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 Melanie Rodier

Profile of Melanie Rodier

Senior Editor and Head of Video
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 1304
Posts: 82

Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald Tribune, and Rome, where she wrote for Reuters and Screen International, a film trade publication. Melanie was born in London, and graduated from Oxford University where she studied Spanish and Italian. She is also a fluent French speaker.

Articles by Melanie Rodier
posted in November 2007

What is the Actual Cost of a Data Breach for a Financial Firm?

As the number of data breaches reported annually continues to surge, costs incurred by companies who report an incident are also increasing, according to a new study by security and privacy research organization, the Ponemon Institute.

Upsurge of Attacks Against Banking Sites

Security firm F-Secure has warned of an upsurge in attacks against banking sites, using a new generation of malicious codes in a technique called "Man in the Browser."

GAIN Hires Andrew Haines as CIO

As CIO, Haines will be responsible for overseeing trading and business application development, infrastructure applications and business continuity planning.

Streamlining Global Compliance

Globalization continues to be a trend, and companies are finding they can't manage current global compliance requirements efficiently.

Top Level Financial Execs Targets of Cyber Attack

In the last 24 hours, there has been a spike in malicious attacks against banks, purportedly coming from the U.S. Department of Justice and targeted specifically at CEOs, CIOs, CFOs and vice-presidents at financial institutions.

How Well Can Wall Street Handle Pandemic Flu? Drill Results Are Mixed...

With bird flu outbreaks cropping up from Europe to Asia, scientists say the new pattern of spreading infection makes a worldwide human pandemic more likely. So how well are U.S. financial firms prepared for a pandemic? 2,775 financial firms recently took part in a drill to try and answer that very question. The results were a mixed bag...

Asia Tops World for Money Laundering Risk

A global survey of senior anti-money laundering (AML) compliance officers identified Asia as the region currently experiencing the greatest increase in money laundering risk.

SEC Brings 14 Percent more cases, Insider Trading Focus set to Continue in 2008

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) brought 14 percent more enforcement cases in fiscal 2007, the first increase in four years, according to official figures released this week. Insider trading is likely to remain a focus in 2008 as well. The SEC has been scrutinizing executives' 10b5-1 trading programs, started an insider trading probe of hedge funds...

U.S. Banks Are Targets in 60% of Worldwide Phishing Attacks

A new report revealed that 60% of phishing attacks against global banking brands are targeted against U.S. institutions, followed by the UK with 16%. Meanwhile, the same banks continue to be the victims of those attacks....

More than 200 Bills on Identity Theft Pending, study reveals

Identity theft and consumer protection are a bigger priority than ever for state legislators, according to a new study by Boston-based Aite Group, which found that more than 200 bills focusing on the issue are currently pending at state level. As a result, financial institutions must keep a careful eye on any changes and be prepared to act on state legislature to avoid costly fines...

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