20 October 2017

Information Security

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Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Why should Financial Services organisations automate their threat intelligence

18 October 2017  |  2915 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It can often feel like cybercriminals are two steps ahead. The result is that security professionals are constantly creating and updating their security protocols to match the volume of equally sophisticated malware attack vectors being directed at them. This is especially true for cybersecurity in financial institutions, this is in part due to th...

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Paul IrvineFortinet - London

The 3 questions the financial services industry needs to ask itself regarding GDPR

29 September 2017  |  5041 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Businesses around the globe are becoming increasingly data-driven. This is largely due to the expectation of customisation of the user experience. Financial institutions, in particular have been able to use customer data and customisation in order to offer tailored services to their customers, such as loans or insurance, based on recent purchases ...

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James Barret
James BarretEndace: www.endace.com - Maidenhead

The Equifax Debacle: An Alarm Bell for Banks?

18 September 2017  |  5829 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Watching the Equifax debacle unfold has been a bit like watching a badly written coming of age story - just when you think it can’t get any worse, it does. The plot has certainly thickened as it has ...

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Paul Dignan
Paul DignanF5 Networks - London

Are we safe to bank on biometrics?

08 September 2017  |  13641 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For financial institutions, the primary goal of digitisation is making banking simpler and more intuitive for customers. Biometric identification has huge potential, offering convenience, simplifying ...

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Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Financial services: Reduce the cyber risk from within

17 August 2017  |  8528 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial services organisations are at an inherently greater risk of cyber attacks due to the sensitive nature of the data they store, and the monetary motivations of cybercriminals, they are keenly ...

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Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

The evolution of network security strategies being adopted by the financial services sector.

15 August 2017  |  6539 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

The rise in popularity of the Internet of Things (IoT) and a consumer desire to access valuable data on various devices has led to network security becoming increasingly complicated for financial serv...

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Ben Knieff
Ben KnieffOutside Look - New York

Phone Scams For Everyone

11 July 2017  |  5079 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the past day or two I’ve received a few alarming voicemails claiming potential legal actions and even threatening that the police will come to arrest me. Some claimed to be from the IRS, others wer...

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Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

Why remote working presents an increased threat to financial services

16 June 2017  |  8701 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Security teams and IT departments at large enterprises across all industries are faced with securing against an ever expanding attack surface daily. Previously, vulnerable points of entry used to live...

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Paul Irvine
Paul IrvineFortinet - London

4 Cybersecurity Crunch Points Facing the Financial Services Sector

28 April 2017  |  11793 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It’s well known that the main trends currently driving change within the technology sector are the cloud, internet of things, mobility and big data analytics. While advances in digital business are si...

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Does the Buck Stop with GameStop?

19 April 2017  |  1426 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In March, I wrote about the attack on the infrastructure of United States of America. It wasn’t an attack on our naval bases, bridges, or water supply. It was an attack on the infrastructure of our in...

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