Financial services businesses say multi-cloud is central to their plans for AI, containers and blockchain, 451 Research reveals

The Canonical commissioned study found that 60% of financial services businesses bank on the benefits of multi-cloud to support emerging technologies, but significant skills gap still exists An independent report by 451 Research, ‘Multi-Cloud Fundamental to Financial Services Transformation’, found that financial services businesses are looking to emerging technologies at Continue Reading

Adapting Network Security for DevOps in Financial Services

The financial services sector is expected to continue to deliver new, customer-driven and business-critical capabilities as they continue their transition to a digital business model. For example, customers have come to expect to be able to access and make changes to their financial information online and through mobile web applications. Continue Reading

Reliable Low Latency Streaming With SRT: Now Available in Wowza Streaming Engine

August 28, 2017 by Chris Michaels From user-generated content to online gaming; from financial trading to security platforms; today’s streaming apps and services are highly interactive experiences, facilitated by low-latency streaming delivery. But achieving low latency, with high reliability and security simultaneously can be a challenge, especially when delivering over the Continue Reading

How Your Own People Pose a Threat to Financial Services Cybersecurity

Because financial services organizations are at an inherently greater risk due to the sensitive nature of the data they store, and the often-monetary motivations of cybercriminals, they are keenly aware of the damage that can result from a data breach. Data shows that the financial services sector was the most Continue Reading

How Financial Services Network Security Strategies Have Recently Evolved

Network security has become increasingly complicated for financial services providers due to the popularity of the Internet of Things (IoT) and consumer desire to access valuable data on various mobile devices. While financial institutions are transitioning their network security strategies to keep up with these current consumer demands and give Continue Reading

Blockchain and Financial System Impact

Blockchain is a technology that basically distributes a ledger. For those of you in the financial management world, you know a ledger as the trusted source of transactions or facts. The same is true with blockchain. But instead of existing in a large leather bound tome or in a financial Continue Reading

How Advanced Threat Protection Can Help Protect Financial Data

Technology integration in the financial services industry has opened opportunities that could only be dreamed of a few decades back. Around the turn of the millennium, we began seeing banks set up websites for internet-based banking, and about a decade later, mobile banking customers began tapping their smartphones to make Continue Reading

The Move to Consolidation and Integration: Simplifying Security in Financial Services

In meeting with large financial institutions, the single biggest thing we keep hearing about is the need to simplify and consolidate their security infrastructure. As Financial Services has evolved from person-to-person transactions to a fully digital business model, the industry’s networks have evolved as well, become increasingly complex and more Continue Reading

Extending the Security Fabric: FortiOS 5.6 and Intent-Based Network Security

The financial potential of the new digital economy is driving the rapid evolution of today’s networks. For decades, the substructure of the network remained relatively unchanged: data traffic was routed from point A to point B over a predictable array of devices, cables, and ports using well established protocols and Continue Reading

Byline: Four Things To Look For When Choosing A Financial Services Cloud Security Provider

From large banks to insurance companies, financial services organizations are leveraging the cloud to stay ahead of the competition and deliver the best customer experiences that they can. Bloomberg reports that 25 of the world’s 38 largest financial institutions and insurance companies have signed up with Microsoft’s cloud business and Continue Reading

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