Recent issues raised in the media demonstrate how vulnerable Financial Services organisations have become. They're not just vulnerable to security threats and fraud, but to the media itself. There is nothing more satisfying for a newspaper Editor to report the 'scandalous behaviour' of banks that 'allow…
The NCA stated there were 2.46 million ‘cyber incidents’ last year, including 700,000 frauds, however, the true scale of criminality is likely to be far bigger because of what it calls "a serious problem" of under-reporting.
Most people are thrust into a position of leadership from a high competence in a managerial or functional role. At that stage there is limited support as to how the role has changed and often it has still some managerial and functional components that new leaders often keep hanging on to.
Today environmental and business changes, as well as new and emerging technology, evolves faster than a typical, traditional migration programme. The consequence of this is that both migration and operations has to be done simultaneously and CIO/CTOs have to evolve their management to manage operations
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
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