Infrastructure Insights

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The importance of cybersecurity due diligence in M&As

19th June 2017

Justin Coker, Vice President - EMEA at Skybox Security It’s boom time for UK mergers and acquisitions — recent M&A activity stats from the ONS showed that the value of domestic M&A reached its highest value since 2008, with foreign M&A also reaching new levels. While this is a cause for celebration across many boardrooms... read more
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Why banks need to become more customer-centric

24th May 2017

In many industries, the explosion of “choice” and the resulting decline in customer loyalty has prompted companies to dramatically overhaul their approach to customer centricity. Or to put it another way, many companies have pivoted to deliver what their customers want, when and where they want it. In the process, many companies have... read more
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How PCI compliance is the first step in achieving the “CIA Triad”

16th May 2017

Company: Advantio
Marco Borza, CEO, Advantio When it comes to PCI DSS compliance, most organizations consider it as a one-off task, something to complete – often only after the Acquiring Banks ask to do so – and forget about once the compliance has been validated. The problem is that compliance audits only prove best-practice during a snapshot in... read more
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PSD2: What will change and how should banks react?

27th April 2017

Company: Meniga
Bragi Fjalldal, CMO and VP Business Development, Meniga The revised European Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is driving European banks to a defining moment in 2018. PSD2 signals a significant shift in the balance of power in European retail banking, opening the door to innovative FinTech companies and setting the financial services industry on... read more
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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