Bitcoin peaks at record high against NZD ahead of halving event
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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new zealand dollar
Bitcoin hits an all-time high against the NZD, nearing a similar historic landmark in USD, amid burgeoning global interest in the cryptosphere.
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Jersey Telecom acquires Spectrum to boost global online payment security
3 days ago
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cloud services
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physical security
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identity theft
Jersey Telecom’s acquisition of Australian tech company Spectrum bolsters the fight against online payment fraud, reinforcing security on a global scale.
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Finastra partners with UNITAS to boost digital transformation in South Korea
3 days ago
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digital transformation
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south korea
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financial institutions
Finastra partners with South Korean risk and compliance firm UNITAS to drive digital transformation in local banking operations, tapping into UNITAS's expertise and Finastra's advanced treasury system.
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January sees three-year high in ransomware attacks across the globe
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ai
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ncc group
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financial institutions
Despite a 27% drop from December 2023, January 2024 saw a three-year high in ransomware attacks, reflecting a year-on-year rise. NCC Group's analysis shows Lockbit remains the top perpetrator.
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Finastra & SYSTEX partner to boost Taiwan's banking sector
Last week
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fintech
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digital transformation
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apac
Finastra has inked a new partnership with Taiwan's SYSTEX to boost digital transformation and growth in Taiwan's banking sector, with SYSTEX to resell Finastra's Kondor and Risk solutions.
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Visa's AI averts fraud worth $273m in New Zealand banks
Last month
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commerce systems
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martech
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payment gateways
Visa uses AI to help New Zealand financial institutions prevent $273m in fraud, marking a three-fold increase from 2021 and highlighting the pivotal role of AI in financial security.
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Data Zoo names former London Stock Exchange exec as new CEO
Last month
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compliance
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global expansion
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identity
Data Zoo, an award-winning global identity provider, has appointed former London Stock Exchange Group executive, Charlie Minutella, as its new CEO, signalling a major strategic shift.
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BlueVoyant warns of rising cyber threats beyond IT perimeters
Last month
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email security
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dark web
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cybersecurity
BlueVoyant's second report on external cyber defence trends highlights emerging risks beyond IT perimeters, including AI's role in intensifying cyber attacks.
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Delinea appoints tech veteran Kate Reed as new CMO
Last month
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cloud services
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pam
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compliance
Tech and cybersecurity veteran Kate Reed joins global Privileged Access Management provider, Delinea, as Chief Marketing Officer, bringing 20+ years of experience.
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Kore.ai secures $150 million for AI expansion & innovation
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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asia pacific
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financial institutions
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expansion
Advanced AI tech leader Kore.ai raises $132 million in Series D funding, facilitated by FTV Capital and existing investors, aiming to boost market expansion and AI innovation.
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Impactsure's AI SURE platform available on Microsoft Azure
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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microsoft
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digital transformation
Impactsure launches its AI-powered SURE platform on Microsoft Azure Marketplace, offering data extraction, processing, and analytics.
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GB Helios celebrates four years of successful partnership with Mambu
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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financing
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financial institutions
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singapore
GB Helios celebrates four years of prosperous collaboration with cloud bank platform Mambu, key to the firm's rapid growth and enhanced client experience.
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eFlow Global reveals expansion plans to strengthen US presence
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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compliance
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accenture
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financial institutions
Regtech firm eFlow Global announces plans for international expansion, strengthening its position in the US and increasing its already significant client base by 57% in the past year.
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Document automation strategies for Asia Pacific financial services in 2024
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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microsoft
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document management
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ecm
In 2024, Asia Pacific financial firms are leaning into document automation strategies to enhance productivity, in a climate of rapid change boosted by pandemic, inflation, and employee disengagement.
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Rivero secures $7 million to boost Europe-wide fintech growth
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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saas
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fintech
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investment
Swiss fintech firm Rivero has raised $7m in a Series A funding round to expand its Europe-wide presence.
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Hardware security modules market set to double by 2028
Tue, 9th Jan 2024
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web development
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encryption
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japan
The global HSMs market is set to rise from $1.2bn in 2023 to $2.3bn by 2028, driven by growing cyber threats, data security needs and digital transactions.
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Hitachi Payment Services completes acquisition of Writer Corporation's Cash Business
Mon, 8th Jan 2024
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retail
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financial institutions
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hitachi
Hitachi Payment Services bolsters its position in India's payments industry with the acquisition of Writer Corporation’s Cash Management Business, now rebranded as Hitachi Cash Management Services.
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Rapid growth predicted for sustainable finance market
Tue, 2nd Jan 2024
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sustainable it
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transparency
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financial institutions
Surging demand for environmentally and socially responsible investments is set to propel the sustainable finance market, reports Future Market Insights.
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HDBank & JCB International launch advanced credit card
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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pos
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inventory management systems
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vietnam
HDBank partners with JCB International to launch an advanced credit card in Vietnam, providing exclusive perks and cashback for users.
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InterCloud makes history with Secure Swiss Finance Network certification
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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cloud services
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connectivity
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privacy
InterCloud has become the first non-Swiss firm to secure Secure Swiss Finance Network certification, enhancing global financial service security.
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Impactsure, Tesselate to enhance financial decision-making
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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payroll systems
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digital transformation
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hcm
Indian digital transformation leader, Impactsure, partners with France's Tesselate to revamp decision-making in financial institutions.
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Kiwi crypto investors trade NZD $4.6 billion in first year on Binance
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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blackrock
Kiwi crypto investors traded NZD $4.6bn in digital assets in the first year on Binance New Zealand, the largest local exchange.
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Australian fintech sector shows success but start-ups face steep entry barriers
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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fintech
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financial institutions
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Australia's fintech sector thrives, yet emerging start-ups battle daunting entry barriers, according to EY FinTech Australia Census report.
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Delinea enhances Secret Server features for streamlined privilege access management
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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cloud services
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pam
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productivity
Delinea boosts Secret Server's usability with new features, aiming to streamline privileged access management across businesses.