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Security – a Major Focus for Treasurers

 Security – a Major Focus for Treasurers

An Executive Interview with Martin Bellin, Founder and Managing Director, BELLIN Group


In this edition, we welcome Martin Bellin, founder and managing director of BELLIN Group, a global leader in providing web-based treasury software and services for multinational corporations headquartered in Germany, with offices in North America and the UK. In this interview with Helen Sanders, Editor, Martin discusses the issue of security, which has become front of mind for corporate treasurers and finance managers globally.

 

Martin Bellin
Martin Bellin

Why has security become such a major focus for treasurers recently?

Over the past year or two, we have seen a series of significant security events around payment execution, from Leoni in Germany through to ABB in South Korea and SWIFT in Bangladesh, together with many lower profile fraud events in many other organisations, both successful and attempted. These events are taking place at the same time as a new payments landscape takes shape, creating not only potential challenges but also opportunities.