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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in January 2014
Finding the Secure Lining in the Cloud
News  |  1/31/2014  | 
37 percent of cyber-attacks are leveled at financial services companies.
SunGard Hackathon Produces Algo Trading, Visualization and Security Apps
News  |  1/31/2014  | 
Over 425 SunGard developers participated in a global 48-hour hackathon to develop new tools and ideas for SunGard clients.
Cloud Vendors Face Deeper Security Questions
News  |  1/29/2014  | 
Client hoping to provide that extra level of insurance are getting smarter about their questions around security.
Markit Hires Veteran to Develop New Trader Dashboard for Buy Side
News  |  1/29/2014  | 
The company hired Tom Conigliaro to head up its Trading Services Group, which will develop the new Trader Dashboard with triggers and streaming inputs to inform buy-side strategies.
Nasdaq Announces TradeGuard, New Risk Management Solutions
News  |  1/28/2014  | 
Nasdaq expanded its Access Services suite with an upgrade of the acquired risk management platform, FTEN.
Real-Time Monitoring Spreads Beyond the Front Office to Risk Systems
News  |  1/28/2014  | 
London-based ITRS and Excelian developed a real-time performance monitoring interface for Murex, once considered to be middle office, but sell side customers are now scrutinizing downstream and upstream interdependencies among systems.
Big Data Influences More Long-Term Storage
News  |  1/24/2014  | 
More firms are keeping data they could legally toss. Is this "keep everything" approach sustainable?
This is Why AIFMD Annex IV Reports Demand More Attention
News  |  1/23/2014  | 
The initial VOP filing deadline has just passed, but it was a breeze compared to the reporting challenges ahead.
Centercore: The Flexible Datacenter
News  |  1/14/2014  | 
Fidelity Investments develops a modular datacenter that can grow at 500 kilowatt increments.
Rethinking The Financial Services Data Center
News  |  1/13/2014  | 
Shifting market dynamics, cost pressures, and maturing technologies are forcing financial services organizations to re-examine their love affair with the traditional datacenter.
5 High-Risk Security Blunders of Senior Managers
Slideshows  |  1/10/2014  | 
In a recent survey, many senior leaders admitted to frequently engaging in high-risk behavior.
Shadow Accounting Steps into the Spotlight
Commentary  |  1/10/2014  | 
Investors have put pressure on hedge funds to ensure that accounting reports from independent administrators have been validated, writes Ron Kashden of Ingenious Initiatives.
The OFR Annual Report: Connectivity, Contagion and Risk
News  |  1/9/2014  | 
The OFR's report addresses contagion in financial networks, which involves the interconnectedness of the financial system, coupled with the effects of leverage.
The Shadow-Accounting Outsource Evolution
News  |  1/9/2014  | 
Over the past decade increased complexity and transparency demands have shifted hedge funds toward outsourced shadow-accounting.
Reg SCI To The Rescue?
News  |  1/8/2014  | 
The SEC's proposed Regulation SCI includes mandatory requirements to boost resiliency and compliance standards in automated trading systems, but market participants have their doubts and are requesting changes.
Why Senior Executives Are Risk Management's Worst Enemy
News  |  1/8/2014  | 
Whoops. 58% of senior managers have accidentally shared sensitive information with the wrong person
Back Office Real-Time Risk Analysis in High Demand
News  |  1/6/2014  | 
Classic back office tools are starting to leverage real-time data functionality. Supportive data intensive applications are quickly becoming a necessity.
The OFR Annual Report: RAGs to Riches
Commentary  |  1/3/2014  | 
The OFR's annual report on the state of the financial system is an interesting read that contains a variety of financial information and metrics about the industry.

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