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Keeping Up with Customer Experience in 2021 and Beyond

2020 was a pivotal year, with COVID-19 profoundly changing the ways we live, work, and transact. And in many industries, the trends brought on by the pandemic—physical distancing, limitations on non-essential services, and new health and safety regulations—will only continue to define how businesses operate. Supply chains, for instance, have yet…

Businesses @ Work (from Home): The Finance Edition

As the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-in-place regulations continue to keep people at home, businesses around the world have adapted to new ways of operating—with many looking to quickly deploy solutions to keep large remote workforces connected, productive, and secure. Organizations in the banking and finance industries are no different—and with…

Are You Ready for Open Banking?

Historically, banks are seen as very conservative entities, not known for sharing their internal processes or customer data. This closed environment is driven by the inherent security risks associated with the world of finance. However, implemented last year, new international legislation is poised to regulate an unprecedented level of openness in…

Fintech — Securely Disrupting How we Bank

Financial technology (fintech) is one of the hottest categories of tech, and a major disruptor in banking and financial services. Billion-dollar valuation companies such as Stripe, Sofi and Square are competing with traditional financial institutions, and winning. And while these old-world companies have been taken by surprise, they are adapting…

A Secure Investment: Okta for Financial Services

We know that the cloud is fast becoming the main hub of business and commerce in today's world. Yet many financial services firms have been lagging behind when it comes to adopting cloud technologies. As Nasdaq CIO Bradley Peterson points out, today's cloud systems are actually more secure than the majority of company firewalls. Many of these…

What you need to know about New York's cybersecurity regulation

Monday, August 28, 2017 marked the first compliance deadline for the New York Department of Financial Services' (NYDFS) cybersecurity regulation 23 NYCRR 500. For those of you in organizations regulated by the DFS, you probably already know 23 NYCRR 500 was first implemented in March last year with the goal of establishing minimum security…

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