Building blocks of good Tech for the financial services and wealth management sector

A global Financial Services Technology leader says that “Technology is becoming a transforming agent for the financial services and wealth management industry”, and a fellow expert states that “Digital and technology should be at the heart of operation models.“   But what about financial services companies, and their customers, who aren’t yet quite ready to…

Why is Mobile Device Management important?

Why is Mobile Device Management important? The past decade has brought a massive influx of mobile technology into the workplace, first via corporate device programs and now through personal device policies (aka, BYOD). More and more companies are choosing to allow their employees to gain access to their corporate email, corporate intranet, SharePoint etc. Whilst…

What is the strength of your password?

Informative blog first posted on Help Net Security and credited to their authors, shared article. Password inadequacy remains a top threat Waterfall Security: Trust issues with your firewalls? New research from the WatchGuard Threat Lab revealed that 50 percent of government and military employee LinkedIn passwords were weak enough to be cracked in less than two…

Held to ransom – Ransomware

From AI-powered hacking to tampering with voting systems, there are some big risks on our radar screen in 2018. We can all agree that Ransomware is one of the biggest and most destructive threats your IT infrastructure has faced in recent years. Currently, there are well over 120 separate ransomware families, and there’s been a…