Staff are a significant risk to their employer’s cyber security according to new research by specialist global executive search and interim management company Norrie Johnston Recruitment (NJR). The research, which forms part of NJR’s cyber security report: how real is the threat and how can you reduce your risk, shows that 23 per cent of employees use the same password for different work applications and 17 per cent write down their passwords, 16 per cent work while connected to public wifi networks and 15 per cent access social media sites on their work PCs. Such bad habits and a lack of awareness about security mean that employees are inadvertently leaving companies’ cyber doors wide open to attack.
Netherlands-based leading insurance group Aegon is joining the ranks of institutional investors which entrust their funds to responsAbility-managed investment solutions. Following a thorough investigation of the potential of microfinance, Aegon has now disbursed its first investments in this specific area of development investments.
Gable Insurance celebrates its tenth birthday in 2016 with record growth as one of Europe’s leading
players, providing insurance to a range of SME sectors in the EU. We talk to CEO, William Dewsall,
about the challenges of building a successful financial services brand.
Darlingtons Solicitors LLP is a London based law firm with a reputation for dynamism and practical
advice, valued by both business and individual clients throughout the city and beyond. We invited
Partner Debbie Serota to tell us more.
Everbridge provides enterprise software applications that automate processes for dealing with critical
situations in order to keep people safe and businesses running. The company’s focus is on
automating the exchange of critical information — to ensure the rapid and reliable distribution of
notifications to employee populations, customers, citizens and communities when events such as
severe weather or an active shooter could endanger people, or IT outages, cybersecurity attacks, or
equipment failures might disrupt businesses.
More than Half Surveyed Think Short-Term Measures of Performance Are Most Important
Insight Report: Impact Investments 2015 - Global Opportunities is a market research analyzing the potential of impact investment in six regions covering North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.
Improving Data and New Labor Department Guidance Address Two Big Hurdles for Investments Tied to Social and Environmental Issues; Merrill Lynch Wealth Institute Whitepaper and Investor Survey Examine the Evolution of Impact Investing
Developed Markets Ex-U.S. and U.S. Mid Cap Latest Introductions
Despite market fluctuations occasionally drawing deep breaths from investors as global economies endeavour to move on from the global financial crisis, investment managers have generally enjoyed returning stability and significantly improved trading conditions in recent years.
A total of 109,561 U.S. properties with foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions -- in August, down 12% from the previous month and down 6% from a year ago.
FICO survey reveals that only 41% of APAC banks have a cyber-incident response capability in place, leaving financial institutions vulnerable to online crime.
National Land Realty has announced its merger with Mississippi Land & Lakes offering further boost for investors in industry.
Confidence amongst Italian CEOs bounced back in the first quarter of 2015, following continued low commodity prices and the European Central Bank’s significant quantitative easing package. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Italy rose 5.3 points to 61.6, its highest level for a year.
Chief financial officers (CFOs) at North American life insurance companies say they continue to face sizable competitive challenges to their profitability, yet only a small number (20%) believe they are well prepared to respond to this competitive environment.
IP Commerce, Inc., developer of innovative products and services that automate business processes for small business owners, launched the newest version of Commerce Sync today. Commerce Sync is a software application that automatically transfers sales information from a point of sale (POS) system or e-commerce solution directly into accounting software on a daily basis.
ACE Group today announced the launch of ACE Multinational Partner, an enhanced package of comprehensive property and casualty insurance.
Zurich have launched their 'Security and Privacy' policy and 'DigitalResolve' an innovative cyber-protection policy and a global breach response service that will support companies facing cyber risks.
Predictive modeling has notably increased in value across several areas of property & casualty (P&C) insurers’ business over the past six years, according to global professional services company Towers Watson’s annual Predictive Modeling Survey.
KPMG has today warned that investment managers must invest in big data and real-time analytics, or risk being caught short in 2015, as the firm predicts an increasingly volatile geopolitical landscape.
Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, released an EMEA focused industry report today, highlighting the top risk factors facing EMEA financial institutions.
Wealth & Finance January 2017
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