Current trends and pain-points in the KYC process and the on-boarding of customers
March 27, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Current trends and pain-points in the KYC process and the on-boarding of customers

LeapRate Exclusive... As the technology landscape matures, so does the demand for adequate security measures. Consumers are demanding that information-collecting processes are less arduous and convenient, and corporates are answering. Just recently announced, IBM decided to streamline its KYC process by implementing blockchain technology to provide added efficiency for consumers to conduct interactions that require…

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DFSA launches Cyber Threat Intelligence Platform
December 07, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Cybersecurity in 2019 - what to expect?

Making an educated forecast initially expects us to recall on past 2018 cybersecurity breaches. The year began with a huge explosion - Specter and Meltdown (otherwise known as Chipocalypse). Not at all like this had ever happened to PC and cybersecurity. A huge number of frameworks, and also cloud configurations, were influenced. The effect, and…

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May 07, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

P2P crypto trading platform CoinTouch (and other) sites shut due to GDPR legal concerns

File this one under the title of Unintended Consequences. After gaining popularity among many Bitcoin and crypto token traders in recent months, P2P trading platform CoinTouch has announced on its website at cointouch.com that it is shutting down due to uncertainty which the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) presents to website operators. Chris Beach, who…

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gdpr are you ready
February 13, 2018 BY LeapRate Staff

MiFID II Is Now in Effect, but Will It Conflict with the Upcoming GDPR?

The following article was written by Scott Whitney, senior vice president of product management at communications compliance, archiving, and analytics company Actiance. Much has been written about Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) over the past year. But only recently people have people started to notice that…

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