Month: March 2019

Explore the RegTech Revolution

How To Put Machine Learning To Work For Your Business

Machine learning has been driving innovation in product features for several years, becoming a vital component of enhancing the consumer experience. However, in terms of what machine learning (ML) — and specifically, artificial intelligence (AI) — can do, we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg. As a business leader, you may feel a bit…
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22nd March 2019 0

Is AI the Next Frontier for National Competitive Advantage?

Artificial intelligence (AI) presents limitless opportunity, but not without potential pitfalls and risks. This paradox has become increasingly evident for government leaders. They want to give domestic companies an edge over the competition, but are also expected to protect their citizens and use AI for social good. They want to support innovation, while still maintaining…
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21st March 2019 0

Regulatory compliance – The new business enabler

Leila Szwarc, global head of compliance and strategic regulatory services at TMF Group, explains how Asia-Pacific organisations can cultivate a more robust approach to compliance amid data privacy concerns and the changing local and international regulatory landscape Leila Szwarc, TMF Group According to a recent Risk.net/TMF Group survey, 56% of Asia‑Pacific (Apac) organisations currently see…
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20th March 2019 0

What the hell is a blockchain phone—and do I need one?

The first wave of crypto-focused smartphones from big players like Samsung is a small step toward a decentralized web. The crypto world is full of buzzwords, but if you can peel away the marketing fluff, you sometimes find innovation beneath the surface. You are often also reminded just how early it is in the history…
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19th March 2019 0

Gartner: top 7 security and risk management trends for 2019

Threat detection investment, security aligning to business goals and passwordless authentication are among the top trends in security and risk management, according to Gartner Security and risk management are two of business’ biggest considerations in today’s increasingly volatile cyber security landscape — failings in this arena will lead to potentially irreversible financial and reputational damage.…
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18th March 2019 0

CubeLogic ranked number one in four categories in 2019 Energy Risk Software Rankings

# 1 for Enterprise Risk Management software system # 1 for Best Credit Risk Software #1 for Business Intelligence Joint # 1 for Best metrics and 5 other top 5 rankings   London, Thursday 14th March 2019 – CubeLogic, the market leading provider of business intelligence enabled risk management solutions for the energy, commodities and…
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15th March 2019 0

Facebook might launch a cryptocurrency in the first half of 2019

We know Facebook has been hiring cryptocurrency experts and building a blockchain team for a while, but the scope, aims, and timeline of the project are all unknown. A new report by the New York Times claims Facebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency as early as the first half of this year. According…
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14th March 2019 0

iSign International works with SoftPoint to create ‘unhackable digital wallet’

US-based cybersecurity solution developer iSign International has partnered with SoftPoint to build a secure, ‘unhackable’ digital wallet. By working together to create qkerPAY, the companies are hoping to give consumers and businesses a secure platform for online and offline payments. The new solution claims to be unhackable and this is achieved by utilising iSign’s six-factor…
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13th March 2019 0

The rise of ‘GiantTech’ poses a giant test for regulators

It’s almost become a distant memory, the near collapse of the financial system. Regulators were overwhelmed by increasing technical complexity, competitive product innovation run amok and global financial institutions that leap-frogged sovereign regulatory boundaries. Regulators, with no global framework to conduct oversight and decades of laissez faire regulation, had neither the tools nor the manpower…
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12th March 2019 0

How can banks build a genuine, effective digital culture?

The huge global increase in connectivity, prompted by the launch of mobile devices, has affected banks just as much as retailers. As a result, financial institutions have had no choice but to put digital at the front and centre of their strategies – using technology to enhance the customer journey at every touch point, personalising…
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11th March 2019 0