AICybersecurity

Kount Introduces Industry’s First Complete Solution for Criminal, Friendly Fraud

BOISE, ID–Kount, the leader in AI-driven fraud prevention, today introduced the most comprehensive solution to protect digital businesses from criminal and friendly fraud. Kount’s Friendly Fraud Prevention Solution features Visa Merchant Purchase Inquiry (VMPI), a component of Visa’s Claim Resolutions process, which helps businesses save the sale, prevent chargebacks and …

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Cybersecurity

Zebu Closes $4-Million USD in Seed Funding to Work With Small and Mid-Sized Businesses on Security and Communication

Waterloo-based Zebu launched its secure business management platform in Canada this October and has already amassed around 5,000 users WATERLOO, ON–Zebu is excited to announce that after closing its most recent funding round, it has now secured a total $4-million USD to date. The Waterloo-based tech startup has launched a …

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AppointmentsCybersecurity

Restructuring at Desjardins Group

MONTREAL, QC–In response to the events of recent months, Desjardins Group President and CEO Guy Cormier has announced major changes to the organization’s structure. Several months ago, Desjardins launched an internal review of the privacy breach. Based on the findings of this review, Desjardins is announcing that it is restructuring …

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Canadian Equipment Finance Winter 2019 IssueCybersecurity

The need for secure digital identities

By John D’Apolito Trust, security and confidence in partners are the fundamental underpinnings of supplier/procurement relationships, especially today’s digital supply chain. For without current information, such as potential red flags or insights into ethical practices, partners will be cautious. These trading relationships require secure digital identities. Enhanced digital identities are …

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Canadian Equipment Finance Winter 2019 IssueCybersecurity

How Ottawa can fight cyberthreats

By Scott Talbott Technology has transformed our lives in myriad ways. We can send messages, post images, stream videos and effortlessly connect with each other instantaneously. We can take courses, obtain medical diagnoses, shop, read customer reviews and easily compare prices between items online. Entrepreneurs and business owners can now …

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Canadian Equipment Finance Fall 2019 IssueCybersecurityFinTech

Referees of the Digital Age

By Angela Armstrong Fairness isn’t easy. It posits that fairness requires, in some form, a “referee”. So, I started wondering about fairness, and referees, in the digital age. Humans are fallible. But data (at least until it gets interpreted by someone) is arguably neutral. You’ve probably heard of Cambridge Analytica. …

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CybersecurityIdentity VerificationOnboarding

New report examines dueling priorities in banking: Identity verification and customer experience

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA—Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced availability of “Identity Verification: Successful Strategies to Minimize False Positives and Risk,” a new report commissioned by Melissa and produced by Aite Group. The paper explores the challenge of verifying identity without …

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