Cybersecurity F-Secure closes €2m+ deal to protect an unnamed European client

Helsinki-based F-Secure has closed a major deal which will see it utilize its cyber-attack detection software Countercept to protect a big European enterprise.

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Companies around the world are getting worse at complying to payment security rules

Only one out of three companies around the world live up to international information security standards for credit cards. That’s according to a new report...

Riverwood Capital to disrupt banking industry with Technisys investment

Digital banking software provider Technisys has raised $50m in a Series C round led by Riverwood Capital. The US-based private equity firm joins existing investors including...

UK government launches review to ensure its finance sector stays strong after Brexit

With the official Brexit date just months away, the British government has just launched a review to see how the country’s financial services can remain resilient after the UK leaves the EU.

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FCA director reveals the challenges of open finance

Open finance is the next step of open banking, which has already provided transparency and more opportunities in the finance sector. However, it also comes with risks.

Softbank taps mammoth Vision Fund for $800m Greensill investment

Softbank has tapped its mammoth Vision Fund to back business financing provider Greensill with $800m.

Financial services lead the way when it comes to digital transformation, Fujitsu reveals

Business leaders in financial services are better at acknowledging and implementing new technologies into their businesses, according to Fujitsu’s Global Digital Transformation Survey Report 2019.

Crealogix buys Koemei AI data, video analytics technology

FinTech company Crealogix has acquired the artificial intelligence technology of Koemei, which enables automatic conversion of audio and video content into text. It is said...

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Metro Bank will waive overdraft interest because of the coronavirus

MetroBank has announced that it will not charging any overdraft fees for account holders between March 1 and June 30 to help customers cope with the coronavirus crisis.

Will InsurTech startups come out as the big winners of the coronavirus pandemic?

COVID-19 could be great for the InsurTech industry as the crisis highlight where insurers’ shortcomings are. But that does not mean there won’t be hard times ahead.

“The right thing to do to support the industry” – why some FinTechs are...

With the coronavirus pandemic putting strains on businesses, some FinTechs have been offering their services for free to help.

RegTech startup VoxSmart recieves £5.5m investment from Natwest

VoxSmart, a communication monitoring service provider, has received £5.5m in a funding round from UK bank NatWest.

Crypto data platform Coin Metrics collects $6m in new round

Cryptoasset data and infrastructure platform Coin Metrics has collected $6m in funding as it looks to enhance its product suite.