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Spend less, do more


Four years ago The Economist wrote a story about how messy IT systems at financial service organizations were a likely factor in the financial crisis. Sadly, much of what was written then is still true today. Financial institutions still struggle with data management.

  1. The digital age has a dark side – cybercrime


    Too big to fail

    Check out this telling infographic about bank’s responses to cybercrime. It highlights some key findings from a survey of 250 banking executives. The report looks at cyber security challenges and opportunities as they relate to banks.

  2. Technology is the key to helping prisons fulfill their duty of care



    Being able to use systems to contribute to and quickly gather information about each prisoner is crucial to providing a duty of care to them as well as staff and the wider community.

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    Over the last 22 years, Jen Dunham has held a TSSCI security clearance with numerous agencies supporting organizations such as FBI, DEA, NSA, CIA, NCTC, State Department, DOE, and state and local law enforcement. In this video, Dunham talks about today’s cybersecurity challenges and her ideas for addressing them.

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    Using social media to tackle crime


    Social media channels were once seen as a quick and easy way to communicate. Today, they can be a powerful channel for active group psychology – powerful enough to overthrow governments. Law enforcement agencies can no long stand on the sidelines – but how do you sift the useful information from the mundane chatter?

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    New payment methods fuel cyber-attacks


    New payment methods (NPMs) are fueling a rush of cyber-attacks across the world, so collaboration between law enforcement and financial institutions is critical to protecting consumers’ money. Ellen Joyner discusses the latest research from Javelin Strategy & Research and Juniper Research, and provides best practices for arming your organization while protecting your customer relationships.