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Sharing Threat Indicators of Cyber Fraud via Intelligence Information Reports

Institution(s): American Unversity's Kogod School of Business, Citigroup Inc.

by Casey D. Evans, Elizabeth M. Petrie

Communicating cyber fraud: identifying patterns of behaviour through use of SWIFT messaging platform. Cyber actors are operating under a shared services model giving them access to infrastructure, tools, targets and...

Mapping the Cyber Threat Landscape for Financial Institutions

Institution(s): CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies)

by William A Carter

Cybersecurity: Mapping and understanding the future cyber threat landscape for Financial Institutions. Protecting financial networks not only requires financial institutions to improve the security of their own systems, but to...

The Cyber Security Ecosystem: Defining a Taxonomy of Existing, Emerging and Future Cyber Threats

Institution(s): Coventry University, ISKM ltd

by Jason Ferdinand, Richard Benham

Establishing a common language for cybersecurity to help deal with cyber threats and enable meaningful discussion of these threats between organisations. Despite high-profile cases in the media and the push...

The API Economy and Digital Transformation in Financial Services: Open Banking

Institution(s): Warwick Business School

by Markos Zachariadis, Pinar Ozcan

Open banking: Impact of the adoption of public APIs on the financial services industry. The promise in application of open APIs is to create efficiencies and improvements for end-customers, as...

Does regulation aimed at encouraging competition and innovation conflict with requirements for KYC, AML, etc.?

Institution(s): University of Canberra

by Geoff Nicoll, Milind Saythe, Paula Chadderton

Do Australian KYC/AML laws conflict with privacy, innovation and competition legislation? The main objective of the research “Regulatory Focus on Competition and Innovation in Payments Services” is to determine whether...

From Paper-based to Electronic Securities Post-Trading: Financial Automation and the Case of CREST

Institution(s): Copenhagen Business School

by Christiana Parisi, Hermann Rapp

Learning from a ‘back-office revolution’ that transformed post-trade processing. The paper, “From Paper-based to Electronic Securities Post-trading: Financial Automation and the case of CREST”, focuses on the transformation of UK...

A Critical and Empirical Examination of Currently-used Financial Data Collection Processes and Standards

Institution(s): Columbia Business School Stevens, Institute of Technology, Susan Yount

by Steve Yang, Susan Yount, Suzanne Morsfield

A critical and empirical examination of four currently-used financial data collection processes and standards Data standards, and standards in general are an often under-appreciated, if not misunderstood element of everyday...

A Global Perspective of Women in Finance

Institution(s): Manchester Business School, University of New South Wales

by Renée Adams, Tom Kirchmaier

What will it take to get more women onto boards in the financial services industry? Whilst it is an accepted view that female participation in the workforce is a necessity...

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