Ulrich Scholten (guest) & Stefan Hansen

Ulrich Scholten (guest) & Stefan Hansen

Ulrich Scholten is an internationally active entrepreneur and scientist. He holds a PhD in information technology and owns several patents on cloud-based sensors. His research on cloud computing is regularly published in highly rated journals and conference papers. From 2008 - 2015, he was associated research scientist at the Karlsruhe Service Research Institute (KSRI), a partnership by KIT and IBM, where he researched network effects around web-platforms together with SAP Research.

Stefan Hansen is a Global Marketing VP at Cryptomathic and oversees Cryptomathic's marketing operations. As a Marketing Geek, Stefan's understanding of the technological aspects of Cryptomathic's solutions is second only to his appreciation of the subtleties of marketing. His expertise includes Digital & Content Marketing, Event Management, Product Marketing and Project Management (and 90's hip hop). Stefan holds a BA (Hons) in Marketing and a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Agile Cryptography for Turnaround Business Models of Retail Banks

Agile Cryptography for Turnaround Business Models of Retail Banks

Going forward, it is imperative for existing banks to develop a strategy for sustaining their current operations and expanding in a digitized, cyber-secured full-service model.

Remote Signing Services for Banks, TSPs and Industrial Customers - An Overview

Remote Signing Services for Banks, TSPs and Industrial Customers - An Overview

eIDAS provides the technical and legal framework needed for electronic identification and digital signatures to allow the banking industry to digitize its processes fully. This article introduces the technology required for remote signing at a qualified electronic signature (QES) level.

Hybrid Cloud & Key Management for Financial Service Platforms: IBM's New CCA 7.0 and the Mainframe z15

Hybrid Cloud & Key Management for Financial Service Platforms: IBM's New CCA 7.0 and the Mainframe z15

In response to changing and more dynamic market demands, banks and financial institutions are turning into financial service platforms. They increase the extent of their digital transformations across the hybrid cloud, guided by three motivating factors:

Customer Demand Helps to Co-Shape Banking Security and Cryptography Architecture

Customer Demand Helps to Co-Shape Banking Security and Cryptography Architecture

Client behaviors and expectations are behind the transformation that is currently reshaping the new banking security architecture. While clients want more digital banking and financial services, they still look to a bank’s physical presence as one that is symbolic for building trust, credibility, and the reputation of the institution.

Payment & Banking: Why IBM z/OS Needs a Banking-grade KMS for the Hybrid Cloud

Payment & Banking: Why IBM z/OS Needs a Banking-grade KMS for the Hybrid Cloud

The IBM mainframe series (“z-series”) has become a backbone for security, privacy and resilience in a large share of payment and banking related applications across the globe. This article explains why a cryptographic key management system (KMS) that supports the hybrid-cloud is a prerequisite to effective and compliant security management of these mainframes.

Retail Banking after COVID: How Agile Cryptography Streamlines Self-Disruption

Retail Banking after COVID: How Agile Cryptography Streamlines Self-Disruption

This article discusses the need for retail banks to continue moving forward with their digital transformation in the post-COVID age and explains why cryptography (when done right) can be a key enabler of a successful self-disruption process.

BYOK for MS Azure KEY Vault - Helping Banks Take Control of Their Keys for MS Azure, Dynamics, and Office 365

BYOK for MS Azure KEY Vault - Helping Banks Take Control of Their Keys for MS Azure, Dynamics, and Office 365

This article explores how Cryptomathic CKMS combines BYOK for the MS Azure Key Vault with banking-grade key lifecycle management; to address the concerns banks have regarding key management in the public cloud.

eIDAS - What You See is What You Sign (WYSIWYS) for Non-Repudiation

eIDAS - What You See is What You Sign (WYSIWYS) for Non-Repudiation

What You See is What Your Sign (WYSIWYS) is a term that is used to describe an enhanced level of data integrity within a digital signature system. Its purpose is to ensure that the content of a signed message cannot be altered, whether intentionally or accidentally (non-repudiation).

End-to-end Banking-grade Key Management - From On-premise to Multi-cloud BYOK

End-to-end Banking-grade Key Management - From On-premise to Multi-cloud BYOK

In this article, we will look at integration points and explain why it is important that a key management system is able to integrate with a number of applications across various environments (in-house data centers and public clouds).