Cybersecurity: key to earn customer trust

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has finally come into force and it is capturing the attention of businesses worldwide. The law sets a new global standard for data privacy and cybersecurity that applies to all businesses and organisations which process data of EU citizens even if the company is established in a non-EU jurisdiction....

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Trust issues surrounding data privacy

Awareness has never been rifer on where our personal data is going, who is harvesting it, and for what purpose. This was brought to prominence in March after 87 million Facebook users’ personal data had been collected, unknowingly, via a third-party app and shared with election consultancy Cambridge Analytica. It has been described as the biggest security breach of the...

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Top 20 FinTech Startups in Hong Kong

As a part of drawing the FinTech scene in Hong Kong, FinTechnews collects, tracks and analyzes hundreds of FinTech Startups. Today, the FinTech industry experiences the huge changes. So many few startups are slowly knocked out of the game while more and more players have been joining. After all deep learning into the startups’ performance, we filter and pack the...

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Security and Messaging in Asia

It’s no secret that Asia is leading the world in messaging with platforms like WeChat and Line. Yet when it comes to security, it’s a bit of a different story. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Cédric Jeannot, a cryptography and security expert, and the founder and CEO of APrivacy, a company that provides the banking industry with information...

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