Financial Security

FinTech (contraction for financial technology) is a label that applies to all the financial services provided using digital technologies, it ranges from mobile payments to insurance, from crowd-funding to cryptocurrencies. Due to the highly sensitive nature of the FinTech transactions, it is mandatory to provide solutions and abide by standards that can keep the entire ecosystem secure.

Our focus:

  • Security and risk assessment of strong customer authentication solutions
  • Compliance with fintech regulations (e.g., PSD2 and PCI-DSS)
  • Cyber threat intelligence

Related Publications

  • Federico Sinigaglia, Roberto Carbone, Gabriele Costa, Nicola Zannone
    A Survey on Multi-Factor Authentication for Online Banking in the Wild
    In: Computers & Security Journal (COSE) (DOI, complementary material, news)
  • Salvatore Manfredi, Silvio Ranise and Giada Sciarretta
    TLSAssistant: uno strumento per mitigare i problemi di sicurezza di TLS
    In: ICT Security Magazine (URL, news)
  • Federico Sinigaglia, Roberto Carbone, Gabriele Costa, Silvio Ranise
    MuFASA: A Tool for High-level Specification and Analysis of Multi-factor Authentication Protocols
    In: Emerging Technologies for Authorization and Authentication (ETAA 2019) (DOI, complementary material, news)

Related Theses

  • Alessio Valenza (Bachelor's Thesis, University of Trento, 2020)
    Autenticazione bancaria post-PSD2: siamo al sicuro? Analisi automatica del rischio di protocolli di autenticazione
    Supervisor: Silvio Ranise | Co-supervisors: Giada Sciarretta, Marco Pernpruner