Tassat Appoints COO Zain Saidin as New CEO

Tassat appointed its chief operating officer, Zain Saidin, as its new CEO. Saidin, who served as the company’s COO since February 2023, will now lead the technology company in its long-term growth strategy, Tassat said in a Wednesday (Nov. 8) press release. He succeeds Kevin R. Greene, who will continue his role as chairman of the board of directors. […]

Tassat® Appoints Zain Saidin as CEO to Spearhead Long-term Growth

Kevin R. Greene to continue role at Tassat as the Chairman of the Board of Directors November 08, 2023 08:18 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tassat Group, Inc., the leading provider of real-time digital payments solutions, today announced the appointment of Zain Saidin as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Saidin assumes the CEO position after […]

Don’t Throw the Blockchain Out With the Bathwater

The Biden administration has ramped up its regulatory war against blockchain-related businesses and applications, spurred by the economic and political fallout from the implosion of crypto exchange FTX in November. The crackdown began, justifiably, by targeting crypto-related scams and abuses of technology like dodgy trading of nonfungible tokens. More recently, however, the Federal Reserve and […]

The Future of Payments is Real-Time

Real-time payment networks work around-the-clock and offer many benefits, from flexibility to security. Instantaneous payments are already bringing vast improvements to the financial services ecosystem, as traditional payment methods like checks or ACH transfers have historically been inefficient and carry an increased risk for fraud incidence. There are several real-time payment channels that businesses and […]

Security Awareness Training Isn’t Working – How Can We Improve It?

Security awareness training isn’t working to the level it needs to. It doesn’t protect all industries and all people all the time. Social engineering, however, is getting better. The obvious questions are, why doesn’t awareness training work, and how can we improve it? First, we should separate awareness training from its primary focus: phishing. Phishing […]

PayPod: Bringing Banks into the Digital Future with Glendy Kam of Tassat

Are you interested in learning about decentralized payment solutions for banks? In this episode of PayPod, host Jacob Hollabaugh sits down with Glendy Kam of Tassat to discuss the benefits of implementing private, permissioned blockchain technology in the banking industry. Tassat Group, Inc. is the leading provider of private blockchain-based, real-time solutions for commercial banks. Watch this […]

CISO Conversations: Three Leading CISOs From the Payment Industry

SecurityWeek talks to leading Chief Information Security Officers in the payments industry about their role and experience as CISOs. In this edition, we talk to Rinki Sethi (Bill.com); Matthew Donnelly (FreedomPay), and Al Berg (Tassat). Becoming a CISO Current senior CISOs have rarely followed a traditional career path: that is, seeing the end target and plotting […]

FedNow brings innovation, fraud concerns, and conspiracy theories

Government-backed initiatives for real-time payments in the U.S. have lagged behind the rest of the world. However, the long-awaited FedNow is due to launch in a matter of weeks. While the launch is merely the first step towards a fully launched federally developed real-time payments system, it is long overdue. The private sector has carried […]

The Fintech Coffee Break – Kevin Greene, Tassat

Isabelle Castro sits down with Tassat CEO and Chairman Kevin Greene for Fintech Nexus’ podcast, Fintech Coffee Break. Hi Guys, welcome to the Fintech Coffee Break, I’m your host Isabelle Castro. This week we have a recording from my trip to New York in May, where I sat down with Kevin Greene from Tassat. Tassat provides […]