Tag: data breach

Financial Advisors: How Strong is Your Data Security?

by CDW Financial Services|Nov 21, 2016

According to one compliance expert, about 70% of data breaches involve a compromised user at a given firm. What does that mean for your data security? And how can you protect your firm from…

New guidelines raise questions on mobile security

by CDW Financial Services|Jul 5, 2016

With consumer interest in online and mobile banking growing, nearly every bank is offering or planning to offer these options. But can these banks ensure they’re providing the needed mobile security for their online…

The role of technology in regulatory compliance

by CDW Financial Services|Jul 1, 2016

No matter your segment of financial services, regulatory compliance continues to be a top concern and a possible threat to future growth. However, technology can be a helpful resource to ensure your compliance as…

Cybersecurity spending continues to grow

by CDW Financial Services|Jun 27, 2016

As cybersecurity remains a large challenge for banking institutions, it comes as no surprise that a new study highlights increased spending on cybersecurity. This week’s FIN News Alert looks at the CSO Online article,…

Trending in fintech: data, cybersecurity & biometrics

by CDW Financial Services|Feb 10, 2016

In our recent infographics (here, here and here), we outlined the top financial IT trends in 2016 for banks, credit unions and capital markets firms. This week’s FIN List has the latest on a few…

Protect yourself & your data against visual hackers

by Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman & Founder, Ponemon Institute|Jan 8, 2016

Are you and your data protected against visual hackers? Imagine one of your employees checking work emails on a mobile device at a coffee shop, unaware that a fellow customer is watching him or…

Cybersecurity: Detect, Intercept and Protect

by CDW Financial Services|Jul 14, 2015

Unfortunately, the proof that financial services organizations need to step up their cybersecurity game is in the numbers: 84% of credit unions have been impacted by a data breach.1 There are 350 malware events…

Five tips for a successful systems risk assessment

by Stephen Reyes, Shareholder, CISA; Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund|May 23, 2014

The 2008 financial crisis forever changed our industry. Unfortunately, it also shifted focus away from potential risks to financial institutions’ IT and information systems. Recent data breaches have once again pushed systems risk assessments…

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