Do You Work For A Financial Services Provider? Then Take This Survey!

Forrester IT

Forrester is conducting research on how financial services companies are using Video to win, serve, engage, and retain customers. Uncategorized Banking brokerage Digital Banking Financial Services insurance retail banking video video strategy wealth management

Russian-speaking hacker targeting financial institutions

Computer Weekly

A Russian-speaking cyber criminal gang is targeting financial institutions in the UK, US and Russia, a Moscow-based security firm reports

Finland’s OP Financial Group outlines digital ambitions

Computer Weekly

Chief digital officer at financial services group describes how new technology is fundamentally changing the business

Financial malware more than twice as prevalent as ransomware

Computer Weekly

While ransomware continues to make the headlines, particularly in the wake of WannaCry, research has revealed that financial threats are 2.5 times more prevalent

Financial services CIOs above average for digital focus

Computer Weekly

IT leaders in the financial services sector realise they must undergo digital transformation as existing business models become outdated

Cyber attacks cost financial firms up to £1.6m a time

Computer Weekly

The costs associated with cyber attacks on the financial sector are rising as organisations face increasingly sophisticated threats, research shows

Salesforce DMP, Financial Services Cloud & B2B Analytics Intro

Perficient - Digital Transformation

What You Need to Know About Financial Services Cloud. What You Need to Know About Financial Services Cloud: A Case Study. With digital transformation at the forefront of all business strategies, the financial services industry comes with its own set of challenges.

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Financial institutions need to rethink security, say analysts

Computer Weekly

Financial services providers need to rethink their approach to information security, according to the results of a global survey

Financial cyber attacks increase as malware writers join forces

Computer Weekly

Financial malware attacks increased 16% in the second quarter of the year, driven by collaboration between the developers of two banking Trojans in the top the financial malware threats, says Kaspersky Lab

Dubai financial services regulator launches temporary licence aimed at fintechs

Computer Weekly

Dubai is making it easier for financial technology companies to test out their ideas through a temporary licence

Financial services firms advised to ditch private datacentres and invest in cloud

Computer Weekly

DTCC whitepaper claims financial services firms that shun cloud are at heightened risk of running into resiliency, security and performance issues

Figures suggest blockchain is a 'no brainer' in financial services

Computer Weekly

Blockchain has quickly established itself in financial services businesses, with companies in other industries likely to see a similar trend

BMW runs first Innovation Lab for financial services division

Computer Weekly

Five startups take part in luxury car manufacturer’s first “innovation lab” to develop financial technology solutions

Top 10 financial services stories of 2016

Computer Weekly

Here are 10 of the most popular fintech articles on Computer Weekly in 2016

Enterprise appetites for cloud-based financial apps on the rise, Gartner research suggests

Computer Weekly

Research into corporate appetites for cloud-based financial apps suggest demand is growing faster than expected, claims Gartner

Financial Conduct Authority concerned about cyber security of banks

Computer Weekly

The FCA expresses concern about the cyber security of banks after 9,000 Tesco Bank customers lost £2.5m in fraudulent transactions

Cyber criminals net £8bn from financial services in 2016

Computer Weekly

Organised cyber fraud gangs are turning their attention to online lenders and emerging financial services, potentially netting £8bn in 2016, a report reveals

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Financial sector faces era of cyber mega heists

Computer Weekly

Banks and other financial institutions are threatened by a new breed of elite cyber criminals running professional operations that will use any means to achieve their goals, says Barclays security chief

Confusion And Vendor Adolescence Stalls AI Innovation In Financial Services

Forrester IT

AI is a hot topic in financial services. And its easy to see why. Increasing margins on transactions, decimated by compliance costs and low interest rates, reaching new market segments, and automating routine tasks, makes AI innovation attractive. And in one sense, FinServ has always been about algorithmic innovation. There is no higher potential ROI than beating the market.

Why financial planning asks more of CRM than other industries

IT Toolbox

The demands on CRMs from the financial planning and wealth management markets are greater than from other industries. This is partly the result of regulatory pressures but in addition, money management platforms need to continue to interact with clients at a highly granular level as both customers’ financial needs and the condition of public financial markets change.

Free Report From O’Reilly Examines Best Practices Financial Firms Use In Cloud Transitions

CTOvision

Stricter regulations and changing technology have forced financial services organizations to make major changes in the way they handle sensitive data. With a focus on engineering and infrastructure, this O’Reilly report examines the tools and best practices that leading financial firms are using to migrate data to the cloud, build customer event hubs, and adhere […].

Financial Practices are Outdated for the Transformation Era - (And here's what you can do about it)

Social, Agile and Transformation

In talking with technology leaders about their transformational programs, the discussion often evolves to a gripe session on the mismatch between ingrained financial practices and the types of organizational practices required in transformation programs. Agile, cloud objectives misaligned with financial practices The gripes look like - We’re practicing agile on sprint and release.

In (Partial) Defense of Financial Jargon

IT Toolbox

Financial jargon — or as it is less charitably called, business BS — has been a mainstay of the industry since time immemorial. Anyone who has clicked “agree” to credit card terms and conditions without reading will know that financial jargon doesn’t affect day-to-dayBut it seems to have limited usefulness to anyone other than banking lawyers.

How To Ride The Technology Wave (And Not Get Swept Away)

Forrester IT

there’s enough emerging technology in financial services to fill a whole alphabet book. AI, blockchain, chatbot, digital identity, etc.

How to Protect your Personal and Financial Information

CTOvision

It’s evident that the essential aspect in your network or personal computer is the data that you have created. The main reason why most people are in a network or possess a personal computer is to store their data in a way that can easily be accessible. Whenever you want to input protective strategies such […]. Cyber Security data protection data security protecting data

5 Technologies Ready To Take The Financial World By Storm

IT Toolbox

When the financial industry changes it sends shockwaves around the world. We're just hoping the next time anything significant occurs it's fairly positive. There is a good chance it will be and it's all thanks to new technology. Although these technologies aren't brand new they've not quite hit the mainstream yet. Fortunately, it won't be the case much longer. Let's take a

Number of people hit by professional financial cyber attack grows after lull

Computer Weekly

Kaspersky Labs reports that the number of people hit by financial cyber attack grew in 2016 after falling in the previous two years

Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson of the Administration’s Meeting with Financial Regulators and CEOs on Cybersecurity in the Financial Services Sector

Doctor Chaos

Lew and Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco co-hosted a meeting with financial services executives, financial regulators, and Administration officials to discuss cybersecurity and the financial stability implications of a significant cyber incident. Today, Treasury Secretary Jacob J.

Running IT Like A (Financial) Business

Chuck's Blog - EMC

You wouldn’t try to run a business without good financial instrumentation — and the same is quickly becoming true for many progressive IT shops. It was perfectly acceptable to run around and manually gather key metrics at the end of a quarter or financial year.

Cloud gives financial boost to Alphabet, Microsoft and Intel

Computer Weekly

Cloud computing is making significant contributions to driving the revenues for companies in the technology sector, according to quarterly results posted by Alphabet, Microsoft and Intel

Did Move 37 Signal The Impending Death Of The Financial Services Industry As We Know It?

Forrester IT

A couple of years ago I wrote a post predicting a new business paradigm for financial services. This week I spoke on "The Experience Economy" at a client conference where attendees were primarily from the financial services industry.

Sub-prime lender links technology upgrade to financial problems

Computer Weekly

Lender partly blames new automation software for its poor performance

Twenty years of online banking has increased financial awareness

Computer Weekly

Online banking is helping people manage their finances better and reduce their debt as a result