Get it Right the First Time to Avoid Technical Debt

do it right the first time

Hiring a software developer with the expertise to add bells, whistles and work-arounds to legacy systems is great.  Until your legacy system becomes too complicated to easily navigate. Or you experience frequent bugs, errors or worse – data breaches. Some may say it’s a choice between speed and quality, particularly when there’s pressure to deliver … Read more

29 Information Security Questions for Prospective Technology Vendors

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Strong data security practices are essential to financial institutions’ business operations and reputations. Cybercrime is growing rapidly, averaging a reported cost to financial services companies globally of $18.3 million per firm in 2017, with information theft as the most expensive consequence., according to an Accenture and Ponemon Institute report Organizations worldwide are dedicating more and more … Read more

Katabat and GDPR: Our Commitment to Data Privacy

Private Sign GDPR Data Privacy

Katabat is committed to compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a new data protection regulation coming into effect in the European Union on May 25, 2018.  As Katabat processes personal data of EU residents on behalf of our clients, Katabat must comply with this regulation. The GDPR introduces requirements for organizations controlling or … Read more

Ahead of the Banking Curve: Let 2018 Be Your Year of Data Protection and Risk Mitigation

Padlock in Hand Data Protection, Security, and Compliance

The 2007/2008 financial crisis resulted in many new regulations imposed upon the banking industry. Ten years later, most of these regulations have been fully or nearly fully enacted. Examples include the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act as well as the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act in the US. Basel III … Read more

Katabat Achieves PCI DSS Level 1 Certification for Tenth Consecutive Year

WILMINGTON, Delaware—March 22, 2018—Katabat, a leader in customer experience management for consumer lenders, announced that the company has once again achieved PCI DSS 3.2 Level 1 certification. “This is the tenth consecutive year that Katabat has achieved the PCI DSS Level 1 certification,” said Ray Peloso, Katabat CEO. “This accomplishment reflects our ongoing commitment to … Read more

The Talk at CBA LIVE: Thoughtful Expansion of Technology and Customer Communication!

CBA LIVE 2018

The Consumer Bankers Association’s CBA LIVE 2018 conference was fantastic! There were so many great people, enlightening presentations, and reflective discussions. I am at the same time energized and exhausted! I was particularly excited that two topics getting a lot of attention were technology and customer communication. At Katabat, our purpose is providing our clients … Read more

International Data Privacy: Out in Front in the Outback

Outback data privacy chain link fence

This is the last in a series examining data privacy and the international data security regulatory environment. For the first installment, click here. For the second installment, click here. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of 2016 was the focus of my last post because of its wide-ranging approach to protecting sensitive data. … Read more

Liberty, Privacy, Data Security: Learning from Europe

Data security hacker in a black hood

This is the second in a series of three blog posts by Katabat’s Chief Information Security Officer, Arthur Haigh, examining the international data security regulatory environment. Read the other installments here and here.   Part of being a leader in information security is realizing that you aren’t going to prevent every attack. CISOs and CSOs advocate tirelessly for … Read more

Top 5 Security Measures—What Makes the Katabat Platform Ironclad?

katabat secure platform

Katabat was founded by financial and technology industry experts, so we fully understand your security and compliance needs. Safeguarding your information has been part of our mission from day one. Data security is part of our culture, and you can see that in our platform’s uncompromising security standards. But anybody can say they care about … Read more

Top 5 Security Measures—What Makes the Katabat Platform Ironclad?

katabat secure platform

Katabat was founded by financial and technology industry experts, so we fully understand your security and compliance needs. Safeguarding your information has been part of our mission from day one. Data security is part of our culture, and you can see that in our platform’s uncompromising security standards. But anybody can say they care about … Read more

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