Global council adds DeFi banking firm Scallop to help secure payment data

[ad_1] A council formed by traditional finance conglomerates American Express, Discover, Visa and Mastercard welcomes a decentralized finance (DeFi) banking firm to its participating organizations that help improve payment data security worldwide. Scallop, a regulated DeFi banking app recently announced its entry to the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), a global community with a goal to improve payment data security worldwide. According to the DeFi firm, it will be working with the PCI SSC by assisting in the ongoing development and adoption of the PCI Security Standards. Lance Johnson,…

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Global banking regulator plans to hold consultation on crypto exposure

[ad_1] The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has said it will be publishing a consultation paper aimed at banks reducing their risk of exposure to crypto.  According to the Switzerland-based Bank of International Settlements, or BIS, the Basel Committee will publish the paper on crypto exposure this week following its decision to hold a public consultation on the matter. The announcement came during a Friday meeting, during which the committee also discussed the impact of the current pandemic on the banking system as well as any proposed policy initiatives: “While…

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