SWIFT Institute Student Challenge

Financial Solutions from the Next Generation

We are pleased to announce the finalists who will prepare to impress to win at Sibos 2017!

The SWIFT Institute Student Challenge 2017 was launched in Canada on November 2016 looking to attract the brightest minds that Canadian colleges and universities have to offer to solve how to make banking channels more secure from cyber attacks.

We are pleased to announce the teams that will be advancing to the finals at Sibos 2017 in October:

Canadian University/College Student Finalists Idea to be presented at Sibos
Simon Fraser University Nourhan Seifelnasr, Ghada Seifelnasr, Ahmed Seifelnasr Combat Credit Card Fraud
University of Toronto Natalia Mykhaylova New way to early detect security threat
University of Toronto Alhassan Kedr Shield – data encryption
York University Reza Soltani Use blockchain to verify identity
York University Mashruf Kabir Chowdhury Voice authentication and Neural Networks for online Fraud
University of Victoria Ishan Verma, IyanuOluwa Akanji, Mansi Lamba, Miguel Estrada, Sijia Xu Geolocation for authentication
University of Victoria Barath Gosakan, Oluwa Olumide, Mei Jia Liu, Prabjot Kaur, Maninder Singh Out of Band Transaction Detail Confirmation plus OTP
University of Victoria Puneet Chhabra, Divyash Rana, Jaspreet Kaur, Huawei Yang, Tanya Zhou Three factor authentication and anomaly detection with behavioural analysis

These eight teams will have a chance to WIN $20,000, and to gain recognition of their brilliant ideas at Sibos 2017 Toronto.  Congratulations and the best of luck to them!

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