The SWIFT Institute

Bridging the gap between academia and the financial industry

  • Funding independent research
  • Supporting knowledge-led debate
  • Bringing science and practice together

07 Jan 2018

SWIFT Institute challenges university students to help secure personal banking data

The 2018 SWIFT Institute Challenge calls on Australian-based students to devise new ways and means of protecting personal information in an open banking environment. The SWIFT Institute launches third annual...

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02 Jan 2018

New Research Grants on Offer from the SWIFT Institute

The SWIFT Institute invites proposals for new research grants on two key topics impacting the financial industry: Driving Global Instant Payments: Challenges & Opportunities Shortening the Settlement Cycle: The Move...

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02 Nov 2017

Presentations and Scribes from our Sibos 2017

We hope that you enjoyed our sessions at Sibos 2017 Toronto.  The presentations and scribes of the sessions are available for download: Monday : Trumping Regulation: Where are we headed...

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20 Oct 2017

Team Pulse OS from the University of Toronto wins SWIFT Institute university challenge

Eight teams of Canadian university students competed to win the prestigious SWIFT Institute cyber-security challenge Toronto, 19 October 2017 - Team Pulse OS from the University of Toronto were announced...

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09 Oct 2017

SWIFT Institute Newsletter Velocitates Issue 14

Our latest newsletter Velocitates Issue 14  is ready for downloading!

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04 Oct 2017

Forces Shaping the Cyber Threat Landscape for Financial Institutions

Protecting financial networks not only requires financial institutions to improve the security of their own systems, but to change the security balance of the entire internet environment. Cyber threats to...

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02 Oct 2017

Sharing Insider Threat Indicators: Examining the Potential Use of SWIFT’s Messaging Platform to Combat Cyber Fraud

Cyber actors are operating under a shared services model giving them access to infrastructure, tools, targets and the ability to monetize their exploits. As a result, organizations across industries must...

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The Cyber Security Ecosystem: Defining a Taxonomy of Existing, Emerging and Future Cyber Threats

This report presents a new Cyber Threat Taxonomy, Cyber Attack Taxonomy and Knowledge-based Cyber Resilience Framework. The research shows that despite high-profile cases in the media and the push from...

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Call for Proposals

Two new Call for Proposals on offer - Driving Global Instant Payments: Challenges & Opportunities and Shortening the Settlement Cycle: The Move to T+2 and its Implications

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The SWIFT Institute is dedicated to fostering research and disseminating knowledge and information about the financial services industry. The Institute funds and publishes independent research and brings together academics and practitioners to inform, debate and learn from each other.


Annual Report 2017

The SWIFT Institute Annual Report 2017 is now available.


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