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PASA’s Expert Analysis on Combatting Debit Order Abuse

The National Payment System (NPS) impacts the lives of all South Africans. Essentially, it exists to serve the economy by ensuring the safe and efficient circulation of money between senders Read More →

Cybersecurity Leaders Launch Initiative for Interoperable Security Technologies to Thwart Attacks

The OASIS international consortium announced an industry initiative to bring interoperability and data sharing across cybersecurity products. With initial open source content and code contributed by IBM Security and McAfee, Read More →

CBK Publishes Cyber Risk Guidelines for Payment Service Providers in Kenya

Pursuant to Section 31(2) (b) of the National Payment System Act, 2011 which empowers the Central Bank of Kenya to issue Directives and Guidelines, the CBK has developed a Cybersecurity Read More →

SWIFT: Corruption, Cybercrime and Compliance – Managing the Risks

Written by Alois Maluvu, Financial Crime Compliance expert, SWIFT Managing risk in financial institutions has never been more complex. As cyber-attacks continue to evolve and increase in frequency and sophistication, cyber security Read More →

Online Banking Fraud Keeps Banking Ombudsman On Its Toes Two Years Running

The Ombudsman for Banking Services (OBS) has released its Annual Report highlighting some interesting statistics for its operations for 2018. Key highlights for the year are:

Mastercard Expands Digital Identity Commitment with Samsung Electronics

Mastercard has announced that it will collaborate with Samsung to explore and deliver a better way for people to conveniently and securely verify their digital identity on the mobile devices Read More →

Ingenico Answers Consumers’ Call for More Payment Options through New LinkPlus Solution

Payment leader Ingenico Group has launched LinkPlus, a simple and secure solution for businesses who handle payments over the phone. The solution enables online businesses to send payments through a Read More →

Investec and BankservAfrica Reveal Prototype of Blockchain-Based Identity System

At the recent Blockchain Africa conference in Johannesburg, Investec, in collaboration with BankservAfrica and uPort, demonstrated a digital identity system anchored in the Ethereum blockchain. The initiative was born in Read More →

EMVCo Promotes Confidence and Consistency for EMV CDCVM Solutions

The deployment of Consumer Device Cardholder Verification Method (CDCVM) solutions across the payments ecosystem is increasing. EMVCo is therefore working to promote confidence and consistency by identifying and addressing specific Read More →

The World’s First Volume Order of Fingerprint Sensors for Dual-Interface Payment Cards

Fingerprint Cards' (Fingerprints) technology has been selected by Gemalto to bring additional performance to its next generation of dual interface payment cards. Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, will Read More →

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