cybersecurity

Making financial services more secure at IBM Think 2019

Security. What does it mean to you? Feeling safe. Protected from threats. Guarded from attacks. Privacy. To those working in the financial services industry, security is at the core of their business. The rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning might help protect business assets, but it is also making it easier for the bad […]

Continue reading

Risk management in the cloud: A strategic imperative

For financial institutions, the benefits of moving away from legacy in-house systems to the cloud are obvious. A cloud environment offers financial institutions greater speed and agility than their current environments. But while mobile devices give us great power and convenience, they also create new security and privacy challenges. Financial institutions face a similar dilemma […]

Continue reading

Advancing innovation in the global financial services industry

Advances in artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cybersecurity are poised to transform the financial services industries. These technologies bring capabilities that speed risk modeling, automate fraud detection, ensure regulatory compliance, enable distributed trust, and protect sensitive financial information. Mounting pressures on financial institutions to drive out costs, improve customer experience, complete with emerging players, and comply […]

Continue reading

Three success factors in security operations

There are five trends that all industries are facing, but I’d argue no industry is feeling them more acutely than financial services: Shareholders increasingly demand higher margins, as customers increasingly expect more personal and convenient experiences. Digitization of Society is accelerating, with specific stress to financial services where new capabilities with new competitors will force […]

Continue reading

Combating cybercrime in the 21st century: Financial services firms are learning how to fight back

The cat is out of the bag. When a new cyberattack occurs that is successful and garners attention in the news cycle, you can almost guarantee it will happen again. Why?  It is a combination of several elements. First the author of the original hack is motivated to re-use the tools, techniques and methods because […]

Continue reading