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Verizon's 2017 Payment Security Report

Nearly half (44.6%) of companies failed to protect payment card data on an ongoing basis. Despite the dangers, Verizon’s research shows that while PCI DSS compliance is improving, even among the companies that pass validation, nearly half fall out of compliance within a year—and many much sooner.

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Verizon's 2017 Payment Security Report
Nearly half (44.6%) of companies failed to protect payment card data on an ongoing basis. Despite the dangers, Verizon’s research shows that while PCI DSS compliance is improving, even among the companies that pass validation, nearly half fall out of compliance within a year—and many much sooner. This report delves into the detail of payment...
56 FinTech Companies in Nigeria, Three Serve SMEs
Nigeria has an opportunity to establish itself as one of the hottest FinTech hubs. Professionals emphasize significant FinTech opportunities in Nigeria that could potentially redefine the financial services landscape over the next five years. Let’s Talk payments, has identified and listed 56 FinTech companies in Nigeria. Included in the list are...
MEDICI Powered By Let's Talk Payments
MEDICI is FinTech’s premier global knowledge database with 7,400+ FinTech company profiles, 200+ research items, 5,000+ insights from Let’s Talk Payments, and direct engagement. MEDICI is created, designed, and curated by a team of global FinTech experts who understand SME Finance Forums members’ need for global, contextual FinTech knowledge...
Toolkit for Impact Evaluation of Public Credit Guarantee Schemes for SMEs
Credit guarantee schemes (CGSs) are an increasingly popular form of government intervention in credit markets to ease access to finance for SMEs. CGSs are established to improve access to finance for SMEs and in some cases to deliver other important results such as investment and jobs. However, a crucial public policy question is whether or not...
Do Credit Guarantee Scheme Help De-risk SME Lending?
SMEs are responsible for delivering so many economic benefits, but a lack of access to adequate finance is one of the biggest constraints SMEs face worldwide. It is estimated that between 50% to 70% of SMEs in emerging markets are either not funded or under funded by the formal financial sector. To address these issues, the World Bank has focused...
How Financial Institutions, Fintechs Partnerships Aid in Inclusion
A variety of resources regarding financial institutions’ partnerships with fintech are included in this joint report from the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion and the Institute of International Finance. The researchers provide a look at how Destacame’s alternative credit scoring is enabling BBVA Bancomer to reach underserved customers...
How Banks Can Survive and Thrive In The Digital World
The team at AnalogFolk, London-based global digital creative agency, examine the trends impacting the financial services industry. The publication offers pathways to make tangible innovation happen through case studies, timelines and articles. FinTech, startups and demographic approaches are covered.
Sub-Saharan Africa mobile money
Sub-Saharan Africa has played host to almost half of all mobile money deployments worldwide, as well as almost half of all countries where mobile money is available. Earlier this year GSMA published the decade edition of the State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money and a two-part blog series specifically focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa. The...
Agricultural Lending: A How-to Guide
This toolkit introduces and explains step by step the key elements of success for financial institutions (FIs) to expand financial services to farmers. The content was developed around IFC’s global experience in assisting FIs with the development and implementation of agricultural finance products. The benefits of this work are synthesized in this...
Agricultural Lending Tools: Staff Training
The collection of training materials below can be downloaded, edited, and used by financial institutions to train their staff on a range of topics related to agricultural lending. They were developed by AgriFin's technical assistance projects with financial institutions in Africa and Asia.