Published By: Ixaris OTA
Published Date: Jan 25, 2018
Travel agents, tour operators and travel wholesalers are typically spending thousands in unnecessary costs each year. And in a fiercely competitive market operating on high volumes and low margins, ensuring efficiency with sales and purchasing systems is no easy task. Especially when it comes to payments.
If you want to find out where you’re losing money, how efficient your platform really is and the simple way to eliminate these costs, read this white paper. It explores the top three areas where you could be overspending. And it reveals the statistics behind your unnecessary costs – giving you the information you need to save money and drive efficiency.
Creating predictive analytics from alternative data has become the current focus of the biggest quant trading firms in the industry
The democratization of financial services data and technology, together with more intense competition, makes the needs of today’s market participants vastly different from those of previous generations. Firms must locate untapped sources of data for both public and non-public companies. This alternative data, such as payment data and other non-public information, from sources beyond the common channels, can be a predictive indicator of market performance; a difference maker in assisting firms as they develop models to evaluate their investments.
By combining our unique data sets with advanced analytics, traders, analysts and managers can seek predictive signals and actionable information utilizing their own models.
View our research report to learn how alternative data, our 'Information Alpha,' can help you earn differentiated investment returns.
Banks today are continuously challenged to meet rigorous regulatory
requirements. They must implement strict governance programs that
enable them to comply with a wide variety of regulations stemming
from the financial crisis that began in 2007, including the DoddFrank
Act, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision regulations, the
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Revised Payment
Services Directive (PSD2) and the revised Markets in Financial
To keep pace with regulatory changes, many banks will need to
reapportion their budgets to support the development of new systems
and processes. Regulators continually indicate that the banks must be
able to provide, secure and deliver high-quality information that is
consistent and mature.
Published By: Solidcore
Published Date: Aug 21, 2007
Learn how change control technology helps organizations comply with PCI DSS by tracking changes to critical files, determining if changes are authorized, and selectively preventing unauthorized change. Read this white paper on how you can relieve the burden of out-of-process and other unauthorized changes by using real-time monitoring and selective enforcement software.
Much has been written about Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) and its potential to herald a new era of open banking where banks no longer have a monopoly on payment services. Instead they will be forced to provide full access to customer accounts to third parties looking to provide financial services of their own, on top of banks’ existing data and infrastructure.
All of this could prove to be true, just not on January 13th 2018, the deadline for national governments to transpose PSD2 into law. This is because there is still so much to be decided and clarified. The European Banking Authority’s longawaited regulatory technical standards (RTS) on strong customer authentication (SCA) were issued in March 2017 but missing some of the finer details, such as the methods to remotely access customer data and account information and the measures around the use of application programming interfaces (APIs) and screen-scraping.
Simply deploying a security solution cannot guarantee meeting every Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirement in full. This whitepaper discusses the challenges of PCI compliance and how security information and event management (SIEM) provides the data visibility, log management, end-point security and active response needed to demonstrate and meet each of the 12 PCI compliance requirements.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) establishes standard requirements protecting cardholder information. It applies to all entities that store, process, or transmit cardholder data, such as retail merchants, payment processors, and banks.
With the recent rise in data breaches and identity thefts, implementing a sound information security program is no longer optional. Companies processing credit card information are encouraged to embrace and implement sound data protection strategies to protect the confidentiality and integrity of payment information. Some of the challenges for achieving PCI compliance are outlined in this white paper, as well as successful tips to help organizations navigate through them.
As incidents of identity theft and fraud skyrocket, companies are scrambling to keep up with complex attacks and effectively safeguard consumer information. If you store, process, or transmit cardholder data, comprehensive visibility, actionable intelligence and the ability to respond rapidly to threats has become paramount.
Get in on the content creation game and use it to improve the journey for your customers. Consumers are taking a much more active role in their finances; advice is freely available and most financial administration, from payments to trading, can now be done from your phone.
Provide consistent messaging based on customer journey analytics; find out what information your customers are looking for, and provide the answers through the fewest possible clicks. Continually track and test these journeys to optimise the content and messaging.
Snapper, a New Zealand-based company that develops custom account-based solutions, was creating an online concessions payment program for local students and needed a way to enhance the security of their personal information on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The solution had to further protect online student profiles and associated payment details stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) against malware and threats. Snapper chose Symantec Cloud Workload Protection for Storage (CWP for Storage) for its advanced malware protection, elastic scalability, and simple deployment requiring only a few hours.
Protecting individual and financial data, retaining data, and meeting e-discovery requirements are common compliance requirements across geographies and industries. Finding accurate, usable, and cost-effective solutions for meeting these requirements can make the difference between achieving compliance goals or leaving the organization vulnerable through unsecured use of sensitive data. Trend Micro Data Protection solutions for endpoint data leak protection, email encryption, and email archiving help organizations meet their compliance requirements – easily and cost-effectively.
Data breaches can carry very serious consequences, such as the revelation in February 2008 that that the Hannaford Brothers chain of supermarkets lost more than four million debit and credit card numbers to hackers. The bottom line is that organizations must implement Data Loss Prevention (DLP) systems to protect themselves against the growing array of threats they face from inadvertent and malicious data leaks from email, instant messaging and other systems.
In January of 2008, a random sample of online technical newsletter subscribers at midsize companies (100-5,000 employees) received an email invitation to participate in a survey about data protection solutions use at their organizations. The goal of the survey was to identify sources of and/or reasons for information security breaches, and to better understand how businesses are planning to protect themselves against data leaks. The following report presents top line results of the study.
Companies rely on knowledge assets, such as product formulas and customer databases. VPNs and network monitors can protect proprietary information from outsiders; but, they won't do much to prevent access by internal users. With the popularity of wireless networks, USB drives and other portable devices, it's all too easy for insiders to leak key data. This white paper explains how Trend Micro LeakProof 3.0 protects sensitive data at rest, in use, and in motion.
Encryption will help to protect data against unauthorized access by outsiders from lost or stolen devices such as laptops, thumb drives, and other removable media. But it does not protect against the insider threat-employees and contractors with authorized access to data who mistakenly or maliciously leak your most valuable assets.
The PCI Security Standards Council issued version 3 of their PCI DSS guidelines for processing electronic payments. Our whitepaper details the newest additions to the guidelines as well as tools and resources to help organizations comply with the standards.
While e-commerce remains a relatively small percentage of overall retail spending (rates vary by country, but are generally in the 5–10% range), it continues to grow. The ongoing growth of e-commerce suggests that one of the initial objections to online shopping—concerns about whether consumer personal information would be secure—has been largely overcome. Standards like PCI, and payment services like PayPal, along with a general increase in security awareness, have gone a long way to change the perception of online shopping. Learn more about Information Security in the E-commerce Sector.
Phoenix Children’s CISO, Daniel Shuler, and its IT security team are responsible for protecting 5,000 endpoints in the hospital and across more than 20 clinics in the region. Endpoints include physician and staff laptops and desktops, nursing stations, servers, Windows-based clinical devices, credit card payment processors, and point-of-sale terminals. These endpoints are used to store and/or process personal health information (PHI), and payment and credit card information. They must comply with HIPAA for PHI and voluntarily comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) for credit card data. The IT security team’s existing industry-leading AV solution claimed to provide visibility into malicious activity aimed at the endpoints. It continuously reported all endpoints were safe, sound, and secure. This caused Daniel to be suspicious. He knew from experience that such low levels of endpoint malicious activity was highly unlikely. Read the full case study to learn about the results Cylance was able to deliver.
For businesses around the world, email has become the primary means of communication with people inside and outside of the organization. Business transactions kick off in the form of an email, most customers use e-mail to negotiate contracts and agreements and exchange invoices and payment information. Email is also heavily used by marketing departments to issue mailshots to customers announcing new offers and special deals and so on.
The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) was created to confront the rising threat to credit cardholder personal information. This compliance guide will provide readers with an overview of the requirements as well as suggested steps in achieving PCI compliance.
Convenience is absolutely critical to succeeding in e-commerce. Any glitches along the path to purchase potentially result in a lost sale. That's one reason we think Apple Pay's new mobile payment feature that uses a fingerprint is going to be a game changer. Its another step in reducing hurdles to online buying. You see it, you select it, you pay with your finger. What could be more convenient?
Not interested in Apple Pay? Or unable to use it? At the very least, make sure customers that shop on multiple devices are recognized, no matter which device they log into. Giving them access to their stored information will make for a much smoother checkout.
Retail banks are in a state of transformation all over the world. They must integrate new remote payment systems, digitize process integration and update credit management. Watch this webcast to see how IBM WebSphere Portal is helping these companies deliver targeted information to support decision-making, and to aid in their transformation.