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How the Volcker Rule is Transforming Wall Street: Deadlines, Compliance Challenges & Unintended Consequences
Date: Jun 25, 2014

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Wall Street has shuttered proprietary trading desks in response to the Volcker Rule, and now broker-dealers must implement major changes to IT, operations and processes around sales and trading. As firms prepare to meet the September 2014 and July 2015 deadlines, they can learn more about the widespread impact of the Volcker legislation, and what to consider when developing their compliance strategy.  Join CEB TowerGroup analyst, Dushyant Shahrawat and Jim Heinzman of Sapiens for a thought-provoking web discussion on June 25th.

At this webinar you can expect to:

  • Discover the unintended consequences of the Volcker Rule – lost opportunities and new technology costs
  • Hear how the rule will have a sweeping impact on global economics, market structure and competition on Wall Street
  • Weigh and consider business model changes that can generate alternative profit sources
  • Learn tips for developing a sustainable compliance strategy and meeting deadlines
  • Analyze the impact of the Rule on liquidity, volatility and market competition
Customized Client Reporting Is Rapidly Becoming the New Normal
Date: Jun 24, 2014

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Buy side firms have always been challenged when it comes to providing reports to clients. Today, clients are demanding more transparency than ever before and their requests for custom reports are becoming more common. How large are the client reporting challenges for buy-side client reporting organizations? According to a recent survey by Wall Street & Technology and UBM Tech, 54% of buy-side decision makers said that they were challenged by providing timely responses to client data requests, and 47% had difficulty producing custom reports. The increase in non-standard, or custom, reporting requests is straining the capabilities of most firms. How can buy side organizations respond to client demands in a timely manner? Can existing reporting systems and approval procedures handle the volume of custom requests, or is new technology needed?

The webcast will cover:

  • The challenge with increasingly customized client reports
  • Technology that can help buy side organizations meet client reporting demands
  • Results from Wall Street & Technology's Client Reporting study, and more  

To hear the answers to some of these questions, and more, join Wall Street & Technology, UBM Tech and VistaOne as we discuss the findings from the study and highlight best practices for client reporting in an exclusive webcast.

Financial Services: Security and Risk in Today’s Market
Date: Jun 10, 2014

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Never has data and network security been of greater importance, especially in the financial sector. With more stringent compliance regulations to address, and the increase in potential threats and breaches growing daily, financial institutions must evaluate their security platforms to ensure they proactively stay ahead of the game.
 
Attend this webinar to learn how to:
  • Limiting exposure to threats and risk by taking the right precautions
  • Leverage the latest technology to thwart today’s toughest data and network security challenges
  • Learn from real-world examples of financial organizations utilizing security platforms and innovations
Register for this webinar to find out how you can use the latest security & compliance technology to adjust to an explosion in social media, increased mobility and BYOD use, and the embracing of cloud storage.
Mobile Matters: How Financial and Insurance Firms Can Optimize Mobile Experiences
Date: May 14, 2014

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Financial services companies are struggling to meet rapidly growing customer expectations for high performing mobile experiences. This can result in negative brand image, reduced loyalty, and slower revenue growth. High quality mobile and web experiences are equally important for customers, agents, partners, and employees.

Attend this webinar to learn:

  • How leading firms are overcoming obstacles to deliver fast, scalable, quality web experiences
  • How new technologies optimize performance for each user’s situation: device, location, and network quality
  • Benefits from accelerating static and dynamic information, images, and video
  • How to improve security without sacrificing Web performance

Register for this webinar to learn how to deliver fast, secure, high quality, Web and mobile experiences that drive revenue growth through increased customer, agent, and employee satisfaction.

High Performance Computing in Finance: Best Practices Revealed
Date: Dec 11, 2013

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What does every financial firm demand from its network? Ever-faster performance and ever-greater throughput. High performance computing solutions offer a cost-effective way to deliver more of both.
Attend this webinar to learn how to:

  • Reduce latency (crucial for trading applications)
  • Enhance high-throughput computing to process more data faster than ever
  • Maximize the potential of server virtualization

Register for this webinar to learn how to get a competitive edge from high performance computing—in addition to saving time and reducing hardware expenditures. Let our experts show you how your company can benefit from high performance computing.

Denial of Service and Data Breach Attacks: How Industry Information Sharing Helps Defeat Cyber Threats
Date: Sep 26, 2013

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Since September 2012, large-scale DDoS and application layer attacks have targeted insurance companies, asset managers, brokerage firms, credit unions, small banks, and large banks. Many financial firms’ online services have been affected for days with direct impacts on new revenue, account openings, customer service, and brand value.  

The US Federal Government recognized that sharing information about attacks and defenses—within and across industries—was essential and authorized and encouraged the formation of industry forums (2003 Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7). One of the oldest and largest of these organizations is the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), a non-profit industry association.

Join this webinar to hear Denise Anderson of FS-ISAC describe how the organization facilitates the dissemination of critical information through a variety of channels, and why other industries might benefit from these approaches.

You will also gain “from the trenches” insights from Mike Smith, Director of Akamai’s Security Incident Response Team, on how to defend a financial institution against large-scale DDoS and data breach attacks. In a typical week, Akamai enables companies to defend against numerous attacks of up to 30 Gigabits per second.  Mike will also provide an update on Akamai’s latest threat intelligence, including an update on the latest large scale DDoS attacks (Phase 4 of Operation Ababil).

Register now to learn:

  • How FS-ISAC has helped banks defend against DDoS
  • The benefits of participating in an information sharing forum
  • The latest attack methods, tools, and approaches
  • Blocking techniques for both network and application layer attacks
  • Why some defenses fail or result in performance degradation
  • Best practices for mitigation of DDoS attacks and data breaches

Join us live to discover the benefits of industry information sharing forums and much more.

 

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