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Content tagged with Security posted in November 2012
Can Banks Prevent the Next Cyber Attack?
News  |  11/29/2012  | 
Banks knew this past September's DDoS attack was coming, but were powerless to stop it. What can be done to prevent the next attack from succeeding?
NYSE Hires Ex-Homeland Security Chief after SEC Security Lapse
News  |  11/19/2012  | 
NYSE Euronext hired former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to make sure sensitive exchange data was not breached after the SEC left its computers unencrypted.
SEC Staffers Used Unsecured PCs for Personal Use
News  |  11/12/2012  | 
Several SEC staffers responsible for monitoring the markets and exchanges broadly misused computer equipment to download music and failed to properly safeguard sensitive information.
SEC Left Computers Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks
News  |  11/9/2012  | 
SEC staffers failed to encrypt some of their computers containing highly sensitive information from stock exchanges, leaving the data vulnerable to cyber attacks.
Capital Markets Outlook 2013: Business Sourcing Gains Traction
News  |  11/6/2012  | 
The economic environment following the financial crisis has forced financial firms to scrutinize all aspects of the business to determine which business processes can be managed and run by partners.
Capital Markets Outlook 2013: On Guard Against Hacktivists
News  |  11/5/2012  | 
Banks must keep hacktivists from penetrating their systems, potentially gaining access to highly confidential data, disrupting service and causing thousands of dollars in lost business, as well as huge damage to a firm's reputation.

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