Infrastructure Insights

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CrowdStrike VP Q&A on cybercrime and financial services

25th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
bobsguide's exclusive interview with Mike East, Vice President EMEA at CrowdStrike. Who or what currently poses the greatest threat to the digital security of a financial services company? Financial institutions remain a top target for cybercriminals. Today’s hackers - be they criminal or state-sponsored actors - target all... read more
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Five ways to bolster your cyber defences

24th April 2017

Aaron Miller, Systems Engineering Manager, Palo Alto Networks Financial organisations hold critical personal, financial and operational information which has made them particularly attractive targets for cybercriminals - last year the Financial Conduct Authority reported that UK finance groups were facing huge increases in the number... read more
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Robots v regulators: Digitalisation in fund management

24th April 2017

Company: FIS
Tony Warren, Executive Vice President, FIS Fund administrators face a rapidly evolving ecosystem in which fee pressure, cost constraints and a volatile regulatory environment pose significant challenges to business as usual. In addition to this, the robots are coming. However, many businesses are realising that the robots are largely benevolent;... read more
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Why social engineering remains a threat to fintechs

21st April 2017

Company: Avecto
Social engineering attacks remain one of the most sophisticated threats facing the financial services sector. The use of emails, attachments, social media, telephone calls or any other communication to deceive and manipulate individuals into handing over confidential details is common, and the sensitive nature of this data, often including... read more
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Life after launch: How challenger banks can take the next steps to success

21st April 2017

If 2016 was the year that the challenger banks laid bare their claim to the future of banking, then will 2017 be the year in which the traditional institutions begin their fight back? No longer cowering in the face of their rival’s agile, digital-first capabilities, the high-street names have started to fight back. Barclays, for example, has... read more
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Everything you want to know about PSD2 but were too afraid to ask

18th April 2017

Company: bobsguide
The Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is a fundamental piece of payments legislation in Europe, which entered into force in January 2016. The regulation is set to drastically impact the infrastructure for banks, fintechs and businesses using payments data by opening up access to third party providers. The regulation requires that all member... read more
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Eliminating the key flaw in the multi-factor authentication process

22nd March 2017

Company: Crossmatch
Jeff Carpenter - Vertical Market Director, Crossmatch More and more valuable information becomes digitally warehoused, and at the same time an increasing number of corporations and individuals are being allowed access to systems that contain that valuable information. In other words, a target is painted on that information. Ease of... read more
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Banking on world trade: Driving global financial inclusion

20th March 2017

Company: Finastra
Simon Paris, President, Misys We are at a critical moment in history. After many years of globalisation and global free trade, we’re now witnessing a significant slowdown, as compared to GDP growth. In fact, 2016 was the fifth consecutive year of trade growth below 3%. On the edge of a major reversal and a possible dismantling of the trade... read more
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Financial services and the digitization race: Reinventing customer experience for today's expectations

20th March 2017

Daragh OByrne, VP, Global Head of Marketing & Alliances, Nucleus Software As one of the earliest adopters of information technology, financial institutions used to be at the forefront of technology waves, from mainframes to client server, from branches to ATMs, from passbooks to cards. However, the rate of change in consumer technology... read more
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The impact of AI on fintech's future

17th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
It’s clear that artificial intelligence (AI) is already one of the defining trends in fintech in 2017 and an increasingly popular buzz word in the industry. Businesses are gradually understanding the importance and benefits of machine-learning technology. Self-made billionaire Mark Cuban has boldly claimed that the “the world’s... read more