Data Solutions Insights


Why financial services must adopt a zero trust approach to cybersecurity

14th February 2018

Company: Certes Networks
The current approach to cybersecurity within the financial services industry is flawed. With regulations such as the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and New York State’s DFS Cybersecurity Regulation being enforced, putting ever greater pressure on data protection, combined with the fact that the financial services industry is... read more

Navigating data residency and privacy compliance in the cloud

8th February 2018

Company: Fenergo
Security and data security concerns have traditionally dominated the list of reasons for lack of cloud technology adoption by banks. In a survey conducted by Forrester Research a few years ago, it found that the top five reasons why US banks were avoiding cloud technology included: 1) Security (73%) 2) Privacy (63%) 3) Risk (59%) 4)... read more

100 day countdown to GDPR: Everything you need to know

8th February 2018

Company: bobsguide
The facts What? General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) When? 25th May, 2018 (Adopted by European Parliament in April, 2016) By? EU’s Article 29 Working Party (and replaced under GDPR by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)) Applies to whom? Controllers and processors of personal data collected within... read more

Streamlined and secure: How the cloud will benefit core banking

7th February 2018

Company: RedPixie
Cloud, namely VDI, is one of the fastest growing solutions as CIOs quickly realise that the vast improvements in security and underlying infrastructure are paving the way to greater efficiency, reduced IT spend, and greater scalability. In 2018, we continue to see maturing cloud technology accepted into mainstream enterprise operations.  ... read more

The role of big data in banking and how it can be used to drive a successful omnichannel strategy

5th February 2018

Company: Auriga
With the proliferation of the internet and smart devices, businesses have access to more data than ever before. Finding ways to extract value from this data has been a goal for some time, and led to a great deal of hype around big data (so-called digital “black gold”). Nonetheless, there are real rich insights that could be elicited... read more

Editor’s picks | Is 2018 the year blockchain sees mass adoption in financial services?

2nd February 2018

Company: bobsguide
Moving beyond experiments to solving payments in capital markets with blockchains Arjun Jayaram, Founder & CEO, Baton Systems It has been no secret that banks are thoroughly testing blockchain applications and some have even begun to apply the technology to key business ventures. However, while most would agree that innovation is pivotal... read more

The five most significant trends in blockchain right now | Blockchain Week 2018 takeaways

30th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
Last week many of the brightest minds in the blockchain development community gathered to share ideas on the technology’s future across a broad range of industries. As was the case in 2017, the widespread opinion continued to be that financial services is a key target industry for blockchain to disrupt, much of the conversation focused... read more

The most significant AI trends for fintech in 2018

29th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
bobsguide caught up with Gurjeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Ayasdi, to discuss how AI will go in 2018. Ayasdi offers an enterprise-grade artificial intelligence platform that leverages big data to make intelligent business applications; for instance, Ayasdi has an application that powers parts of HSBC’s anti-money... read more

The eight blockchain companies to watch out for in 2018

24th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
Also read our top five most significant trends in blockchain right now for even more understanding of the current blockchain landscape. Back by popular demand is the bobsguide ‘fintechs to watch’ series. To kick things off, in this article we list the eight blockchain-based fintechs we think will stand-out from the... read more

AI, Big Data, Digitisation, Blockchain: The fintech that will dominate 2018

10th January 2018

Company: DataArt
Global technology consultancy DataArt expects to see a handful of financial technology (fintech) trends that emerged in 2017 to strengthen significantly in 2018. In particular, the growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the industry will be exponential for three main reasons; hugely increased opportunities for improved customer centricity;... read more