Is the new digital landscape reshaping IT roles?

Companies in all industries are being pulled into the digital age. Customers now expect seamless experiences with the online products and services they use, and they will leave behind businesses that aren't able to meet those digital expectations. Many CIOs are managing huge, complex internal systems — many dominated by legacy IT — and cannot [...]

By | September 4th, 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|

Protecting financial services industry data—from the inside

It’s often said that we are our own worst enemies. According to a Ponemon Institute report, employee or contractor negligence is the root cause of almost half of all data breaches. This is important to note in the financial services and insurancesector—where data breaches can be downright catastrophic. According to the report, the majority of [...]

By | September 12th, 2013|

How did you learn to swim?

Hopefully you had a swim coach rather than a quick shove into the deep end of the pool. Just like learning how to swim, bridging the gap between what employees know about data security and what they do about it during the course of a normal day requires guidance. That guidance must be interesting and [...]

By | August 22nd, 2013|

Top 10 Benefits of Using a Single Platform for Transactions of All Types

Significant business benefits come with replacing outdated, disparate systems with a single platform that can handle all types of data transfer securely and reliably. First, the following benefits are associated with using a single platform for transferring both structured and unstructured data: Reduces risk, cuts operating costs, improves customer service, shortens time to market Speeds [...]

By | August 7th, 2013|

How File Transfer Solutions are Like a Car

In a way, finding the perfect file transfer solution is like finding the perfect car. Like a Lamborghini, some technology is just way out of your budget. Like a Hyundai, some solutions (like email, Dropbox and FTP) seem amazing because they’re super inexpensive. Then there is the reliable BMW, that’s safe, intelligent and full of [...]

By | July 25th, 2013|

Email and Data Security — Not a match made in heaven

Alas, some things just aren’t meant to be—Ashton and Demi, Michael Bolton and long hair, dogs and cats, email and sensitive corporate information. Yet most people today use email to send anything without even thinking about data security. The problem is that even though email seems way more advanced than licking a stamp and dropping [...]

By | June 20th, 2013|

Now’s the time to secure your data, reputation and brand

The most important asset your company has is information—often highly confidential or proprietary information about your customers, business partners, employees, intellectual property, and more. We’re talking about employee social security numbers, banking and accounting information, and proprietary product information. Here’s the thing. Eighty percent of that information is kept in files, not the ERP systems [...]

By | June 13th, 2013|