Wholesale / Commercial Banking Systems Insights
25th April 2017
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
18th April 2017
New technologies and regulatory change are reinvigorating commercial payments, sparking increasing collaboration between fintechs and traditional financial institutions. But significant challenges remain in this diverse and complex sector, despite the opportunities.
Every part of our lives has been touched by the digital revolution. From... read more
10th April 2017
bobsguide sat down with Peter Cohen, Strategic Director for Countercept at MWR InfoSecurity, to dscover more about threat hunting, cybersecurity’s newest trend that putting humans back at the centre of cybercrime defence systems in conjunction with innovative technology.
What role does MWR play in the financial services market?
There... read more
6th April 2017
According to the Tech Nation 2017 report, the UK’s digital economy is growing twice as fast as the wider economy with an estimated turnover of £170 billion. Of this a remarkable £114 billion was linked to companies outside of the M25.
With the rest of the UK giving London such a run for its money, what are the benefits of being... read more
3rd April 2017
Neo Technology’s Emil Eifrem discusses how dependency management techniques and technologies are helping financial services improve their tech infrastructure
As we all know, banking systems still in use dating from the 1970s are compromising bank performance, and it’s an issue that’s dogged the industry for years.
Technology... read more
28th March 2017
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is set to change the way banks and financial services operate, as well as the way consumers approach their personal banking. Powerful AI can replace humans with machines, improve customer experience and provide simplified cost-effective solutions for businesses.
bobsguide recently spoke about AI’s... read more
27th March 2017
Peter Crawley currently leads Citi’s franchise in South Africa and provides senior leadership in dealing with risk, franchise and business issues. He is also responsible for Citi’s treasury and trade business in Sub-Saharan Africa, spanning 11 presence and 26 non-presence countries.
Since Citi re-entered South Africa in 1995, it has... read more
24th March 2017
Eduard Meelhuysen, Head of EMEA, Bitglass
The benefits of cloud computing are now widely documented, but while some industries have leapt at the chance to migrate to cloud based services, the banking and finance sector has been relatively conservative, and for good reason. The stringent security and compliance regulations that govern this... read more
21st March 2017
Nikita Ivanov - Founder & CTO, GridGain
A 2016 Deutsche Bank survey of 200 participants in the global financial industry found a very high degree of enthusiasm for blockchain, the digital-ledger technology behind Bitcoin. A remarkable 87 percent of respondents expect it to have a major impact on the securities services market, with 75... read more
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