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Australia passes Digital ID Bill

The Australian Government has passed the Digital ID Bill 2024 and Digital ID (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Bill 2024.


Bank of Ireland to equip call centres with single customer view and voice biometrics

Bank of Ireland is spending €34 million to overhaul its call centre operations, providing operators with a single customer view and introducing voice biometrics for added security.


NextGen Nordics 2024: A closer look at Confirmation of Payee

Moderating her last panel of the day, Finextra’s head of content Madhvi Mavadiya discussed Confirmation of Payee (COP) with Christina Fransson, senior payment product specialist of FIS in EMEA, Greg Huguet, European regional director at iPiD, Paulina Kudlacik, Confirmation of Payee scheme manager at the Nordic Payments Council, and Richard Ross, global payment market infrastructure expert at Swift.


NextGen Nordics 2024: Can behavioural biometrics fix fraud?

Moderating her second panel of the day - Fraud prevention and AML: the need for behavioural biometrics in this instant age - Finextra’s senior reporter Niamh Curran spoke to Megan Heald, senior project manager at NICE Actimize, John Sam-Kubam, senior vice president at Crown Agents Bank, Beju Shah, head of Nordic centre at the Bank of International Settlements, and Robert Woods, director international market planning and financial services SME at LexisNexis® Risk Solutions.


NextGen Nordics 2024: NPC promoting innovation and harmonisation in the Nordics

NextGen Nordics, Finextra’s annual payments event, kicked off on April 23 2024 in Stockholm, Sweden, bringing together an array of experts and leaders in the Nordics payments industry.


Lloyds warns against fraudsters on and Airbnb

With summer holidays on the horizon, Lloyds Bank is cautioning customers against scams as they book their vacations.


Bank of Ireland blames latest glitch on "technical issue"

Bank of Ireland (BoI) was hit by another outage on Friday when its mobile banking app went down for around four hours.


US and UK sign agreement to regulate AI models

The governments of the UK and US have signed what they claim is the first international bilateral agreement to regulate the risks of artificial intelligence (AI) models.


Banks told to expand risk management to cover AI

A report from the US Treasury has called on banks to bolster their risk management frameworks in order to avoid being overwhelmed by AI-powered fraudsters and cybercriminals.


Worldcoin banned in Portugal over privacy concerns

Worldcoin, the crypto biometric project fronted by OpenAI boss Sam Altman, has been temporarily banned in Portugal over data privacy concerns.


UK fintech to be elevated to 'ubiquitech' with Smart Data Roadmap, new report reveals

Chair of the Ubiquitech Group Dr. Ruth Wandhöfer has released a report offering practical recommendations for bolstering a digital economy that builds trust, provides access to sustainable infrastructure and secure data highways, and accelerates digital inclusion and education.


'Pig-butchering' tops payment scam threats

Pig-butchering, an investment scam involving fake crypto companies, has emerged as one of the top payment threats facing consumers.


MPE 2024: Tokenisation in the ecommerce space

In a panel discussing tokenisation, panellists Suzana Kordumova, product manager at Netcetera, Stephan Hackenberg solution sales director at Giesecke+Devrient, Matteo Gamba, head of product - global payments and fraud at Wayfair, and John Noltensmeyer CISO at Tokenex spoke on network tokenisation and what tokenisation can do for merchant payments.


MPE 2024: What does a smart city look like?

In a keynote presentation at Merchant Payments Ecosystem 2024 in Berlin, Hemlata Narasimhan, president of Elavon explored what a smart city could look like in 2030, using Venice, Italy as a case study.


Entrust opens talks to take over Onfido

Entrust, a provider of security services for payment cards, passwords and access controls, has confirmed that it has entered exclusive negotiations to acquire ID verification outfit Onfido.