Financial Networking Company Prepares for ‘Post-Quantum’ World

Data Center Knowledge

Two firms partner on security products they say will resist hacking even by a quantum computer Read More. Security

Can cyber-crime result in global financial systemic risk?

Trends in the Living Networks

Financial systems evolve, and even while banks continually improve their protection, there will be ways to attack banks. At a sufficient scale, that could impact money supply and the integrity of the global financial system. It is increasingly also about protecting the financial system.

5 Tips to Protect Your Financial Data


Around the world, millions of people are suffering from financial loss due to online hackers who are experts in stealing your personal information from the sites you visit, through the mobile apps you use. Check secure websites for financial transaction. Watch out for wireless networks.

IBM: Financial services industry bombarded by malware, security threats

Network World

The financial services industry is the target of a whopping 65% more targeted cyber-attacks than the average business, according to security watchers at IBM’s X Force. The number of financial services records breached skyrocketed 937% in 2016 to more than 200 million. Financial institutions were forced to defend against a 29 percent increase in the number of attacks from 2015, IBM stated. More on Network World: IBM: Tax-related spam up 6,000% since Dec.;

How to Protect your Personal and Financial Information


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

Fountainhead: Real-World Financial Services Cloud


Real-World Financial Services Cloud. NYSE is no stranger to Financial-Markets levels of reliability, and has clearly taken great pains to ensure that their experience carries-over to the CMCP. IT Financial Management. (4). Real-World Financial Services Cloud.

How AI can improve network capacity planning


Network capacity planning aims to ensure that sufficient bandwidth is provisioned, allowing network SLA targets, such as delay, jitter, loss, and availability, to be reliably met. It’s a complex, error-prone task with serious financial implications. Until recently, the network data necessary for insightful capacity planning was generally only available via static, historical, after-the-fact reports.

IDG Contributor Network: Don’t make risk and compliance the enemy of financial services innovation and reinvention

Network World

The financial services industry lives with a mixed blessing. Because our world is powered by transactions, both consumers and businesses alike look to the financial services industry to constantly innovate. That’s the good part of the mixed blessing: the opportunity to improve and reinvent. + Also on Network World: Financial services firm adopts agile for digital development +.

Regulators: cybersecurity poses biggest risk to global financial system

Network World

Last week, the chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission called cybersecurity the biggest risk facing the global financial industry. For example, cybercriminals recently stole $81 million from a bank in Bangladesh by using Swift, the global money transfer network. Cyber risks can produce far-reaching impacts," said SEC chair Mary Jo White.

Connections Redefining the Enterprise Network

Cloud Musings

Photo credit: Shutterstock The computer and the network that connects them are both inextricably linked to the success of any business. T]he network creates value in connection. Another impressive reality lies in how IoT is becoming the glue of the extended network supply chain.

Government Cloud Achilles Heel: The Network

Cloud Musings

Cloud computing is rewriting the books on information technology (IT) but inter-cloud networking remains a key operational issue. Layering inherently global cloud services on top of a globally fractured networking infrastructure just doesn’t work.

7 safety rules in social networks


Now, in the era of the Internet, it’s hard to imagine a person who does not use at least one of the social networks. Social networks are used by everyone – both young and old. Try to never conduct important business and personal negotiations through social networks.

Breaking down silos and building networks in financial services - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Announcing: Web 2.0 Part of my presentation covered how effective organizational networks underpin the ability to create value.

CIOs Need To Know: Is There Such A Thing As Safe Social Networking?

The Accidental Successful CIO

You can never be too cautious when it comes to social networking Image Credit. One area that is going to require a great deal of study on your part is the complex world of social networking : what is permitted and what is going too far?

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Huawei Global Analyst Summit 2018

Forrester IT

As in 2016, Huawei reported strong financial growth in 2017. cloud computing IoT software platforms network management networking platform-as-a-service (PaaS) telecommunications servicesHuawei hosted its annual Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China, recently.

Juniper’s Server on Switch to Accelerate Electronic Trading

Data Center Knowledge

Users like financial services firms can benefit from apps running as close to network as possible Read More. Blades Networking

Tapping Global Threat Intelligence To Secure Enterprise Networks


On August 27, LogRhythm hosted a panel focused on “Tapping Global Threat Intelligence to Secure Enterprise Networks” at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Crystal City. He added a developing concern of attacks on financial markets and mentioned concerns of new types of theft like Bitcoin losses.

The Future of Financial Services - the Indian perspective

Trends in the Living Networks

I'm writing at the Vision 2020 Financial Services Sector conference in Mumbai where I'm giving the keynote speech. Wipro is one of the top three IT services companies in India - for each of Wipro, TCS, and Infosys financial services is their largest client sector. Many major financial institutions prefer to run their own Indian IT operations rather than outsourcing, as it gives them a greater degree of control. Most of them do not use financial services.

The state of expert networks and the rising role of LinkedIn

Trends in the Living Networks

It is some years now since ‘expert networks’ have become a significant force, linking subject matter experts in science, technology, and business to clients, largely in funds management and finance, usually at very healthy hourly rates. A survey showed that over 40% of institutional investors found that expert networks were an “extremely” or “very important” aspect of their company research. A third-party expert network could be built on LinkedIn APIs.

IDG Contributor Network: SDN and a life beyond the death of the internet

Network World

Compare that to the logistical, financial and implementation challenges of installing an alternative private network, and it’s clear why enterprises have been pretty content with the internet for their entire digital lives. For decades, enterprises have relied on the public internet for business-critical SaaS applications and data traffic. The reason why is pretty simple: it’s cost-efficient, it’s easy to use and it’s already there.

Networks need automation -- just ask the U.S. military

ComputerWorld IT Management

IT professionals are looking to software-defined networking to automate what are still complex and vulnerable systems controlled by human engineers. Its network is the epitome of a system that’s both a headache to manage and a prime hacking target. Zabel was a featured speaker on Tuesday at the Open Networking User Group conference, a Silicon Valley gathering of enterprise IT leaders who want to steer vendors toward technologies that meet their real needs.

Swift CEO reveals three more failed attacks on banking network

Network World

Banks stopped three new attempts to abuse the Swift financial transfer network this summer, its CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt said Monday, as he announced Swift's plan to impose tighter security controls on its customers. Swift provides the network that banks use to exchange funds internationally, and hit the headlines in February when attackers almost got away with a billion-dollar heist at Bangladesh Bank.

Catelas: Next-Generation ‘Relationship Forensics’ Software


Catelas is a solution on the market today that maps out large communications networks. Catelas is used for Legal (Early Case Intelligence & Identification), Compliance (Supervision in Financial Services and 3rd party Compliance & Risk Oversigh. Analytical Tool Companies Company Catelas FCPA Financial Services Information security

IDG Contributor Network: Hacking for the greater good

Network World

In Jason’s last post , he discussed how we are apt to see more intricate and complex data integrity attacks this year , with the adversaries’ main motivation being financial gain and/or political manipulation.

Crowdfunding creates a new layer of capital markets and new layers of value

Trends in the Living Networks

Moving on from a purely financial view, contributors to crowdfunding projects are often taking artistic and social perspectives on where they allocate their funds. Crowdsourcing Financial services Reputation Social media Social networks Social trends

Patient Portal Puts a Spotlight on Secure Messaging


Healthcare professionals, hospitals and their technology vendors need to ensure appropriate security measures are in place to avoid jeopardizing incentive payments, or they risk receiving financial penalties for non-compliance. Secure Messaging Requires Authentication and Secure Networks.

Launch of Living Networks - Anniversary Edition! Free download of entire book - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Free download of entire book Ross Dawson, April 22, 2008 4:42 AM US PT Living Networks has just been relaunched in an Anniversary Edition, to mark five years since its original publication by Financial Times/ Prentice Hall in November 2002. So why am I relaunching Living Networks now?

IBM on the state of network security: Abysmal

Network World

The actor promised to deliver future capabilities, such as a Socket Secure (SOCKS) proxy and hidden virtual network computing alongside technical support and free bug fixes. In 2015, Healthcare was the most attacked industry with Financial Services falling to third, however, attackers in 2016 refocused back on Financial Services. The state of online security is darn dreadful.

IDG Contributor Network: Data breaches: It’s still personal

Network World

In a blog post last September, I highlighted how data breaches for the first half of 2016 shifted from stolen credit card data and financial information to the theft of something much more personal—identities. Unsurprisingly, this trend continued throughout the remainder of the year. According to the recently released Breach Level Index , 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 million data records being compromised worldwide, an increase of 86 percent compared to 2015.

Social networks in organizations: balancing risk, reward, and transparency - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « The joys of self-employment: 7 reasons to love being your own boss | Main | Launch of Living Networks - Anniversary Edition!

JPNAP Deal with Equinix Validates Tokyo as Network Hub in Japan

Data Center Knowledge

Customer wins announced in the colocation industry, with Equinix selected by JPNAP for an expanded Interconnection and peering service into Equinix''s newest data center in Tokyo, CoreSite selected by Belgacom International Carrier Services, and Savvis selected by SIX Financial Information.

IDG Contributor Network: 5 InfoSec concerns for colleges and universities

Network World

Education came ahead of government, retail and financial sectors, and it was second only to healthcare on Trend Micro’s list of the most-breached industries. No industry or sector is immune to data breaches, but some are targeted more often than others. With more than 500 security breaches across 320 higher education institutions since 2005, higher ed accounts for 35 percent of all breaches, according to an enlightening infographic from SysCloud.

Why conversational skills are needed to create a high-performance, engaged, networked organization

Trends in the Living Networks

Organizational networks. The development of strong networks that allow the most relevant capabilities to be applied to emerging problems or opportunities happens through conversation. Difficult conversations for managers include not only the more obvious ones such as poor performance reviews, but also how to give positive feedback without raising expectations of financial rewards. Future of business Future of work Social media Social networks Uncategorized

IDG Contributor Network: Thinking of cutting out your database administrator? Think again

Network World

Back when all data was stored locally, these employees were the keepers of the company database, responsible for making sure all information was accessible and tracking things such as financial information and customer details. Also on Network World: If the cloud is so great, why are so many businesses unsatisfied? +. Once upon a time, there was a role known as the database administrator.

IDG Contributor Network: Why banks should stay well clear of blockchain

Network World

If the financial services industry is banking on blockchain as the basis for new service innovation, it will be sorely disappointed. Blockchain's design principles are completely at odds with those of the industry, and the technology is fraught with flaws that could be catastrophic for financial institutions.