Today, you would be hard-pressed to find an average customer who doesn’t conduct their banking through digital channels. Even more so now with the convenience of mobile banking, where it’s quickly becoming the preferred method of banking, due to the ease and convenience found at the tip of your fingers.
Widespread use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies in FSOs and financial crime risk management systems has encouraged debate around the ethical challenges and risks AI-based technology pose. AI technologies have significant impact on the development of humanity, and so they have raised fundamental questions about what we should do with these systems, what the systems themselves should do, what risks are potentially involved, and how we can control these.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies derive patterns from large quantities and diverse sources of data to generate relevant insights that influence decision-making, business operations and processes, and the customer experience. Finance is one of the most data-rich industries, which is ideal for the strategic application of AI and ML in areas like fraud prevention.
In a recent webinar series with NICE Actimize and CipherTrace, Digital Currencies: Understanding Expectations and Managing Your Risk, the team had a great discussion around managing crypto risk for financial services organizations. We’re happy to share the top FAQs from the session to help you better understand cryptocurrency and how it affects your organization.
Money laundering is a consistent problem plaguing society. It funds the worst elements of humanity, facilitating terrorist and criminal activities around the globe.
The financial industry is always evolving and innovating alongside technology advancements to improve efficiency, as well as enhance the overall experience for both financial institutions (FIs) and their customers.
In 2023, the Federal Reserve will be launching a new service called FedNow. Originally intended to replace the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network, FedNow is revolutionary in its scope, but it’s not just another new electronic payments initiative (FRB Services, n.d.). It represents a paradigm shift in the way funders will do business with all types of financial institutions – a shift that will happen even as more and more industries converge around shared technology under the yet-to-be-finalized SWIFT Global Payments Innovation Initiative.
It’s no secret that the way the financial industry is sharing information today is outdated. Our organizations’ AML and fraud systems are siloed and burdensome. When we do find some suspicious activity, we have limited access to data from the rest of our organization, let alone other organizations, to contextualize any red flags and confirm our suspicions.