Quantifying Sanctions Risk in the UK

The amount of money, resources and time a company chooses to invest in sanctions screening is a risk-based decision based on their perception of their sanctions risk. For most firms, the likelihood of finding a sanctioned name in their customer base is probably slim – some have millions of customers and have rigorous on-boarding processes. […]

Ransomware – Canary Tokens

We thought we would round off our series on Ransomware with something a little more off-piste and discuss an opensource product called CanaryTokens.  This novel technology provides an interesting capability and is great for encouraging unconventional thinking in the infosec space.  To begin, let’s break down the premise of this product. What are CanaryTokens?  CanaryTokens […]

An Introduction to the Future Tense of Work series

In the following series of articles, we will be exploring the Future Tense of Work honing in on the six major themes depicted in the model below. Looking at these six themes, four of them lie at the intersection of the three fundamental organisational dimensions. People, Process, and Technology, these are a necessary consideration during business […]

Financial Crime – Quality Assurance Planning and MI

This is the fourth article in a series on the topic of Quality Considerations for Financial Crime Teams.   Click here for the first article which set out some high-level definitions for Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) and how they need to work together.   Click here for the second article which went into a […]

SQA – Sanctions Assessment Centre Release v6.8

SQA have deployed the latest version of our Sanctions Screening Assessment Centre (SAC) v6.8, now available for User download. This latest release contains lots of new user functionality, including: New communication preference options and communication test function to improve communications options for accessing the SQA Server for lists download. The ability to include gender information […]