SWIFT security update

Security notice

SWIFT statements on recent customer security incidents


SWIFT Latin American Regional Conference 2016

28 June 2016 to 29 June 2016, Mexico City

Innotribe calls on the best startups in Africa

Innotribe announces the winners of its 2016 Startup Challenge for Africa

African startups win a 10,000 USD prize each and a chance to share their insights about innovation in Africa with FinTech experts from around the world

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FIN messages
on 25 May 2016
FIN messages
in May 2016
Total messages 2016 Growth YTD Network availability 2016
25.24Mio 439Mio 2,539Mio 5.06% 99.999%
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In the spotlight

Gottfried Leibbrandt on cyber security and innovation

SWIFT CEO reveals Customer Security Programme at industry conference

Innovation and compliance top agenda at Moscow Business Forum and ROSSWIFT AGM

Moscow Business Forum and Rosswift AGM bring together over 400 participants under the theme “Innovating today for a stronger future”

SWIFT customer communication: Cooperating on cyber-security

Information sharing and community cooperation to reduce cyber risks

Compliance – what lies ahead?

FATF Recommendation 16, Compliance ‘attestations’ spark discussion at Business Forum London

Discover Sibos

Sibos is the world's premier financial services event

SWIFT shares industry insights from annual Business Forum London event

SWIFT’s polling results identify securities settlement as an area to be most impacted by distributed ledger technology in the next five years

2016: A pivotal year for Blockchain

Visitors to the SWIFT Business Forum London 2016 would have been forgiven for experiencing a few Sibos 2015 déjà vu moments –...

SWIFT and Accenture outline path to Distributed Ledger Technology adoption within financial services

New paper analyses the opportunities and challenges of distributed ledger technology in financial services; identifies key factors for success

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.

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"By providing a global summary of an institution's SWIFT traffic activities, the SWIFT Profile can help banks to focus their due diligence efforts and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their KYC assessments."
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