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US Bank Regulators Tighten Cyber-Security Efforts Around SWIFT
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
Following the theft of millions of dollars from Bangladesh Bank via the international financial messaging system SWIFT, US banking regulators have outlined steps to tighten cyber-security at the nation's banks.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading,
Visa Debuts Developer Platform
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility,
4 Data Security Tips For CIOs
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Security challenges facing CIOs will continue to escalate because the payoffs are high for perpetrators, and risks are relatively low. Here are four tips to help turn your organization -- and your data -- into less appealing targets for the bad guys.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
Bitcoin, Security Concerns Drive Blockchain Technology Adoption
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Surprising players, such as IBM, are adopting the blockchain technology known best for Bitcoin transactions.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek,
Heartland CEO: Dealing Honestly With Data Breaches
InformationWeek Staff, Video
At this year's InformationWeek Conference in Las Vegas, Heartland CEO Robert O. Carr spoke about how his company publicly confronted a huge data breach that exposed millions of credit card records to cyber-criminals. Is honesty the best policy when it comes to security? Carr thinks it is.
By InformationWeek Staff ,
Cyber-Security In Insurance: 7 Things To Know
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Insurers need to boost their security knowledge amidst the growing risk of cyberattacks.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading,
7 Tech Skills for Insurance Pros
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
Analytics, security and communication are critical skills for insurance tech professionals in 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading,
What Will Insurers Face on the Regulatory Front in 2015?
Peggy Bresnick Kendler, Contributing Writer
Among the regulatory challenges facing insurers in 2015 are TRIA uncertainty and new requirements around capital standards and ORSA. Data mastery is key to compliance.
By Peggy Bresnick Kendler Contributing Writer,
CES 2015 Preview: 8 Hot Trends
Kevin Casey,
Tech's annual celebration of gadgets, robots, and connected everything kicks off soon in Vegas. Here's what will grab the spotlight at CES 2015.
By Kevin Casey ,
Underwriting Insurance Data Security
Stephen Treglia, Legal Counsel, Absolute Software
Because insurance companies operate in the most complex regulatory environment, the consequences of data breaches are many and varied.
By Stephen Treglia Legal Counsel, Absolute Software,
Protecting Customer Privacy at Amica
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
The implementation of sound masking technology has enhanced the privacy of meetings and client phone conversations.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading,
Aligning Technology, People & Processes for Data Security
Jonathan Camhi, Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology
Combating today's hackers will take the right mix of technology, people, and processes.
By Jonathan Camhi Associate Editor, Bank Systems and Technology,
The Value of Predictive Analytics in Financial Services
Ingo Mierswa, CEO and Founder, RapidMiner
Risk management and customer data are two key areas where data analytics is being applied in financial services.
By Ingo Mierswa CEO and Founder, RapidMiner,
Educating the Public on Data Security
Brad Cummins, Founder, Local Life Agents
Insurers can provide the peace of mind their customers crave by sharing information on security practices.
By Brad Cummins Founder, Local Life Agents,
What SIUs Want: An Easier Way to Take Aim at Soft Fraud
Joseph Bracken, VP, Product Management, Enservio
From the special investigative unit perspective, soft fraud is like a cancer: It's a silent but deadly disease that's not easy to detect.
By Joseph Bracken VP, Product Management, Enservio,
John Hancock Rolls Out ‘Genius Bar’-Style IT Help Desk
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Many Manulife divisions are taking the walk-in approach to IT support, according to VP of end-user services Jacques Ouimet.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
A Secure Approach to Data Privacy
Lisa McLaughlin, CISO, VP of Information Security and Data Integrity, SS&C Technologies
With the increasing importance of information security and recent cyber attacks, it's time for businesses to make strategic privacy decisions.
By Lisa McLaughlin CISO, VP of Information Security and Data Integrity, SS&C Technologies,
Making The Commercial Personal
Nathan Golia, Senior editor, Insurance & Technology
Analytics investment and implementation separates the most effective companies from the laggards, says Zurich North America's Tom Peach.
By Nathan Golia Senior editor, Insurance & Technology,
The Once & Future Insurance IT Leader
Kathy Burger, Editorial Director
Insurance & Technology’s 2014 Elite 8 CIOs have what it takes to lead in a changing and challenging business environment.
By Kathy Burger Editorial Director,
Changing the Security Mindset
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
As cyber attacks evolve in number and complexity, financial services organizations must embrace proactive security strategies.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading,
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