REALSEC helps Mexican ‘fintechs’ to comply with regulations and securize their processes
Since the beginning of the pandemic, financial transactions and digital payments have grown considerably, being something that has come to stay and that continues to increase every day. Aware of this situation, both banks and Fintech keep in mind that the securization of these processes and the implementation of robust protection solutions for Methods of Payment is strategic in the development and trust of their business.
Above all, Segurilatam has interviewed Jesús Rodriguez, CEO of REALSEC, on the occasion of the presentation of the study, prepared by IDC, Fintech and Banking. Security Trends & HSM.
As a summary, we can say that online transactions have increased since the beginning of the pandemic. However, many fintech application users do not adequately protect their devices. For financial technology companies in Mexico, a study of Realsec reveals that only 42% have a global cybersecurity strategy.
In the specific case of Mexico, the study Fintech and Banking. Security Trends & HSM was released last October, developed by IDC and sponsored by REALSEC, a technology company with an international presence specialized in cybersecurity for banking and payment service providers, the business sector and agencies.
Consulted by Segurilatam, Jesús Rodríguez, CEO of Realsec, said that the report aimed to “know the state of the art of fintech companies in cybersecurity. Also, in specific aspects such as the identification and authentication of its customers, the securization of transactions and the protection of the data of its users”.
Among other findings, “the study reveals that only 42% of companies operating in the Mexican fintech sector have a global cybersecurity strategy and 96% recognize the importance of protecting their customers’ transactions and data by using encryption as the best measure to use within their cybersecurity strategy,” says Rodríguez.
We invite you to read this full report and REALSEC’s CEO interview at the following link REALSEC helps Mexican ‘fintechs’ to comply with regulations and securize their processes