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Keith Appleyard

National Border Targeting Centre - staff training delays

The opening of the operations centre at the heart of a new £1.2bn computer system - planned to monitor every person who enters or leaves the UK - has been delayed by staff training. The National Bor

10 Dec 2009
Whatever...
Bo Harald

Final report - roadmap to paradigmatic platform

It took some time - 26 full days of meetings and countless telephone conferences to get this report in place. But it was time well spent as the iteration rounds unified the opinions, fully supported...

10 Dec 2009
Innovation in Financial Services
Keith Appleyard

DNA evidence will still harm your employment prospects

Back in August I wrote about DNA Evidence Can Be Fabricated https://www.finextra.com/blogs/fullblog.aspx?blogid=3190 County Durham police last week put the final nail in the coffin of the Home Office ...

10 Dec 2009
Whatever...
A Finextra Member

Whose Liquidity Is It Anyway?

Two events this week crystallised the need for better pre- and post-trade information. Firstly, BATS joined ranks with Chi-X to question the LSE’s decision to set its market to auction mode during it...

10 Dec 2009
A Finextra Member

Happy Holidays

It has been a big year. It'll be hard to top that one but I look forward to more excitement in the world of financial services in 2010. I'd like to thank Citi for their very predictable share performa...

10 Dec 2009
Whatever...
Robert Siciliano

10 Tips to Secure Online Holiday Shopping

UK officials shut down an amazing 1200 online retailers who scammed millions from unsuspecting shoppers. Most of the sites originated from identity thieves in Asia who tricked victims into believing t...

10 Dec 2009
Uri Rivner

Cheeky Fraudsters Tap Amazon Cloud

Amazon EC2 is one of the most amazing feats of cloud computing infrastructure in existence. This is the place to go if you need an on-demand, virtually endless capacity for hosting applications. Geeks...

09 Dec 2009
Online Banking
A Finextra Member

The Failure of Risk Models

Avinash Persaud of Intelligence Capital gave the opening talk of the morning at RiskMinds (see first of set of posts from last year here) and put forward a lot of the very good ideas that he has cont...

08 Dec 2009
Data Management 101
Anthony Cossey

Securely Delete Files on your Computer

There are times when you really want to make sure a file on your computer is deleted and can't be recovered by a PC expert, I am sure I don't have to preach about how it is really important these days...

08 Dec 2009
Elizabeth Lumley

Go East, young man...for networks

Finextra and BT recently held a webcast looking at the future of financial networks. The lively, transatlantic debate, with expert panalists from NY and London, soon turned towards Asia. Here are some...

08 Dec 2009
Bo Harald

Germany: E-Invoicing as part of the coalition contract

Quote from Bruno Koch's newsletter "The newly elected German Government plans to accelerate use of electronic invoices in Germany by removing barriers hindering their adoption. E-Invoicing is t

08 Dec 2009
Innovation in Financial Services
Uri Rivner

Honor Among Thieves?

Honor among thieves is a fundamental necessity in the cybercrime underground. After all, for crime to succeed in today’s highly specialized fraud supply chain, fraudsters must work together. They must...

08 Dec 2009
Online Banking