Five steps for CIOs to secure multi-cloud environments

IT software and services company Tieto has outlined some of the key issues chief information officers (CIOs) need to consider when managing cloud-based services. The guidance comes from Simo Nurmi, head of enterprise cloud business development for Tieto. He has been working with cloud services for 10 years and provides guidance on finding the right multi-cloud solutions for clients. He points out that security management in multi-clouds may be complex, but it can be managed with the same kind of processes and practices that are already in place for data centres.

Five steps for CIOs to secure multi-cloud environments

Feb 02, 2018

IT software and services company Tieto has outlined some of the key issues chief information officers (CIOs) need to consider when managing cloud-based services. The guidance comes from Simo Nurmi, head of enterprise cloud business development for Tieto. He has been working with cloud services for 10 years and provides guidance on finding the right multi-cloud solutions for clients. He points out that security management in multi-clouds may be complex, but it can be managed with the same kind of processes and practices that are already in place for data centres.

iwoca wins major prize for open banking innovation

Innovation foundation Nesta has awarded a £100,000 prize in its Open Up Challenge to small business lender iwoca for its work on open banking technology. Iwoca was chosen as one of 10 winners from 150 applicants by an independent panel of judges for developing products assessed as most likely to have a positive impact on UK small businesses in 2018 and beyond.

iwoca wins major prize for open banking innovation

Jan 08, 2018

Innovation foundation Nesta has awarded a £100,000 prize in its Open Up Challenge to small business lender iwoca for its work on open banking technology. Iwoca was chosen as one of 10 winners from 150 applicants by an independent panel of judges for developing products assessed as most likely to have a positive impact on UK small businesses in 2018 and beyond.

Coffee drinkers help guide the future of car buying

Fintech software expert Codeweavers is researching the views and experiences of consumers in coffee shops across the UK as it develops its next-generation technology for car finance and e-retailing. The company’s User Experience (UX) team is conducting a series of short, sharp sessions with consumers on their car buying and financing views.

Coffee drinkers help guide the future of car buying

Dec 11, 2017

Fintech software expert Codeweavers is researching the views and experiences of consumers in coffee shops across the UK as it develops its next-generation technology for car finance and e-retailing. The company’s User Experience (UX) team is conducting a series of short, sharp sessions with consumers on their car buying and financing views.

Fintech disruptor Fair expands with funding from Siemens and BMW

US vehicle sourcing and funding app Fair has acquired the vehicle rental and delivery app Skurt in the latest stage of its rapid growth plans. The investment comes after Fair announced the closing of its latest round of strategic equity funding, which was led by next47, the Siemens-backed global venture firm. Other equity investors in the funding round were BMW, CreditEase FinTech Investment Fund, Millennium Technology Value Partners, 137 Ventures, G Squared, and Upfront Ventures.

Fintech disruptor Fair expands with funding from Siemens and BMW

Feb 08, 2018

US vehicle sourcing and funding app Fair has acquired the vehicle rental and delivery app Skurt in the latest stage of its rapid growth plans. The investment comes after Fair announced the closing of its latest round of strategic equity funding, which was led by next47, the Siemens-backed global venture firm. Other equity investors in the funding round were BMW, CreditEase FinTech Investment Fund, Millennium Technology Value Partners, 137 Ventures, G Squared, and Upfront Ventures.

CFPB publishes data access principles

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has outlined principles for protecting consumers when they authorize third-party companies to access their financial data to provide certain financial products and services, which will be significant for a number of fintech-based developments in the auto leasing market. These principles are intended to help foster the development of innovative financial products and services, increase competition in financial markets, and empower consumers to take greater control of their financial lives.

CFPB publishes data access principles

Oct 31, 2017

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has outlined principles for protecting consumers when they authorize third-party companies to access their financial data to provide certain financial products and services, which will be significant for a number of fintech-based developments in the auto leasing market. These principles are intended to help foster the development of innovative financial products and services, increase competition in financial markets, and empower consumers to take greater control of their financial lives.