Archive for the ‘Expert Advice’ Category

Assuring your technical needs grow with you: The value of a product road map

As data patterns change, governance takes a higher priority and security becomes more complex, Financial Services Institutions are looking to invest in modernizing their transmission platforms. SEEBURGER is ready for this MFT 3.0 drive guided by our significant Banking, Insurance and Financial Services clientele around the world. M&A strategy for FSI with SEEBURGER Over the [...]

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Stretching the IT Spend: Address Pain Points and gain Competitive Advantages with an FSI-specific Platform

Welcome to the first of our series of seven posts on choosing an FSI secure data transmission platform! Over the last 5 years, banking infrastructure decision makers are increasingly being faced with new legislation and compliance regulations that change how IT systems are managed and monitored. IT budgets are expended managing these changes and although [...]

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SEEBURGER not vulnerable to Heartbleed

Here is a short Q&A about SEEBURGER products and services in response to the recently announced security threat called Heartbleed: Are SEEBURGER products affected? No. SEEBURGER products are not directly affected by the Heartbleed Open SSL issue. But we do recommend that your company review any use of Open SSL to ensure your system’s security. [...]

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Online security in the financial services sector is a risky business

Imagine hundreds of billions of dollars vanishing right before your eyes. Well that’s exactly what happened yesterday when someone caused the stock market to temporarily crash by hacking into AP’s Twitter feed and tweeting about a White House bombing that never happened. Unfortunately, hacking, intrusions, phishing and Internet fraud are just some of the malicious [...]

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SEEBURGER Virtual Summit- Trends in Business Integration and Secure File Transfer

Time and again, our customers have requested the opportunity to get together with other SEEBURGER users to share ideas, learn from experiences and discover best practices. As such, we are pleased to announce our first ever Virtual Summit on October 23, from noon to 3 pm eastern time. As we were building out the agenda, [...]

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Financial services firms, banks and cultural change

Last year’s Barclay Bank Libor-rigging scandal was likely caused by cultural problems following a speedy expansion, according to a recent BBC News article. A study found the financial services firm’s strong culture of winning, siloed departments with different values, and lack of emphasis on customer and client needs led to the breakdown. The simple fact [...]

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Managed File Transfer is key for Governance and Compliance

It’s a given that Managed File Transfer (MFT) transfers files. But what exactly makes it stand out from other file transfer solutions? For one, MFT supports the highest levels of governance, compliance and security. That’s why a growing number of companies are turning to MFT. Businesses simply can’t afford to lose data these days, and [...]

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File sharing in the fast lane

It’s in our nature to assume we’re immune—that bad stuff only happens to other people. We tell ourselves that yes, texting and driving is dangerous, but we’re really good drivers so we’re fine. Yes, eating a high-fat diet can cause heart attacks, but those things only happen to other people. Sometimes data breaches happen, and [...]

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Banking software faces rising glitch rate and “tech debt”

As banks face a growing number of costly incidents, it begs the question, why? According to a recent BBC News article and our own experience—the answer lies somewhere between an overdependence on antiquated code, complex line-of-business and geographical variations, mass mergers and acquisitions, tighter SLAs and changes in data transfer patterns. Testing alone won’t be enough [...]

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New Forrester report provides key insight into data security today

Security and risk professionals get it. CIOs get it. CEOs get it. The potential costs that a loss of data can cause are staggering. News reports every year remind us of the clear-cut financial and reputation damage that data loss has caused some organizations. So we know the dangers — but what can we do? [...]

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