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Hans TesselaarBIAN - Amsterdam

SOA - a 'playlist' experience for financial services

31 July 2012  |  3984 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have written at length in the past about the growing importance of flexibility and efficiency in banking IT systems. As competition from emerging markets grows with the rising powers of Asian banks, combined with the increasing pressure from regulators, now, more than ever, European and North American banks need to be top of their game. It is w...

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Nick OgdenC B Infrastructure Limited - London

What does the Moody's downgrade really mean for businesses?

31 July 2012  |  3427 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For months now we have been fortunate enough in the UK to sit back and watch as Moody's, the bank rating agency, set about a mission of degrading poorly performing banks. But all this changed last month, as a further barrage of bank downgrades saw Moody's downgrade 15 global banks and security firms - including some banks we are all particularly f...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Using Tech Support to Set Up Your New Devices

31 July 2012  |  2049 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There are some things in life that require a “professional” to get the job done properly. You wouldn’t let your cousin Larry who’s a landscaper reset a broken bone in your hand right? You can certainl...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulation
Martin Bailey
Martin BaileyTemenos - Hemel Hempstead

The price we pay...

30 July 2012  |  3902 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Some things are very easy to put a value on such as a loaf of bread or a pint of milk. Services are harder to value and prices can vary wildly especially in different geographies. How much should we p...

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Michael Grillo
Michael GrilloACI Worldwide - Boston

Personal fraud management: staying a step ahead

30 July 2012  |  2594 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I just finished reading an article which discussed how to avoid becoming a fraud victim. The author discussed various schemes facing consumers today (e.g. e-mail scams, online banking fraud, etc.), w...

Michael Grillo
Michael GrilloACI Worldwide - Boston

Going cashless: the heat is on

30 July 2012  |  2821 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It seems that Canada’s revamped polymer currency isn’t quite holding up the way they hoped. Recent reports say the money has been melting when placed too close to a heater or when left in a hot car. N...

TagsMobile & online
Matthew Talbot
Matthew TalbotSybase - Singapore

Mobile OS Vendors Continue to Invest in Mobile Payments

30 July 2012  |  2615 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the last several weeks, two leading mobile operating system (OS) vendors moved into the mobile payments space. Apple announced its new mobile wallet Passbook that will debut with iOS 6 this fall. M...

TagsMobile & onlinePayments
Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

How Does Jailbreaking Or Rooting Affect

28 July 2012  |  2471 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

You may have heard the term jailbreaking or rooting in regards to your mobile phone, but what is this and what does it really mean for you? Jailbreaking is the process of removing the limitations impo...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulation
Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

Is There A Risk With Using My Personal Device For Work?

28 July 2012  |  2098 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The day after you get your shiny new mobile or tablet, chances are you’ll take it right to work and request the IT department to set it up with your work email and allow access to the company network....

TagsSecurityRisk & regulation
Samarth Shekhar
Samarth ShekharFinTech Forum - Frankfurt am Main

Bankers and their IT: cozying up in bad times?

27 July 2012  |  3471 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Fact #1: Revenue per Employee in 2011 dropped to half of their 2006 levels in 2011 for some top European investment banks. Fact #2: The EU FS sector will spend between €33.3bn-€50Bn over the next th...

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