SWIFT security update

Security announcements

SWIFT statements on recent customer security incidents


RMB growth steadies in 2016

Setting solid foundation for further internationalisation

Cyber security chapter 2

Cyber security in the financial industry

Video Series Part 2: Managing the Rise in Cybercrime


Addressing the unintended consequences of de-risking

New SWIFT paper provides industry insights into its impact, and what banks can do to protect their correspondent connections

Release 7.2

Release 7.2 is coming

Have you planned for the change to your systems?

Customer Security Programme

SWIFT launches dedicated customer security programme

Reinforcing the security of the global banking system

Cyber security

Engaging with the community on cyber security

SWIFT underlines the credentials of its Customer Security Programme at industry cyber security event

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FIN messages
on 29 July 2016
FIN messages
in July 2016
Total messages 2016 Growth YTD Network availability 2016
26.10Mio 531Mio 3,738Mio 6.35% 99.999%
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News highlights

Press releases

Global events

White papers

In the spotlight

Reinforcing the chain

FATF Recommendation 16 highlights the end-to-end data quality challenge of financial crime compliance

ICICI and AXIS banks join SWIFT’s global payments innovation initiative

ICICI and AXIS are the first Indian banks to join the initiative

Discover Sibos

Sibos is the world's premier financial services event

Countdown to compliance

Help is at hand for securities firms implementing ISSA’s Financial Crime Compliance Principles

RMB growth steadies in 2016, setting solid foundation for further internationalisation

Special edition of SWIFT’s RMB Tracker, for the SWIFT Greater China Regional Conference 2016, provides data and analysis of the Chinese currency...

Financial Crime Compliance

When it comes to financial crime compliance, we understand the challenges of mitigating risks and costs. Our solutions are the result of working closely with our customers to understand and address their needs.

ICBC enhances data analytics with SWIFT’s Watch portfolio

Watch products and services provide Chinese bank with a deep analysis of their payments and trade finance traffic over SWIFT

Innovation and transparency, critical to Latin America’s growth and competitive prowess

The region’s potential is clear, but it calls for a steadfast commitment to collaboration, innovation, and transparency

SWIFT announces distinguished speaker line-up for Greater China Regional Conference

The conference underscores SWIFT’s commitment to supporting the economic growth and stability of China

Deutsche Bank Global Transaction Banking names SWIFT as preferred partner for Intraday Liquidity Reporting

Following analysis of available liquidity reporting platforms, SWIFT Scope has been highlighted as the ILR solution of choice for GTB at Deutsche...
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