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Dow Jones launches pioneering investment screening tool with BIGTXN
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Dow Jones Risk and Compliance unveils Risk and Compliance Financial Instruments, a cutting-edge solution for optimising pre- and post-trade investment screening amid an increasingly complex regulatory environment.
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SAS lauded as leader in AML transaction monitoring by Chartis Research
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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In its inaugural AML transaction monitoring solutions evaluation, Chartis Research recognises analytics giant SAS as a category leader, underscoring its impressive capabilities in analytical modelling, risk typology modelling, and workflow automation.
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LRN's anti-fraud courses receive accreditation in Singapore
Fri, 19th Jan 2024
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singapore
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Singapore battles rising online scams as LRN Corporation delivers accredited courses to enhance ethical practices in the financial sector, in line with the Monetary Authority regulations.
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Encompass Corporation honoured as leader on RegTech100 list
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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martech
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cx
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compliance
Encompass Corporation's dynamic Know Your Customer (KYC) process automation platform earns them a place in the 2024 RegTech100 list.
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ST Engineering plans to enhance digital transformations in financial services
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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digital transformation
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advanced persistent threat protection
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ST Engineering will enhance digital transformation in finance by expanding cybersecurity solutions, in partnership with the non-profit Elevandi.
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The high cost of the cybersecurity skills gap: Why we need to act now
Wed, 17th May 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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skills shortage
There is a worldwide cybersecurity professional shortage. But what does this mean for cybercriminals? More easy money to make.
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Cryptocurrency-related phishing attacks up by 40% - report
Thu, 13th Apr 2023
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
In 2022 the number of cryptocurrency-related phishing attacks prevented by Kaspersky anti-phishing systems increased by 40% compared to the previous year.
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Sentinels fights financial crime with new transaction monitoring progam
Wed, 25th Jan 2023
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saas
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The SaaS platform is designed to help financial institutions detect and eliminate financial criminality with greater speed and accuracy.
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SAS awards Zencos as the 2022 ANZ Partner of the Year
Wed, 17th Aug 2022
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cybersecurity
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partner awards
SAS has recognised US-based financial crimes and data consulting firm Zencos with the 2022 Australia and New Zealand Partner of the Year award.
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Big business in cryptocurrencies and cybercrime
Wed, 10th Aug 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrencies are valuable, digital, anonymous, and can be used across borders - they can be sent to others anytime, anywhere.
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Hundreds arrested, millions seized in global INTERPOL investigation
Mon, 20th Jun 2022
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INTERPOL crackdown on telecom and social engineering scams results in 2,000 arrests and $50m of illicit funds intercepted.
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SAS and Zencos to crack down on financial crime in Australia
Mon, 6th Dec 2021
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cloud services
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cybersecurity
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SAS and Zencos extend their partnership to Australia, offering an AML cloud solution for the financial sector.
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Wynyard Group sees significant revenue growth
Mon, 18th May 2015
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wynyard group
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contracts
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financial crime
Wynyard currently expects revenue in the range of $40 to $45 million for FY15. Wynyard reported revenue of $26 million in FY14.
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NZ payments systems ripe for regulation, Orwell CEO Sanchez says
Thu, 13th Nov 2014
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regulation
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financial crime
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digital infrastructure
New Zealand's payments and settlements system is lagging behind the rest of the world in terms of regulation, and a new framework is needed for a s.
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Crime pays as Wynyard prepares to double Aus team
Tue, 22nd Jul 2014
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wynyard group
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cios
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software
Wynyard Group opens Asia Pacific Operation Centre in Sydney, supporting growth and new contracts in the region.
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Wynyard Group buys UK anti-crime database
Tue, 23rd Jul 2013
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physical security
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cios
Fresh from listing on the New Zealand Stock Exchange, Wynyard Group has secured exclusive rights of the MHA Gateway service, an online anti-financial crime resource, for an undisclosed sum.