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Next Year, Aim for Communication & Clarity of Cloud Apps
News  |  12/30/2014  | 
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Enterprises will better manage their cloud exposure by offering enterprise versions of consumer applications and alternative apps vetted by security.
FIX for Post-Trade Gains Traction: How Far Will It Go?
News  |  11/25/2014  | 
A group of heavyweight asset managers has collaborated on a solution for non-US trade confirmations and affirmations that is fueling interest in FIX for post-trade use as an alternative to Omgeo's Central Trade Manager.
Enterprise Exposure to Cloud Apps Rises, Security Controls Spread Thin
News  |  11/12/2014  | 
The average number of cloud services used in financial services has jumped to 844. Security risks are greater than many perceived. Can IT keep up?
Hedge Funds Gain Access to Data on Prime Services, Swaps & Funding Costs
News  |  10/13/2014  | 
S3 will distribute counterparty analytics through Portware to help hedge funds and asset managers understand the costs of prime services, swaps, and custody services.
Only 23% of Buy Side Can Perform Intraday Calculations
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
According to a SimCorp poll, 83% of buy-side respondents place a high importance on the ability to perform intraday calculations, but only 23% are able to perform these calculations.
The Return of Fat Fingers
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Recent events demonstrate not enough progress has been made in the monitoring and surveillance of trading -- human or machine.
TeraExchange to Launch Bitcoin Swap Trading on Regulated SEF Platform
News  |  9/15/2014  | 
Citing demand for an efficient hedging tool, TeraExchange has developed a Bitcoin swap product and a Bitcoin price index, to launch the first regulated Bitcoin derivatives platform.
Corvil Launches Streaming Analytics Platform to Mitigate IT Risk in Electronic Trading
News  |  7/22/2014  | 
To detect risks in electronic trading, Corvil is moving beyond latency management to help banks and exchanges run real-time analytics on petabytes of data that can be migrated to big-data systems.
Skyhigh Adds 50+ Cloud Services to 'Enterprise-Ready' Program
News  |  6/10/2014  | 
An objective rating assessment program helps differentiate enterprise-ready cloud services from high-risk services.
Information Overload: Making Big Data Scalable
News  |  6/2/2014  | 
Powerful visualization tools are displaying large volumes of data in more meaningful ways.
Beyond Heartbleed: 5 Basic Rules To Reduce Risk
News  |  5/19/2014  | 
Firms continue to migrate sensitive information into fewer web-based applications with homogenous environments, increasing the potential for damage.
Internet of Things: Who Gets the Data?
News  |  5/14/2014  | 
Connected machines will spark new negotiations along the supply chain.
White House Big Data Report: 5 Privacy Takeaways
News  |  5/5/2014  | 
Big data raises serious privacy concerns that need to be addressed, sooner rather than later, report says.
Common Backup Blunders
News  |  5/2/2014  | 
Don't get caught with your pants down.
Why Securities Data is Master in The Race to FATCA Compliance
News  |  4/30/2014  | 
The July 1st deadline is fast approaching.
Improving Security In the Fast-Paced World of Mobile
News  |  4/22/2014  | 
Looking at the biggest threats banks face in mobile with BITS’ security expert Jim Pitts.
Lessons Learned from Mobile Attacks in the Middle East
News  |  4/21/2014  | 
A recent malware attack targeting bank customers in the Middle East offers some tips on how such attacks can be prevented.
Mobility: Who Bears The Brunt Of Data Security & Privacy
News  |  4/18/2014  | 
OS manufacturers, app developers, and consumers all have a role to play in smartphone data security. But not everyone is equally responsible.
From Boardroom to Operations
News  |  4/15/2014  | 
Aligning business security strategy from top to bottom
Risky Business: The Modern IT Battle Plan
News  |  4/11/2014  | 
Identifying the 5 key areas of technology risk in financial services
Nate Silver: “Think Probabilistically”
News  |  4/7/2014  | 
Famed statistician and FiveThirtyEight founder says the signal to noise ratio can be addressed.
Advanced Attacks Are The New Norm, Study Says
News  |  4/4/2014  | 
According to the Websense 2014 Threat Report, most malicious exploits now are advanced and targeted.
Nasdaq OMX Blazed Datacenter Hosting Trail 10 Years Ago
News  |  3/25/2014  | 
Ten years ago Nasdaq OMX moved its matching engines and corporate technology to a Verizon datacenter. The decision turned heads in the financial services world. Today, the practice of utilizing third-party datacenter services is becoming commonplace.
Balancing Act: Software Quality Vs. Time To Market
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
Direct Edge has found that formalizing a software testing process with a third-party provider improves productivity, lowers costs and speeds time to market.
Tera Devises the First Bitcoin Swap Agreement
News  |  3/24/2014  | 
Terra, the operator of a U.S.-based swap execution facility, said it's critical for bitcoin market participants to have tools to hedge their price risk against any currency.
DDoS Attacks Get Trickier, Traditional Defenses Fall Short
News  |  3/17/2014  | 
Popular methods of defense from Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attacks have proven comically easily to circumvent.
Deutsche Borse Launches Notification Feed for Economic Indicators
News  |  3/17/2014  | 
The new AlphaFlash Risk Signal can help traders adjust their strategies and risk management systems in advance of an economic release.
Public Cloud Security Becoming Less of a Concern
News  |  3/13/2014  | 
The reluctance to adapt to public cloud may be a self-assessment of an IT team’s skill set.
Tech Insight: How To Protect Against Attacks Via Your Third-Party Vendors
News  |  3/11/2014  | 
Third-party business connections often provide attackers easy, unfettered access to bigger, richer networks
Today's Cyber Security is a Game of Cat-and-Mouse
News  |  3/7/2014  | 
A new report from Deloitte suggest financial institutions need to rethink their approach to cyber security investments.
Why Bitcoin Won’t Die
News  |  3/7/2014  | 
Despite the headlines following Mt. Gox, Bitcoin is stronger and more resilient than it appears.
What's the Matter With Bitcoin Exchanges?
News  |  3/4/2014  | 
The downfall of Mt. Gox highlights the instability of many virtual currency trading markets.
IBM Software Vulnerabilities Spiked In 2013
News  |  2/27/2014  | 
Most code flaws still involve non-Microsoft products, and overall patching speed has improved, study presented at RSA conference finds.
Everyone's Doing It, But Is It Legal?
News  |  2/27/2014  | 
Watch out. Are your big data feeds in blatant violation of terms of service agreements?
How Well Do We Really Understand Information Security?
News  |  2/20/2014  | 
Information security is very important, but most people think they know it and that's half the problem.
Enterprise Cloud Exposure Much Higher Than CIOs Expect
News  |  2/18/2014  | 
Far too many IT groups think risky cloud services are something they can simply block, but the genie is out of bottle.
Another Take on the Mobile Security and Fraud Conundrum
News  |  2/13/2014  | 
A meaningful percentage of transactions still occur via the mobile browser, whether because of missing functionality in the native app, or simply user habit.
FIX Trading Community Addresses TCA Best Practices for Equities
News  |  2/11/2014  | 
A FIX TCA Working Group released initial guidelines for TCA best practices after finding there's a lack of defined standards and consistency across TCA providers.
SEC Meter Maid Nabs 2 For Bad Parking
News  |  2/10/2014  | 
For smaller firms, recent "parking scheme" charges should be call to arms to enhance surveillance platforms.
Liquid Bolsters Pre-Trade Compliance in Private Cloud-Based OEMRS
News  |  2/5/2014  | 
Hedge fund managers are demanding compliance aggregation and risk measurement tools to generate alpha and prove they have institutional quality controls.
Convenience and Security: The Case Against Biometric Tokens
News  |  2/3/2014  | 
To improve security and convenience, couple the ubiquity of smartphones with biometric technology.
Finding the Secure Lining in the Cloud
News  |  1/31/2014  | 
37 percent of cyber-attacks are leveled at financial services companies.
SunGard Hackathon Produces Algo Trading, Visualization and Security Apps
News  |  1/31/2014  | 
Over 425 SunGard developers participated in a global 48-hour hackathon to develop new tools and ideas for SunGard clients.
Cloud Vendors Face Deeper Security Questions
News  |  1/29/2014  | 
Client hoping to provide that extra level of insurance are getting smarter about their questions around security.
Markit Hires Veteran to Develop New Trader Dashboard for Buy Side
News  |  1/29/2014  | 
The company hired Tom Conigliaro to head up its Trading Services Group, which will develop the new Trader Dashboard with triggers and streaming inputs to inform buy-side strategies.
Nasdaq Announces TradeGuard, New Risk Management Solutions
News  |  1/28/2014  | 
Nasdaq expanded its Access Services suite with an upgrade of the acquired risk management platform, FTEN.
Real-Time Monitoring Spreads Beyond the Front Office to Risk Systems
News  |  1/28/2014  | 
London-based ITRS and Excelian developed a real-time performance monitoring interface for Murex, once considered to be middle office, but sell side customers are now scrutinizing downstream and upstream interdependencies among systems.
Big Data Influences More Long-Term Storage
News  |  1/24/2014  | 
More firms are keeping data they could legally toss. Is this "keep everything" approach sustainable?
This is Why AIFMD Annex IV Reports Demand More Attention
News  |  1/23/2014  | 
The initial VOP filing deadline has just passed, but it was a breeze compared to the reporting challenges ahead.
Centercore: The Flexible Datacenter
News  |  1/14/2014  | 
Fidelity Investments develops a modular datacenter that can grow at 500 kilowatt increments.
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