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Overcoming board-level cybersecurity obstacles in the financial services industry

Dottie Schindlinger, Diligent

Today’s financial services institutions are challenged to keep pace with changing and covert cybersecurity threats. Since financial institutions are among some of the most appealing targets for hackers, it is critical for these organisations to remain extra vigilant about securing confidential information.

Be honest about digital transformation, it’s a risky business – BT Security CEO

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The risks are big, but the opportunities are even bigger; that’s why only the bravest are making the most of the digital economy to date.

NextLabs and NIST team for access rights management framework in financial services

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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the US Department of Commerce promoting innovation and industrial competitiveness, and cybersecurity tech specialist NextLabs have partnered to develop a framework for implementing and administering access rights management (ARM) in the financial services sector.

Cybersecurity progress will require speaking the right language

Brian Stapleton, BRG

Elizabeth Denham, the UK’s information commissioner, made an astute point when she recently called for senior bank executives to get the same cybersecurity training as front-line staff, following the global WannaCry ransomware attack. But implementing the kind of comprehensive cyber defence strategy which includes such training will require a monumental culture shift at the top.

Infographic: why your moat is no longer enough to protect your castle

Infographic Fortify Your Castle Q2

In the 1600s, Spain built an impregnable defence system to protect the San Juan Bay in Puerto Rico. This defence in-depth system fortified San Juan with three lines of defence, marking a high point in military engineering for the time period. A similar model could be used to protect your institution’s account holders from today’s cyberattacks. But with 15.4 million Americans falling victim to identity fraud last year, three lines of defence are no longer enough.

Infographic: making security manageable through network segmentation

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This infographic, created by Tufin, looks at the current threat landscape and how network segmentation can help keep organisations secure from today’s sophisticated cyberattacks.

Softbank ups investment in security AI firm Cybereason

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Softbank has upped its investment in security firm Cybereason, as the focus on artificial intelligence (AI) continues.

Oracle taps into AI buzz to calm security fears

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Oracle has announced a number of updates to its security portfolio focusing on leveraging the buzz surrounding machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and contextual awareness technologies.

Four best practices in responding to a security breach

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You need to tell your customers you’ve been hacked. Now what?

AI is the only option in the future of cyber security – Ericsson

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The cybersecurity wars of the future will be fought by good artificial intelligence (AI) bots and bad ones, with the rest of us just watching to see who wins.

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