Leaving aside the one supply chain component most likely to fail (the human operative), then with some justification, cyber security is the most serious risk to an organisation's mission critical operations. In its authoritative 2014 Internet Threat Security Report, the respected security software vendor Symantec recorded a 39 per cent increase in zero day vulnerabilities between 2012 and 2013.
For many years, level 1 control was either thin or absent in the 3 lines of Defence model adopted by many financial services organisations. However, in recent years, it has become the linchpin of an efficient control environment. Even in organisations where cost rationalisation is a core strategic objective, boards are freeing up more money and more resources to strengthen control resilience in the first line.
Financial services have become an economic power in their own right. As the process of handling money has given way to complex engineering, so the challenges faced by organisations have increased. TORI has worked with many of the world's leading financial brands to identify, facilitate and manage change.
Currently there are over 6 billion mobile subscriptions globally, and growing. Mobile technology is a booming business and will continue to excel. Dev Patel discusses integrating mobile application development with mobile device management tools.