Finance

New Global Study of Financial Sector Shows Deep Concern About Third-Party Cyber Risk, Reveals Major Opportunity to Improve Monitoring and Reporting

London, UK — 2nd April 2019 — BitSight, the Standard in Security Ratings, and the Center for Financial Professionals (CeFPro) today released a joint study shedding light on how financial institutions are addressing challenges associated with third-party cyber risk. Based on a survey of financial services professionals from around the world, the “Third-Party Cyber Risk for Financial Services: Blind Spots, Emerging Issues & Best Practices” report found that managing third-party cyber risk is critical to their businesses, but a lack of continuous monitoring, consistent reporting, and other blind spots are creating challenges that could leave organisations vulnerable to data breaches and other consequences.

4 Types Of Business Loans You Need To Know Of

When it comes to business loans, the first thing that a lot of less experienced entrepreneurs think about are bank loans. The fact is that banks have a very specific set of requirements, which generally includes a history of business operations, which small businesses that have just started to establish themselves in the field do not have. However, what these entrepreneurs don’t know is the fact that there are various other options to get loans for their business, each of them with their own conditions, terms, and rates, which are mostly significantly easier to get than when it comes to banks.

New Research: Financial Services Brands Can Win in Google Searches by Targeting ‘Direct Answers’

San Mateo, July 31, 2018 - Financial services companies looking to boost their online brand and traffic should focus on winning the prime place in Google search results called Direct Answers, new research from SEO and content marketing firm Searchmetrics reveals. Brands such as Bankrate.com, Investopedia.com and Wellsfargo.com are already successfully doing this.

Tech Trailblazers Awards for Innovative Startups Announced

The Tech Trailblazers Awards are pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of 2017 in fourteen categories. Tech Trailblazers Awards focus on startups under 6 years old, highlighting up-and-coming and established technology talent globally. Entries are judged by an esteemed panel of judges, all leaders in the respective fields, as well as by public vote. The judging was made all the more difficult given the high level of innovation and number of entries. 

Tech Trailblazers Awards Fifth Edition Winners and Runners Up

Data Science Could Boost Global Prepaid Market by $70 Billion

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3, 2017 – A new report by Juvo, the pioneer in mobile Identity Scoring, reveals that data-science driven mobile financial services will significantly impact the global pre-paid market, increasing operator revenues by as much as $70 billion. The report, Data Science: Driving Mobile Operator Digital Transformation, demonstrates how establishing financial identities for prepaid subscribers improves operators’ business performance and their broader pursuit of digital transformation, delivering up to 10 percent lift in Average Revenue Per User (ARPU), a 50 percent reduction in churn and a two-fold increase in lifetime value.