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Full-fidelity analytics and regulatory compliance in financial services
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
This report discusses how the key to optimizing business operations in the financial services sector is maintaining an efficient and comprehensive Big Data infrastructure. • New regulatory compliance laws mean financial services organizations are required to be able to access years of historical data in response to regulators’ requests for information • Federal stress tests have increased the demand for predictability and integrated solutions for capital asset management. • The size, expense, and complexity of data management at this scale easily overwhelms traditional systems
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Western Union implements enterprise data hub on its path to deliver an omni-channel customer experience
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
Read how Western Union built an enterprise data hub to drive actionable insights that help the company create products and services that are relevant to its customers. • Transformation at Western Union is driven by massive amounts of transactional data • Western Union strives to support and simplify this volume from different channels and devices • Customer experience and security, risk and compliance will benefit from a solution that brings together structured and unstructured data stores
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Three factors entrenching Big Data in financial services
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
The definition of Big Data is rapidly changing within the financial services industry—pivoting from a measure of volume, variety, and velocity to an evaluation of systems-enabled strategy. - The most important issues relate to the potential of analysing full data sets spanning multiple silos - Successful data-driven firms use modern infrastructure to go beyond future-proofing the data centre against larger operational efficiency demands - Technology and competition are forcing wholesale banks to prioritize core competencies and market fit
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Information-driven financial services, big data, and the enterprise data hub
By Cloudera | 31/10/2014
With trends towards increased competition and shrinking margins, an information advantage has emerged as key to maintaining and growing profit in the global financial services industry. • Today, financial services firms rely on data as the basis of their industry. • More important than the availability of data are the efficiency and effectiveness with which firms are able to scale and protect Big Data across multiple use cases • Every sector of the industry faces the tremendous challenge on a daily basis to neutralize inbound pressures and threats
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Big Data must become a first class citizen in enterprise
By Cloudera | 29/10/2014
Big Data within the enterprise is about having more access to data to gain insight into competitive, strategic, or operational issues facing the organization. •Big Data must integrate with the IT organization, the data center and the business •Enterprises must look to find the best way to analyse and use data •Data operations should cover manageability, security, and integration
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Symantec Business Data Protection Kit
By Symantec | 24/10/2014
Cyber Attacks are painful and destructive. It’s essential to defend your business with a powerful protection system. In this whitepaper, you’ll learn how to get cyber resilient and safeguard your data: • Find out which questions you should ask to find a security solution that works with your business • Understand why your business is a bigger target than you thought • Learn how to protect your brand and bottom line by quickly detecting and responding to attacks
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Mobile Workspaces: Protect critical business information while embracing mobility
By Citrix Online | 15/10/2014
How does an IT organization craft a mobility strategy that improves productivity and flexibility for people who work from anywhere, while also meeting the ever-increasing security demands of the business?
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Symantec 2014 Internet Security Threat Report
By Symantec | 14/10/2014
The 2014 Internet Security Threat Report highlights the developments in cyber-crime in the last year and provides an analysis in global threat activity. Highlights from the report are: • Hackers continuing to attack PCs, as well as mobile devices, security cameras, routers and more • The number of data breaches has risen 62% from 2013, identity breaches up 493% • Ransomware attacks rose 500% and have evolved into more vicious assaults
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14 Tips for your Data Protection Plan
By Symantec | 14/10/2014
This paper outlines the 14 “best practice” tips to help manage the security threats you’re potentially facing. By downloading you’ll learn: • The steps you should follow to protect your organisation from security threats • The measures and policies you should have in place from start to finish • Plus, get an opportunity to get the full picture on the current internet security threat environment
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Infographic: Phishing. Who’s being targeted?
By Symantec | 14/10/2014
Targeted phishing attacks are affecting the security in businesses of all sizes. This helpful infographic shows who’s at risk, why data breaches are growing and the layers of defence you can have. • 1 in 2 phishing attacks have been targeted at large enterprises • Attacks on businesses with 1 to 250 employees have increased in the last two years • Most mobile vulnerabilities are on the Apple iOS platform
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