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As cyber-attacks continue to challenge the financial industry, security remains the top priority for financial services in an ever-evolving landscape of threats. Last month, Options - a leading provider of financial technology managed services, IT infrastructure, and cybersecurity - sponsored the SALT Conference, which featured cybersecurity and regulation high on the agenda throughout the week.  Speaking at the conference, Admiral James Stavridis, (NATO's 16th Supreme Allied Commander Europe & 15th Commander of the U.S. European... [Read More]
by RSS Brian Forster  |  Jun 24, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Businesses today face an ever-evolving threatscape with growing pressure to rethink security strategies for long-term sustainability. As a result, corporate finance teams are more actively partnering with IT to ensure the organization’s security strategies protect critical financial data. Fortinet’s Araldo Menegon discusses the issues and trends affecting corporate finance teams today. Q&A with Araldo Menegon, Global Managing Director Financial Services at Fortinet Isn’t security managed by corporate IT? Why do finance... [Read More]
by RSS Darlene Gannon  |  Jun 22, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Businesses today face an ever-evolving threatscape with growing pressure to rethink security strategies for long-term sustainability. As a result, corporate finance teams are more actively partnering with IT to ensure the organization’s security strategies protect critical financial data. Fortinet’s Araldo Menegon discusses the issues and trends affecting corporate finance teams today.Q&A with Araldo Menegon, Global Managing Director Financial Services at Fortinet Isn’t security managed by corporate IT? Why do finance teams need to get involved?More... [Read More]
by RSS Darlene Gannon  |  May 31, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Business to Business, or B2B networks are pervasive within Financial Services network environments. They are also highly vulnerable to attack.  One reason is that these networks are often woefully unprotected. Some organizations have implemented simple firewall capabilities into these B2B networks, and most have VPNs. But because performance is paramount, security is often seen as a bottleneck; so many of these networks are often only secured using simple router ACLs (RACLs) and NAT. Seriously.With the global transition to digital business impacting... [Read More]
by RSS Araldo Menegon  |  May 25, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News
Q&A with Brian Forster The financial services sector is a high-value target for hackers, and therefore always under attack. While it’s critical to ensure effective security, financial services must also be able to conduct business in real time—with no network slowdowns given they’ve been deemed critical infrastructure by many governments. Fortinet's Brian Forster offers some perspectives on the current state of cybersecurity for the industry.  1) What are the biggest security threats financial... [Read More]
by RSS John Welton  |  May 09, 2016  |  Filed in: Industry Trends & News