Behavior Biometrics a Popular Defense Against Cyberthreats
Encrypting Cloud Email Isn't as Easy as You'd Think
Don't Perform Surgery on Yourself: The Case for Managed IT Services
Banks to Increase IT Spend on Big Data Challenges, Finds Aite Report
BlackRock Offers Recipe for Transforming a 'Broken' Fixed Inome Market
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Tabb Survey: Swap Participants Air Discontent With SEF Rules
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The jury is still out on whether SEF rules will produce a positive outcome for the swap market, and some participants are shifting to alternative instruments, according to Tabb Group's fourth SEF Industry Barometer.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Big Data Takes Center Stage at Sibos
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
Banks are rolling out data analytics projects across the business, but leaders still struggle with data privacy, regulations, and finding business value.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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The Future of the CIO
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorCommentary
Todayís chief information officers are no longer hardcore technologists. And they arenít pure business leaders either. They need to have excellent business and technology acumen to succeed.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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HFT's Death by a Thousand Cuts
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
It took a while for regulators to catch up with high-frequency traders. Unfortunately for the HFT players, the regulators found their footing in September.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
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100 Years: Charles Dow to Quants to Predictive Analytics for Everyone
Dave Allen, VP, EidoSearchCommentary
High-frequency trading and quantitative financial analysis left most investors in the dust. Today modern advanced data analytics tools are giving all investors access to unique information.
By Dave Allen VP, EidoSearch,
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6 Security Strategies for Mobile Employees
Deena Coffman, CEO, IDT911 ConsultingCommentary
Six mobility rules for employees moving between offices, meeting customers offsite, and traveling to business functions.
By Deena Coffman CEO, IDT911 Consulting,
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Behavior Biometrics a Popular Defense Against Cyberthreats
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Banks are capturing behavioral data like swipes, typing cadence, and mouse patterns to identify fraudulent account activity.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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The Emergence of Virtual Financial Planners
Adam Honorť, CEO at MarketsTech, LLCCommentary
If Finovate Fall 2014 is a guide, targeted financial planning tools are now popping up for every demographic -- from kids earning an allowance to seniors looking to monitor for fraud.
By Adam Honorť CEO at MarketsTech, LLC,
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Encrypting Cloud Email Isnít as Easy as You'd Think
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Fund managers need to consider who holds the encryption keys for cloud-based email, or face potential legal risks.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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BlackRock Offers Recipe for Transforming a 'Broken' Fixed Inome Market
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The world's largest money manager outlined steps for improving liquidity in corporate bond markets with expanded e-trading protocols and bond standardization.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Updating the Datacenter: Monitoring the Gradual Shift
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
To gradually virtualize legacy infrastructure, institutions first need a detailed view of performance across systems.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Markit Collaboration Services Directory Integrated With Reuters Eikon Messenger
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
The integration is helping users access and collaborate more efficiently with a community of over 250,000 financial professionals.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Donít Perform Surgery on Yourself: The Case for Managed IT Services
Daniel Retzer, SVP and Chief Technology Officer, SunGard's capital market's businessCommentary
Instead of putting systems and solutions in the hands of experts who specialize solely in managing the security and integrity of IT assets, many financial services firms react to security incidents by insisting on total control.
By Daniel Retzer SVP and Chief Technology Officer, SunGard's capital market's business,
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Hacking the Hackers: The Legal Risks of Taking Matters Into Private Hands
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Private groups are beginning to fight back against foreign sources of malware and credit fraud, but methodologies put these digital crusaders and their employers at serious legal risk.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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ConvergEx Develops New Order Routing Strategy to IEX & Its Own Dark Liquidity Algo
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
The agency broker is giving the buy side a choice of routing a percentage of an order to IEX while designating a percentage to go through ConvergEx's Darkest, an algo connected to 20+ unlit venues.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Mobile Hot, Cloud Not in Financial Services
Bryan Yurcan, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and TechnologyCommentary
A survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review in conjunction with Verizon looked at technology trends in various industries.
By Bryan Yurcan Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
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PDQ ATS Launches a New Electronic Equity Auction for Large Orders
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
As institutions struggle to execute large orders, PDQ ATS is introducing Auction1, a new auction for equities that pauses orders up to one second so it can aggregate liquidity from fragmented markets.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Interactive Data Launches Continuous Fixed Income Pricing Service
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Independent intra-day FI pricing is helping to shine light on the opaque fixed income market.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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SEF Trading Volumes Emerging From Summer Doldrums
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Tradeweb's SEF saw a twenty-fold increase in interest-rate derivatives trading volume in the first two weeks of September, while Tabb Group looks for signs of summer doldrums turning around.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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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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