PSD2 and the Regulatory Technical Standards for Strong Customer Authentication

The 2015 Revised Directive on Payment Services (commonly referred to as PSD2) lays the groundwork for safe and secure payments across the European Union. PSD2 places a significant impetus on ensuring that adequate safeguards are put in place to prevent fraud and other unauthorized use of payment mechanisms.

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eIDAS and the Regulatory Technical Standards for Strong Customer Authentication

Last November saw the adoption of the Delegated Regulation on Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) by the European Commission. The objective of this regulation is to provide for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) and establish secure channels of communications.

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An introduction to the Regulatory Technical Standards

The European Commission adopted the Delegated Regulation on Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) in November 2017. These standards provide detailed specifications to achieve the strict security requirements for payment service providers in the EU.

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Digital by Default – The EU’s fully electronic public sector

The European Commission has been hard at work pushing out policies and guidelines to address the few remaining issues in its move towards a truly unified and digital Single Market.

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eIDAS and the new European Interoperability Framework – One step closer to the Single Market

The public sector accounts for a quarter of all employment and a fifth of the entire economic output of the European Union. Given the economic and social contributions of the public sector as well as it’s critical contributions as a regulator, it remains a key target for reform and a centrepiece for the push towards a Single Digital Market.

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Key Management for GDPR

How Good Key Management for the Enterprise & Cloud Reduces Compliance Risk and Mitigates the Impact of Data Breaches

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Exploring the synergy between eIDAS and the new European Interoperability Framework

The European Interoperability Framework (EIF) adopted in 2017 is the primary thrust in the EU’s effort to improve the efficiency of public service delivery across it’s member states.

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Certificates supporting the Payment Services Directive PSD2

The PSD2 Directive opens a considerable market for new solutions in e-banking, account information services and payment initiation services.

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PSD2 & eIDAS: Are social networking platforms replacing banks?

 "Banks aren’t places to store money anymore, banks are places to store data". This was the statement made by David Birch at the 2017 ISSE Conference in Brussels.

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