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In Data Security Battle, Banks Need a Slingshot to Fight the Hackers Large banks focused on securing firewalls find themselves outmatched by relatively tiny armies of hackers, writes Andrew Waxman of IBM's consulting practice.
Remembering the CrackBerry: BlackBerry Migration Survey Two-thirds of CIOs believe end user satisfaction is more important than security.
Nasdaq OMX Blazed Datacenter Hosting Trail 10 Years Ago Ten years ago Nasdaq OMX moved its matching engines and corporate technology to a Verizon datacenter. The decision turned heads in the financial services world. Today, the practice of utilizing third-party datacenter services is becoming commonplace.
Balancing Act: Software Quality Vs. Time To Market Direct Edge has found that formalizing a software testing process with a third-party provider improves productivity, lowers costs and speeds time to market.
Tera Devises the First Bitcoin Swap Agreement Terra, the operator of a U.S.-based swap execution facility, said it's critical for bitcoin market participants to have tools to hedge their price risk against any currency.
Volcker Rule Appendix B: What's Next? The December Volcker rule enactment addresses the complex and nebulous area of proprietary trading, but one should expect amendments in the coming months.
DDoS Attacks Get Trickier, Traditional Defenses Fall Short Popular methods of defense from Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attacks have proven comically easily to circumvent.
Deutsche Borse Launches Notification Feed for Economic Indicators The new AlphaFlash Risk Signal can help traders adjust their strategies and risk management systems in advance of an economic release.
Public Cloud Security Becoming Less of a Concern The reluctance to adapt to public cloud may be a self-assessment of an IT team’s skill set.
7 Unusual Behaviors That Indicate Security Breaches Breaches create outliers. Identifying anomalous activity can help keep firms in compliance and out of the headlines.
Tech Insight: How To Protect Against Attacks Via Your Third-Party Vendors Third-party business connections often provide attackers easy, unfettered access to bigger, richer networks
Today's Cyber Security is a Game of Cat-and-Mouse A new report from Deloitte suggest financial institutions need to rethink their approach to cyber security investments.
Cyber Risk Is World’s Third Corporate-Risk Priority Financial services topped the list of 26 different industries that cyber criminals most targeted.
Why Bitcoin Won’t Die Despite the headlines following Mt. Gox, Bitcoin is stronger and more resilient than it appears.
What's the Matter With Bitcoin Exchanges? The downfall of Mt. Gox highlights the instability of many virtual currency trading markets.