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Canada's Securities Depository Now a Pre-LOU, Part of Global LEI System
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Canada's national securities depository, clearing, and settlement service was endorsed as a Pre-LOU ahead of the Oct. 31 trade reporting deadline.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Eris Swap Futures Expand Into Other Regions & Asset Classes
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Eris Exchange licensed its swap futures methodology to the Montreal Exchange while setting a record for daily volume in its domestic swap futures contracts, buoyed by new buy-side entrants.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Venue & Order Routing Analytics to Boost Transparency in Fragmented Market
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Tabb Group announced Clarity, a venue and order routing analysis service, to help the buy side understand where and how orders are executed and handled in the fragmented stock market.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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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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PDQ ATS's Pause & Algorithmic Trading Crowd Attains Volume Milestone
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
PDQ ATS, a venue that recreates floor trading, executed more than 1 billion shares in August, averaging 50 million share per day in US equities, the venue's parent reported.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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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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CIO + CFO Doesnít Equal Mars Vs. Venus
Keith Fowlkes, Commentary
From my decades of experience, CIOs and CFOs have more in common than you may think.
By Keith Fowlkes ,
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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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The Art and Science of Leveraging Cloud Infrastructure
David Meitz, Managing Director, CTO at ITGCommentary
Now that cloud providers have addressed many of the more practical concerns of their users, data segregation has become the major challenge in cloud deployments.
By David Meitz, Managing Director, Chief Technology Officer, ITG ,
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This is How Banks Need to Manage People Risk
Andrew Waxman, Thought LeaderCommentary
Is your bank leveraging all the key tools of manager enablement: education, preparation, incentivization and data analytics to help minimize the risk of losing your best people?
By Andrew Waxman Thought Leader,
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A Field Guide to Identifying Platforms for Risk & Finance
John Lankenau, Vice President Ė Product Management, Primatics FinancialCommentary
Platforms can fundamentally change the way banks perform key functions.
By John Lankenau Vice President Ė Product Management, Primatics Financial,
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Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek News
Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek ,
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Mobile First: Why Mobile Security Should Not Be Your Concern
Matthew Calkins, President & CEO, AppianCommentary
Todayís 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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Why Data Centers Matter For High-Frequency Traders
William (Bill) Fenick, Strategy and Marketing Director (Financial Services), InterxionCommentary
With HFT and electronic trading on the rise, firms are asking whether their legacy IT infrastructure is sufficient to support a higher volume of these transactions.
By Bill Fenick, Strategy and Marketing Director (Financial Services), Interxion ,
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Half of Financial Services Companies Plan to Adopt SDN
Andrew Bach, Chief Architect, Financial Services Team, Juniper NetworksCommentary
Juniper survey finds 56% of finance respondents plan to adopt software-defined networking within a year.
By Andrew Bach Chief Architect, Financial Services Team, Juniper Networks,
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IEX Raises $75M From VCs to Pursue Exchange Status
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
After tripling its volume in less than a year, the dark-pool operator has gained venture capital backing to apply to become a full-fledged stock exchange.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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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 arenít 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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Itís Not About the Algorithm Anymore
Thomas Redman, President, Navesink Consulting GroupCommentary
Today the business priority is less on the algorithm and more on building the organization to create leverage from the algorithm.
By Thomas Redman President, Navesink Consulting Group,
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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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Getting Social: Top Tips for Establishing a Social Media Plan
Bill Shute, is executive vice president, corporate strategy and marketing, at ViewpointeCommentary
As the influence of social media channels continues to grow, organizations must have a handle on the regulations and the risks social can introduce to a firm.
By Bill Shute is executive vice president, corporate strategy and marketing, at Viewpointe,
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