GDPR: Readiness Playbook. Beware, prepare or despair.

GDPR is making a lot of noise both domestically and globally. Recently major US technology companies, the FANG companies (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google), have made a splash with the opening of new privacy centers along with attention to data privacy to help their companies comply with Europe’s GDPR regulation that will arrive in just [...]

By | March 21st, 2018|

GDPR and Managed File Transfer

The EU Data Protection Ordinance (EU-DSGVO) and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) lead to a far-reaching harmonization of European data protection law for personal data. By law the changes are mandatory on the 25th of May 2018, so the clock is ticking. The GDPR’s definition of ‘personal data’ the so called Personally Identifiable Information, [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): The sword of Damocles for international companies

The 2-year transition period for the introduction of the GDPR requirements ends on May 25th, 2018. From then on, European data protection will play an even more important role. The harmonization of the principles at European level replaces national unilateral efforts about the protection of personal data. Violations of data protection are no longer punished [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|

Achieving “Last mile” delivery success is key to becoming a “Digital Ready Enterprise”

The 2017 Holiday Season has just ended. As a retailer, how do you think you performed around key KPI’s –especially last mile delivery?  Did you miss some delivery times?  Did you ship in multiple separate shipments from different locations?  Were consumer “delivery” complaints higher than planned?  If so, then perhaps some technical tweaking is required [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|

5 Ways Secure Managed File Transfer Can Improve Your Business

With an increased focus on IT security, the use of FTP solutions is being re-examined by businesses across all vertical sectors. SecureManaged File Transfer(MFT) closes the gap by securing the end-to-end management of data transfers – from provisioning through transmission, ensuring guaranteed delivery – across your business and with trading partners. Discover why your data [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|

Legacy Modernization-Embrace the Digital Transformation

Legacy modernization is a constant attempt for companies to improve their services and to provide the quickest access to information. Organizations are challenged to cope with new applications and to constantly adapt their legacy software to keep up with the latest trends on the business field. The purpose is to improve customer service and compete with [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|

Millennials are Growing up! Is your bank ready?

Bankers, you're forgiven if you're a little confused on what to do with millennials given the seemingly endless — and often conflicting — research released about the younger generation's attitude toward financial institutions. As consumers, Millennials’ relationships with brands and how they choose to do business has been truly perplexing to most. In no area [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|

Anti-Money Laundering Enforcement: What to Expect

Banks and other financial institutions entered 2017 facing an increasingly daunting framework of anti-money-laundering (AML) laws and regulations. During the past several years, regulatory agencies have been aggressively stepping up their enforcement actions, and they’ve levied huge fines for compliance failures. Having a comprehensive compliance program in place is becoming more critical than ever. Financial [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|

Countdown to GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), agreed upon by the European Parliament and Council in April 2016, will replace the Data Protection Directive 95/46/ec in Spring 2018 as the primary law regulating how companies protect EU citizens' personal data. Companies that are already in compliance with the Directive must ensure that they’re compliant with the new requirements of [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|

PSD2: Will you be Ready in 2018?

Don’t let regulatory compliance be a tsunami. Keep Calm and Compliance On In this four-part blog series we will cover the key requirements of PSD2, MIFID II, GDPR and AML. It all began in 2007, with the Payment Service Providers Directive (PSD), which sought to create a single payment market in the European Union to [...]

By | June 20th, 2017|