Effective Threat Detection Strategies for the Financial Industry

Effective Threat Detection Strategies for the Financial Industry

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.

July 13, 2016
Leading Dutch Insurance Group Aegon Invests in Microfinance

Leading Dutch Insurance Group Aegon Invests in Microfinance

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.

July 05, 2016
The Business Elite UK CEO of the Year 2016

The Business Elite UK CEO of the Year 2016

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.

June 30, 2016

Darlingtons Solicitors: Raising the Bar

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.

January 04, 2017

CEO of the Month

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.

May 04, 2016

Survey Reveals Misconceptions About Investment Performance and Risk

More than Half Surveyed Think Short-Term Measures of Performance Are Most Important

November 26, 2015

Impact Investment Market Opportunities for Wealth Management Sector

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.

November 12, 2015

Impact Investing Cleared for Take-off

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

November 10, 2015

Continued Expansion of the Calvert Responsible Index Series

Developed Markets Ex-U.S. and U.S. Mid Cap Latest Introductions

November 05, 2015

Shifting the Risk Landscape

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.

October 02, 2015

U.S. Foreclosure Activity Decreases 6 Percent in August

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.

September 17, 2015

64% of Leading APAC Bankers Feel Unprepared for a Cyberattack

FICO survey reveals that only 41% of APAC banks have a cyber-incident response capability in place, leaving financial institutions vulnerable to online crime.

July 28, 2015

Land Insurance Industry Boosted Thanks to Merger

National Land Realty has announced its merger with Mississippi Land & Lakes offering further boost for investors in industry.

July 17, 2015

Economic Confidence Rebounds amongst Italian Business Leaders

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.

May 05, 2015

Life Insurers Challenged by Competitive Landscape

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.

May 05, 2015

Business Owners Save 300 Hours a Year with Automated Accounting App

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.

April 29, 2015

ACE Packages New Multinational Insurance Solution for UK and Ireland Customers

ACE Group today announced the launch of ACE Multinational Partner, an enhanced package of comprehensive property and casualty insurance.

March 30, 2015

Zurich Responds to International Demand for Comprehensive Cyber Policy

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.

March 16, 2015

Insurers Say Predictive Modeling Is Boosting Their Profits

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.

February 10, 2015

Investment Managers: Fill Your Stockings with Big Data and Real-Time Analytics

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.

December 19, 2014

Report Identifies Key Risks for Financial Institutions Across EMEA

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.

December 10, 2014

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