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  • Using Behavioral Insights to Aid in Financial Decision-making
    Using Behavioral Insights to Aid in Financial Decision-making DI Labs, NCR Financial Services & Common Cents Lab, Duke University Apr 25 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Does your financial institution’s mission include helping consumers achieve their financial goals, recover their financial health or otherwise benefit their financial lives?

    Occasional classes on financial literacy are simply not enough to accomplish this! – but we can help. NCR’s Digital Insight Labs is partnering with Duke University’s Common Cents Lab to give volunteering financial institutions the opportunity to take part in cutting-edge behavioral economics research experiments.

    In this webinar, you will:
    •Hear about groundbreaking experiments that help people get ahead with their goals
    •Learn innovative practices you can replicate in your financial institution
    •Sign up to be a pilot financial institution for new experiments to help improve your members’ and customers’ financial lives
  • PSD2 and screen scraping
    PSD2 and screen scraping Jason O'Shaughnessy, VP EMEA, Envestnet|Yodlee Apr 26 2017 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    -What are the impacts of the new changes with the regulatory technical standards (RTS)?
    -What does the screen scraping ban mean for banks?
    -What are some of the benefits that end-users can expect from PSD2? How about benefits for banks?
  • Introduction to Pretotyping: Cutting-edge innovation with David Siegel
    Introduction to Pretotyping: Cutting-edge innovation with David Siegel David Siegel, Innovator, Investor, and Strategist Apr 26 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Pretotyping is a growing technique for fast innovation, faster than developing an MVP. Pretotying is about doing the hardest part first, and the hardest part is almost always getting people to change their habits and try something new. Pretotyping allows you to experiment cheaply and look for market signals that you can then build into.

    In this one-hour webinar, you'll learn what pretotyping is, the six main forms, how to iterate quickly, and much more. You'll learn why pretotyping is usually better than building a prototype or an MVP, and how several of today's successful products came out of a pretotyping experiment. Applies equally to physical and digital products and services.

    This is for anyone interested in fast innovation: start-ups, marketers, intrapreneurs, product managers, and more. Pretotyping is a powerful tool that should be in every innovator's toolkit.

    David Siegel is a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur living in Switzerland. He played a significant role in the development of the Worldwide Web, has written five books, and coaches startups. He is now leading an open-innovation company focused on blockchain and the decentralized economy.
  • From Incident Response to a Continuous Monitoring & Active Threat Hunting
    From Incident Response to a Continuous Monitoring & Active Threat Hunting Stuart Davis, Director, Mandiant & David Grout, Systems Engineering Director, FireEye Apr 27 2017 11:30 am UTC 45 mins
    With over 13 years of front-line experience dealing with advanced threat actors from around the globe, our Mandiant team know how the bad guys think and can help you win the battle against cyber attackers.


    In this webinar, Stuart Davis and David Grout will cover:
    - Best practices in regards to Security as a Service
    - How organisations can move from an alert-led security to an intelligence-led security
    - How FireEye can provide the adequate tools, processes and expertise required to build a next generation security program
  • MiFIR Webinar Series - Unified ARM and APA reporting
    MiFIR Webinar Series - Unified ARM and APA reporting LSEG Apr 27 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Register now for this series of webinars to help educate firms on the different aspects of MiFIR reporting before the January 2018 go-live.

    London Stock Exchange Group and guest speakers will be providing clarity on how MiFIR will affect different industry segments across the most important parts of the regulation. Firms can turn MiFIR into an opportunity to improve their business, register to find out more.

    All sessions will include a live Q&A with the speakers and a chance to get all your questions answered.
  • The Performance Challenge: Providing Amazing Customer Experience No Matter What
    The Performance Challenge: Providing Amazing Customer Experience No Matter What Nick Panahi, Product Management, DataStax Apr 28 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Building and managing cloud applications is not easy. Delivering one with an amazing customer experience is even harder.

    Join us for “The Performance Challenge: Providing an Amazing Customer Experience No Matter What” webinar where we will deep dive into the challenges customers face with providing a consistent experience no matter where customers are, providing real-time access to data and how DataStax Enterprise can help.
  • Social in financial services: opportunity to engage or regulatory nightmare?
    Social in financial services: opportunity to engage or regulatory nightmare? Patrick Barnert, Qumram, Joy Macknight, The Banker, David Bruno, UBS, Courtney McQuade May 3 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    There is no doubt that social media is a valuable engagement platform for any business. So why have financial services firms been so slow to engage with customers via this channel?

    In this webinar we will discuss:
    * What is the truth about social media in financial services: do customers really want it, and if so, what for?

    * How are banks and other financial institutions reacting?

    * Is the use of social media for two-way communication in financial services a reality today?

    * What are the compliance and risk challenges associated with social media usage; how can they be mitigated?

    * Which financial institutions are leading the way?

    * Should banks build their own social platforms to avoid compliance and control issues?
  • Transforming Customer Experience Through an Always-On Data Platform
    Transforming Customer Experience Through an Always-On Data Platform Mike Gualtieri, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research | Rajay Rai, Head of Digital Engineering, Macquarie Bank May 4 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    According to Forrester Research, leaders in customer experience drive 5.1X revenue growth over laggards. And although 84% of companies aspire to be a leader in this space, only 1 in 5 successfully delivers good or great customer experience. Join us for our next webinar where Mike Gualtieri, VP and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research and Rajay Rai, Head of Digital Engineering at Macquarie Bank will share how Customer Experience can drive business results such as faster revenue growth, longer customer retention, greater employee engagement and improved profit margins.
  • Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) - enabler or obstacle?
    Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) - enabler or obstacle? Kristian Sørensen (Norfico), Tim Richards (Consult Hyperion), Adam Kissane (Deloitte), Marten Nelson (Token) May 9 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    With the new European Payment Service Directive (PSD2) the most talked about topics are the new access to account (XS2A) options that Payment Initiation Service Providers (PISPs) and Account Information Service Providers (AISPs) will get. But as the Directive not only aims to open the banking infrastructure to foster innovation but at the same time it also aims to increase security and reduce fraud.

    To achieve this ambition new requirements for the use of Strong User Authentication (SCA) play a central role of the Directive. The Commission have given the European Banking Authority (EBA) the responsibility to develop Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) for SCA. The process has involved discussion papers, 250+ comments from different parties and by the end of February, the "final draft" version of the SCA RTS was published.

    The panel will make sense of the alphabet soup of acronyms and discuss the requirements, the interpretations and the implications of SCA and the RTS.

    *What is SCA?
    *How can SCA be done?
    *Who must do SCA?
    *Who can do SCA?
    *How will SCA impact transactions and commerce?
  • Focus on Fintech: Episode 4: The History and Future of Payments
    Focus on Fintech: Episode 4: The History and Future of Payments Eric Hazard, MD, Cognito and more TBC! May 9 2017 3:00 pm UTC 30 mins
    You order an Uber through your phone. You get in, complete your ride, get out and say goodbye. You don't even take out a credit card or cash anymore but you know it's been paid for. So how does it work? Is it safe? And what's the future of our financial interactions?

    Uber and many other Fintechs have taken the interaction out of transactions but it's often unclear how they actually work, and many of them still reply on a traditional bank. So we've sent Eric Hazard to discover the ins, outs and dirty secrets of your favorite taxi apps, food delivery hubs and fintechs!
  • Fighting Fraud with Graph Databases
    Fighting Fraud with Graph Databases Kaush Kotak, Project Manager, Cambridge Intelligence May 9 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Modern fraud detection has significant engineering challenges. From managing the ingestion and scale, to the analysis of those patterns in real-time. We'll first take a look at how DataStax Enterprise Graph, powered by the industry’s best version of Apache Cassandra™, can meet those requirements to help you save the day.
  • Blockchain and Identity Rights: GDPR and Passwordless Authentication
    Blockchain and Identity Rights: GDPR and Passwordless Authentication Ben Matthews (BCS Consulting), Taylor Gerring (Ethereum), Greg Jendroszczyk (Piwik) May 9 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The discussion of data and identity rights is not a new one. However, with the upcoming GDPR in May 2018, the questions on the future of self-sovereignty are on the rise.

    Blockchain technology has been predicted to become a major gamechanger to how we address security concerns with data protection and authentication. With banks and other financial institutions holding some very precious data, it has never been more apt than now, to discuss the challenges head-on.

    Join this panel where experts will tackle:

    -How is Blockchain securing the Internet?
    -Biometrics vs password authentication
    -Should users have full control of their identity?
    -How can Blockchain help with KYC/AML challenges?
    -The Impact of GDPR on the Financial Services community: How do banks and FinTech start-ups prepare?
  • Biometrics - Creepy or Not? Debunking the Top 5 Myths About Biometrics
    Biometrics - Creepy or Not? Debunking the Top 5 Myths About Biometrics Bianca Lopes, VP Business Development and Strategic Marketing at BioConnect May 9 2017 5:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    I live in the world of biometrics and when I tell people what I do, they generally come back with two different reactions:
    1) That’s really cool and innovative, or
    2) That’s really creepy...

    In this webinar, I will address many of the common myths and misconceptions surrounding biometric technology. I will explain why this technology is so ground breaking and how when done properly it can make our world safer, more efficient and more user friendly.

    Common Myths and Concerns We Will Address:
    Does James Bond or Minority Report do a good job of portraying biometrics? Seems creepy...
    Is using biometrics safe? -- Are you using my real fingerprint? How do you protect the user?
    Do biometrics even work very well?
    Is one biometric type “better” than others?
    If I take on this new technology I’m afraid it will be outdated in 5 years, but I’m tied to it
  • Synthetic Identity: The Achilles Heel of Fintech and Cybersecurity
    Synthetic Identity: The Achilles Heel of Fintech and Cybersecurity Richard Parry, Consultant and Risk Manager, Parry Advisory May 9 2017 6:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    The system of identity in use for over 40 years in the U.S. and much of the West evolved as a necessary adjunct to managing consumer credit. As with credit management, it is a risk-based system in which identity is inferred from the consistency of people's data.

    Fintech – in general terms - is an enabler that is liberating speed, accuracy, and fidelity in many aspects of finance and payments and beyond. With it has come advances in biometric authentication that are successfully addressing account takeover and creating consumer identity, but are also driving a surge in synthetic identity as criminals seek to counter enroll directly in products, services, and access credentials.

    Join Consultant and Risk Expert Richard Parry as he discusses:
    - What synthetic identity is
    - Why it is so insidious,
    - Why it should be a priority for those seeking certainty and accuracy in fintech.

    We cannot assume that an identity that passed a bank’s Know Your Customer (KYC) controls is accurate or real.

    About Richard Parry:
    Richard is a career risk manager whose work spanned the globe in service to Visa International, Citigroup, and JPMorgan Chase. Specifically, his corporate executive responsibilities were over-seeing fraud operations, fraud policy, customer authentication and identity management. Entrepreneurially, he co-founded Turnkey Risk Solutions, a Delaware-based risk management company that applied specialized analytical science to identify instances when synthetic identities perpetrated first-party fraud.

    Currently, Richard’s Parry Advisory applies clear-thinking on identity, cyber and other risks. He works to enable clients to achieve desired outcomes through a structured methodology for discerning and factoring proofs over perception; knowledge-based decision-making instead of risk-based decision-making. Crucially, he eschews indignation for the thoughtful analysis of cause, effect, and remedy. Richard does not drink proverbial Kool-Aid.
  • AI for preventing fraud: What does the future look like?
    AI for preventing fraud: What does the future look like? Robert Maton (Sybenetix), Éric Sibony (Shift Technology), Javier Mira (FacePhi) May 10 2017 10:00 am UTC 60 mins
    What is AI and how is it different from traditional analytics?
    How is AI currently applied in context of different types of fraud and data sets?
    How does AI help people make smarter decisions and what does that mean for workflow and process + future roles working with AI
    What do companies need to do to be AI ready for fraud prevention?
    What does the future look like in terms of extension of AI capability and usefulness and how will this play out across into types of fraud and crime for example AML, Sanctions, employee misconduct etc?
  • Aktuelle Trends bei Sicherheitsverletzungen und Cyberangriffen in D/A/CH
    Aktuelle Trends bei Sicherheitsverletzungen und Cyberangriffen in D/A/CH Sven Schriewer, Director, FireEye May 10 2017 12:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Cyberkriminelle entwickeln ihre Taktiken, Techniken und Prozesse stets weiter und sind dabei häufig schneller als die Sicherheitsteams. Die Angreifer sind bestens organisiert und ihre Methoden werden von Jahr zu Jahr raffinierter – 2016 war da keine Ausnahme.

    In diesem Live-Webinar stellt Sven Schriewer, Director, FireEye, die Beobachtungen und Schlussfolgerungen der Experten von Mandiant aus der Untersuchung einiger der schwerwiegendsten Cyberangriffe und Sicherheitsverletzungen des vergangenen Jahres vor.

    Melden Sie sich noch heute an, um sich über die folgenden Themen zu informieren:
    •Neue Trends bei Phishing-Angriffen auf Unternehmen
    •Neue Entwicklungen in der Angriffstelemetrie und -methodologie
    •Datengestützter Überblick über neue Bedrohungen weltweit
    •Moderne Abwehrstrategien zum besseren Schutz von Unternehmen und Institutionen
    •Auswirkungen der Datenschutz-Grundverordnung auf Unternehmen in EMEA
    •Trends in EMEA, Nordamerika und APAC im Vergleich
    Neben den Untersuchungsergebnissen in der Regionen EMEA mit Schwerpunkt auf Deutschland, Österreich und Schweiz, enthalten Sie in diesem Webinar auch Informationen wie Sie eine proaktive Strategie zur Stärkung Ihrer Sicherheitsinfrastruktur entwickeln.
  • Phishing and Fraud: How can banks stay safe and alert?
    Phishing and Fraud: How can banks stay safe and alert? Jonathan Williams (MIDAS Alliance) May 10 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Phishing e-mail scams have been plaguing banks and their customers with many questioning how tight security is within the sector.

    How can scammers be stopped and how can banks educate internally and externally to prevent future mishaps?

    Join this panel where we will discuss:

    - General safeguards and measures that banks can put in place
    -The role of payment service user education in preventing phishing
    - Where does behavioural analysis fit alongside other security measures
    - Prevention of director/CEO and invoice fraud
    - Prevention vs detection and outcome/data sharing
  • Will Faster Payments Mean Faster Fraud?
    Will Faster Payments Mean Faster Fraud? Jeroen Mulder, Jim Wadsworth (Accura), Romana Sachova (CaixaBank), Dean Wallace (ACI Worldwide), Kaspar Gering (TransferWise) May 10 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    The faster payments initiative was put into place to ensure a better customer experience. However, with this comes the question -- will it also encourage faster fraudulent and insecure transactions?

    Join this panel where experts will discuss:

    ·How an industry-wide approach to data sharing is critical to better tackle fraud and wider financial crime
    ·How analytical tools present a significant opportunity to better protect all users of payments systems against fraud
    ·What is known about the size, scale and flow of stolen money through the UK’s payments systems
    ·What are banks doing on a global scale to tackle the potential challenges head-on?
  • AML and KYC: Best practices for the new era of compliance and security
    AML and KYC: Best practices for the new era of compliance and security Alex Ford (Encompass), Denisse Rudich (FireDrake Consulting) May 11 2017 11:00 am UTC 60 mins
    -How to better handle performing client due diligence on an ongoing basis?
    -What are the challenges of the traditional AML/KYC procedures?
    -What can we expect from the AML Directive that comes into force in June of this year?
    -What are the common mistakes FIs make when managing their data?
    -How can Machine Learning and automation help?
  • Crypto-Investing with David Siegel
    Crypto-Investing with David Siegel David Siegel, CEO, 20|30 May 11 2017 2:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Last year over $250 million was invested in companies and projects using blockchain technology and cryptographic tokens. This year we have seen about that much again just in the first four months. Token-based investments are rapidly turning into a significant asset class.

    David Siegel, CEO of 20|30, will explain what kinds of tokens are being offered, real-life stories of token offerings, how to purchase tokens, how to watch for scams, smart investment strategies, and why you should get in early.

    This is a 45-minute presentation with 15 minutes for questions.
  • The Hidden Security Risks of Mobile & Mobility in Financial Services
    The Hidden Security Risks of Mobile & Mobility in Financial Services Domingo Guerra, President & Co-founder of Appthority May 11 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Financial Services enterprises and quickly moving into the 21st century and adopting the BYOD, enterprise mobility and mobile workforce mentality. But with this they are unknowingly increasing the risks their companies face, creating thousands of new end-points with the potential for breaches, hacks and compromises.

    Mobility teams can manage devices through EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) software, but these platforms only go so far. Fully securing an environment from the hidden risks embedded deep in applications, and real time threats from compromised network connections and devices are threats that require a new Mobile Threat Defense strategy (as outlined by Gartner) including state of the art automation and machine learning. But how could, and should you implement this - and where do you start?

    Join Domingo Guerra, President & Co-Founder of Appthority as he discusses how Fortune 1000 financial services companies are implementing measures to solve their mobile device challenges. In this session Domingo will cover:

    - How to gain visibility of your mobile risks
    - How leading financial services companies secure mobile use, while maintaining productivity and privacy
    - How to get additional value from an existing EMM deployment while adding security coverage.
  • Blockchain 101:  Intro to Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and Smart Contracts
    Blockchain 101: Intro to Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and Smart Contracts Sunny Aggarwal, Blockchain @ Berkely May 11 2017 9:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Are you wondering how bitcoin and blockchain will revolutionize the way we live today? This seminar will help you learn more about the future of the technology and its applications. We will explore the fundamentals of Bitcoin, blockchain platforms, Ethereum, and build up a framework you can leverage to discover your own use cases. No prior knowledge required!
  • Securing Finance: Lessons Learnt So Far
    Securing Finance: Lessons Learnt So Far Roger Francis, Senior Consultant, Mandiant; Jeroen Herlaar, Regional Director, Mandiant May 16 2017 1:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    In 2016 FireEye observed an increase in the number of advanced targeted attacks leveraged against financial institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Much of the activity involved sophisticated financially motivated attackers targeting poorly defended institutions, and centred on the interbanking messaging system.

    Join Mandiant’s live webinar and hear real world experts as they discuss recent interbanking messaging system breaches, what lessons should be learnt, and how to avoid such pitfalls in the future.
  • Preventing a “Data Breach Unicorn” in the Financial Space
    Preventing a “Data Breach Unicorn” in the Financial Space Dr. Christopher Pierson, EVP, Chief Security Officer & General Counsel, Viewpost May 16 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    2016 saw the first Data Breach Unicorn with the loss of over 1 Billion records from Yahoo. How do we move forward in 2017 when the risks continue to increase, cybersecurity controls continue to under-perform, and cybersecurity professionals continue to be thrust into purely defensive positions in most financial organizations? This keynote we will explore the new normal for cybersecurity at financial institutions and FinTech companies, the latest attacks and trends & controls, and how to enable business through cybersecurity.

    About the Presenter:
    Dr. Chris Pierson is the EVP, Chief Security Officer & General Counsel for Viewpost - a Fintech payments company. He is a globally recognized cybersecurity expert and entrepreneur who holds several cybersecurity and technology patents. Dr. Pierson serves on the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and Cybersecurity Subcommittee and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute. Previously, Chris was the first Chief Privacy Officer, SVP for the Royal Bank of Scotland’s U.S. banking operations leading its privacy and data protection program. Chris was also a corporate attorney for Lewis and Roca where he established its Cybersecurity Practice representing companies on security and data breach matters.