Join Alyne founders, Karl Viertel and Stefan Sulistyo on The RegTech Report. Your update on all things RegTech. Their mission is to bring you the latest news, speak with industry pioneers and muse about the latest tech.
DNA Ancestry Pages, Cryptography & Ransomware Attacks
DNA Ancestry Pages & Data Privacy. The use of DNA information from ancestry websites that can be used to draw family trees and potentially help solve criminal investigations. One person's DNA could be enough to identify hundreds or even thousands of their genetic relatives - none of whom have consented to law enforcement checks. In effect, one person can sign up their entire extended family. Then, we introduce a new segment: Cyber Basics. In this episode's Cyber Basics segment, Karl & Stefan discuss: Cryptography and Ransomware Attacks. Plus, Top 3: Worst Stock Images.
ESG Frameworks & New Focus on ICS & Financial Reporting in Germany and The UK
Karl and Stefan discuss ESG Frameworks. ESG topics in regard to placing it into a risk reporting framework, is reasonably new, which is evident in many of the currently available frameworks – perhaps more accurately, 'structures and thoughts'. So, how do you go from assessing the Megatrends, to creating a specific methodology to report on ESG risk?
In the second segment, Karl is joined by Claudia Howe, Alyne's Regional Head of Sales, to talk about the Finanzmarktintegritätsstärkungsgesetz (FISG). (Yes, this is a real word). FISG is a new German regulation that further amplifies that requirement for a well functioning ICS and risk management function. This activity however, is not just limited to Germany, but will take place in the UK too, with the upcoming UK SOX.
Then, our Top 3 reasons you might cancel (last minute) your flight to space with Richard Branson.
Continuous Controls & The Eastern Seaboard Fuel Crisis
What role do Continuous Controls play in an organisation? From preventing or mitigating potential losses to helping maintain powerful regulatory activity; all while saving money by reducing compliance costs, manual monitoring costs and costs incurred due to losses. Also in this episode, the Eastern Seaboard Fuel Crisis and the impact of cybersecurity in it. Later in our news segment, our hosts discuss Apple's accusations of using forced labor, WhatsApp's new end user agreement and N26 under the scrutiny of the German regulator BaFin. To close our episode, Karl & Stefan's Top 3: Things You Do When You Get Vaccinated.
Efficiency: Supply Chain Management & Vaccine Passports
How can organisations avoid exposure to risks directly connected to their supply chains? Lessons learned in Supply Chain Management from the crisis generated by the blockage of the Suez Canal. Also in this episode, Vaccine Passports and the potential issues they bring with them. Concerns are rapidly rising in relation to privacy issues, equality and practicality. To close our efficiency-focused episode, Karl & Stefan's Top 3: Archaic Business Requests.
ESG Risks, Mega Trends and Data Residency
ESG topics and global Mega Trends are gaining fast momentum - with regulation increasing and likes of reporting being made mandatory in some sectors. Karl and Stefan discuss ESG Risk Management as a hot topic to watch.
In the second segment, they discuss an older topic of Data Residency which seems to be gaining steam again. What is the legal view? Why is there avoidance of the public cloud and preference for own tenancy? Are we in a bubble, or is this a trend?
Then, Karl and Stefan's Top 3 'Corporate email fails'.
Financial Controls, Modern Assurance Mechanisms and 'The Internet'
Karl and Stefan talk about access to the internet and how it influences various democratic processes. In the second segment, Karl talks to Frederick Geyer, Alyne's specialist for Control Frameworks based out of the US, to discuss Financial Controls and modern assurance mechanisms. What approaches should be taken in the design and testing of internal Controls? How do you go about achieving financial integrity and resilience? How is technology facilitating this process?
Then, Top 3: YouTube categories on Karl and Stefan's playlist.
First dedicated Regtech podcast
there are many fintech podcasts, this is the first one dedicated to regtech topics