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Gartner: 75% of Mobile Apps Will Fail Security Tests Through 2015
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyCommentary
The rise of BYOD means enterprises must implement security testing and containment solutions, according to new Gartner research.
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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Leaving Out the Welcome Mat for Financial Services Hackers
Lev Lesokhin, Executive Vice President, CAST SoftwareCommentary
Everyone knows the financial services industry is a prime target for hackers. Despite the dangers, many applications have software vulnerabilities that expose real risks.
By Lev Lesokhin Executive Vice President, CAST Software,
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4 Surprising Ways Firms Think About Data Security Costs
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Almost 28% of firms are willing to bear the cost of some financial losses due to cybercrime, because it's less than the cost of upgrading IT systems.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Will Apple Legitimize Mobile Payments?
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyCommentary
The company announced its new mobile payments system, Apple Pay, during a news media event today.
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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Mobile First: Why Mobile Security Should Not Be Your Concern
Matthew Calkins, President & CEO, AppianCommentary
Today’s platform developers plan for mobile enterprise applications with the highest levels of security and access control. Soon the enterprise's issue of mobile security will become moot.
By Matthew Calkins President & CEO, Appian,
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Phishing Scams at All-Time High, Employee Training Not Keeping Pace
Joe Ferrara, President and CEO of Wombat Security TechnologiesCommentary
Phishing attacks aren’t going away any time soon. The mindset that eventually someone will find a technology that prevents this type of attack is wishful thinking.
By Joe Ferrara President and CEO of Wombat Security Technologies,
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Is Your Corporate Data Being Auctioned on eBay?
Omer Eiferman, CEO of CellroxCommentary
Researchers purchased 20 used Android phones to see what data they could retrieve using off-the-shelf recovery software. The results were astonishing.
By Omer Eiferman CEO of Cellrox,
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Don't Be Surprised by a Cyber Attack: Prepare, Respond, Recover
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Cyber attacks have become inevitable, but companies that prepare for how to respond can "shrink the problem" and minimize the impact of any security breach.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Hedge Funds Raise the Urgency Level on Cyber Security
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Hedge funds are bracing for SEC exams on cyber security preparedness in 2014, but do they need a chief information security officer?
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Russian Hack Attack on Banks: Is This the Big One?
Kathy Burger, Editorial DirectorNews
JPMorgan Chase and at least four other US banks have been hit by a series of coordinated attacks on account information. Was it inevitable?
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
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BYOD Policy: Don't Reinvent the Wheel
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Financial firms still feel overwhelmed by BYOD risks and challenges. But these can be addressed by a good policy, and the guidelines are already out there.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Business Continuity 2.0: We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
Mitchel Kraskin, Co-founder and CEO, Compliance ScienceCommentary
What would happen with a long-term outage to financial systems or the nation’s critical infrastructure? Businesses aren’t even close to being prepared.
By Mitchel Kraskin Co-founder and CEO, Compliance Science,
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Driving Information Security, From Silicon Valley to Detroit
Christopher Camejo, Director of Assessment Services, NTT Com SecurityCommentary
As software interacts with more and more of our daily lives, technology providers may be liable for more damages than they have in the recent past.
By Christopher Camejo Director of Assessment Services, NTT Com Security,
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The 10 Hottest Cloud Apps on Wall Street
Becca Lipman, Senior Editor
Your IT team may not have heard of them.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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LEI + COU = GLEIS
Allan Grody, President of Financial Intergroup Holdings LtdCommentary
The legal entity identifier (LEI) project has been off to a rough start. The newly installed board of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) intends to bring structure and guidance.
By Allan Grody President of Financial Intergroup Holdings Ltd,
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What Are the True Costs of Data Breaches?
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyNews
The cost associated with data breaches extends far beyond just the information that was stolen.
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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Financial Service Employees Ranked 2nd-Riskiest Users of Cloud Services
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Skyhigh Networks reports that financial services demonstrated some of the most risky behaviors among major industries.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Managing Mobile Risk in the Cloud
Andrew Waxman, Thought LeaderCommentary
Firms should assess their apps and data being exposed to the cloud for the level of security, privacy robustness, and frequency of development updates they require.
By Andrew Waxman Thought Leader,
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Shore Up Cyber Security Now
Patrick Mullevey, Executive Director, Cloud Services & Support, GravitasCommentary
Knowing that a data breach can and will happen at some point, asset management firms can manage new operational and regulatory risk with a layered approach to cyber security.
By Patrick Mullevey Executive Director, Cloud Services & Support, Gravitas,
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SEC Eyes Cyber-Security Planning
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
In addition to regular audits, the SEC will start to scrutinize the cyber-security preparedness of market participants.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Wall Street & Technology - July 2014
In addition to regular audits, the SEC will start to scrutinize the cyber-security preparedness of market participants.