Technology / Social Media

  • Fintech Personal Finance Market to Top 2.7trn by 2023
    Fintech Personal Finance Market to Top 2.7trn by 2023

    How technology is changing our relationship with money

    The last decade has seen a surge in the number of fintech startups, using technology to make it easier for people to make payments, invest, or get loans. These innovative platforms have not only eaten away at the monopoly power of banks and other established financial players, but also allowed customers to take greater control…
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  • Most Spam Emails Originate in China, the US, and Germany
    Most Spam Emails Originate in China, the US, and Germany

    Three things we should all be aware of when receiving e-mail

    Even though we get less spam, such emails are still a major threat to internet users. Spam often contains not only commercial information but also links that lead to phishing or malware sites. And spamming techniques keep constantly evolving.
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  • Scam Alert: New Tech Creates Fake Voicemails
    Scam Alert: New Tech Creates Fake Voicemails

    How 'voice cloning' can weaponize the sense of urgency

    Everyone knows to be on the lookout for phony emails – especially at work. Scammers can easily make messages that appear to come from anywhere – from your boss’s account to the office printer. But what about voicemail?
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  • Now Entering The Post-Digital Era…
    Now Entering The Post-Digital Era…

    How insurers are 'weaving real-time risk protection' into the client's everyday life

    Insurance organizations are taking bold steps into a new age—one that tailors itself to fit every moment. It’s an era when insurance products and services evolve and adapt according to customer behaviors and context—from hyperpersonalized marketing to telematics-driven auto insurance that rewards safe driving, to parametric travel policies that instantly pay compensation when a flight…
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  • Biggest Cloud Breaches of the Decade: What Did We Learn so Far?
    Biggest Cloud Breaches of the Decade: What Did We Learn so Far?

    While advances in protection are considerable, so is the sophistication of cyber-criminals

    While advances in protection are considerable, so is the sophistication of cyber-criminals February 13, 2020. The last decade accounted for over 4 billion records tampered and stolen. Ten of the 15 biggest data breaches of all time took place in the 2010s. With more companies and individual users transitioning to cloud environments, the number of data…
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  • The State Of Our Cyber-Safety
    The State Of Our Cyber-Safety

    Only 17% of organizations globally considered “Leaders” in cyber resilience

    Despite higher levels of investment in advanced cybersecurity technologies over the past three years, less than one-fifth of organizations are effectively stopping cyberattacks and finding and fixing breaches fast enough to lower the impact, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
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  • Scam Alert – “Can You Hear Me?”
    Scam Alert – “Can You Hear Me?”

    Scam Calls Detected in Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island Look To Record Your Voice

    The Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont is warning consumers of the “Can you hear me?” scam. This is not a new scam, but it has made a reappearance since the beginning of this year.
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  • Are Your Effectively Connecting With Your Clients?
    Are Your Effectively Connecting With Your Clients?

    More than half of consumers across the globe don't feel recognized when interacting with businesses digitally

    Today's businesses need to deliver more than personalized products and offers, they need to deliver on customer expectations for security and convenience at every moment. Released today, Experian's annual Global Identity and Fraud Report found that the keys to meaningful online customer engagement are identifying and recognizing consumers time after time.
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  • Unlocking Data To ‘Flip The Script’ On Risk Measurement, Underwriting
    Unlocking Data To ‘Flip The Script’ On Risk Measurement, Underwriting

    How Sproutt looks to effect a new, positive beginning for life insurance

    by Assaf Henkin

    Historically, the insurance industry has focused on detecting "negative" customer attributes such as having a poor driving history or being a smoker, in order to justify increasing the price of an individual’s insurance. However, these days progressive insurance companies are flipping the script to reward positive attributes such as driving less or safer, and living…
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  • Digital Bank Does Not Exist… Yet
    Digital Bank Does Not Exist… Yet

    Fintech expert calls for a reevaluation of a Digital Bank concept claiming it should not have more than 10 employees if fully digitalized

    The rise of innovative technologies in finance naturally sparked an interest in digital banking. No wonder it has become a catch-all thing - while the competition in disruption is quite intense, many traditional banking institutions are currently attaching themselves to the idea of a digital bank in order to look more modern.
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  • Digitalization Is Transforming Insurance For Consumers and Suppliers Alike
    Digitalization Is Transforming Insurance For Consumers and Suppliers Alike

    Still, human interaction will continue to play a role

    Digital transformation empowers consumers to be more informed and independent than ever before, and equips insurers with the tools to cater to customers’ current and future needs. This leads to the development of new data-driven business models, impacting the entire insurance value chain, the latest sigma “Data-driven insurance: ready for the next frontier?“ says.
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  • Data Privacy for Small Businesses
    Data Privacy for Small Businesses

    How to 'bake privacy protection' into your entire online presence

    If you want customers to trust you, respect their personal data. Be sure to bake privacy protection into everything your business does. As we approach Data Privacy Day (January 28), the Better Business Bureau and the National Cyber Security Alliance offer the following tips to ensure that your business makes privacy a priority.
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  • LIMRA Establishes Data Exchange Standards for Non-Medical Workplace Benefits
    LIMRA Establishes Data Exchange Standards for Non-Medical Workplace Benefits

    A  new standard for data-exchange

    LIMRA today released the first set of data exchange standards focused on post-enrollment data for the employee benefits market.
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