Unpicking Gartner’s Latest List of Must-See Emerging Technologies

Unpicking Gartner’s Latest List of Must-See Emerging Technologies

In a world beset by geopolitical and economic uncertainty, one thing remains inviolable: the onward march of technological innovation. It is the driver of sustainable growth and better business decision making. It promises to uplift worker productivity, generate cost savings, improve process efficiency and transform user experience. But finding the ... Read More
Tackling Data Security Challenges in Hybrid and Cloud Banking Environments

Tackling Data Security Challenges in Hybrid and Cloud Banking Environments

Financial institutions are among the most regulated businesses in the world. That’s understandable given their role in a key critical infrastructure sector and rising threat levels across the industry. It’s why in the EU, the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) will soon take effect, to improve baseline security efforts in ... Read More
Fixing a $12bn Challenge for Banks Through Data-Centric Security

Fixing a $12bn Challenge for Banks Through Data-Centric Security

The challenges presented by cyber risk have always loomed large for IT and business leaders in financial services. But today they have arguably reached a tipping point. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) devotes a whole chapter to the topic in its latest Global Financial Stability Report. It claims that more ... Read More
Accelerating the Journey to PCI DSS 4.0 Compliance with ACI Worldwide

Accelerating the Journey to PCI DSS 4.0 Compliance with ACI Worldwide

Regulatory compliance is a fact of life for any business. And for those that accept, process, store or transmit credit card information, that means ensuring they meet the exacting requirements of PCI DSS. The card industry data security standard is two decades old this year, and its latest iteration promises ... Read More
Case Study: Why Data-Centric Security Is a Must-Have for the Insurance Sector

Case Study: Why Data-Centric Security Is a Must-Have for the Insurance Sector

Insurance is fundamentally a data-driven business. The insights that carriers can extract from the vast volumes of customer data they process can add huge competitive advantage–enabling them to detect fraud and optimize premium pricing more effectively. But this often highly sensitive data is also a risk in itself—from a compliance ... Read More
Cybersecurity in the Boardroom: A Strategic Driver for Growth

Cybersecurity in the Boardroom: A Strategic Driver for Growth

Cybersecurity has struggled for many years to make it onto the boardroom agenda. The perception of it as a purely technology function with limited strategic importance has led many organizations to take a short-term, check-box approach to managing cyber risk. This grossly undervalues the role cyber can and should have ... Read More
Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Safeguarding the Retail Ecosystem

Supply Chain Cybersecurity: Safeguarding the Retail Ecosystem

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The global economy is built on supply chains. But one sector more reliant than most on complex networks of interrelated businesses is retail. The average retailer may not even realize how many suppliers it has across physical and digital channels. Together, this web of relationships ensures goods get from source ... Read More
Fortifying Finance: Navigating the Cybersecurity Landscape in Banking

Fortifying Finance: Navigating the Cybersecurity Landscape in Banking

The global financial services market was worth over $25 trillion in 2022. That kind of wealth inevitably attracts malicious activity. Cyber-criminals are broadly speaking after the wealth of highly monetizable personal and financial data that financial institutions hold on their customers, or access to their accounts. But at the same ... Read More
How Cybersecurity Can Be a Catalyst for Technology Innovation

How Cybersecurity Can Be a Catalyst for Technology Innovation

Innovation is a primary engine of growth for modern business. It helps organizations stay relevant at a time of intense technological change. It can also help them to become more efficient. And it can even encourage the brightest and best talent to join the company, as well creating a buzz ... Read More
How Insurers Can Grow Their Data-Centric Business Through Improved Cybersecurity

How Insurers Can Grow Their Data-Centric Business Through Improved Cybersecurity

Data and users are what usually attract cyber-criminals to specific sectors and organizations. And the insurance industry has both in droves. While carriers play an integral role in helping their customers to transfer financial liability for serious security breaches, they risk themselves becoming a target ... Read More