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FinTech’s Cyber Arms Race: The FinTech Influencers Third Meeting | Harrington Starr

FinTech’s Cyber Arms Race: The FinTech Influencers Third Meeting | Harrington Starr | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it

The White Paper following our most recent Influencers meeting

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Read the overview from the 3rd in our series of FinTech Influencers meets. A fascinating insight into the future of security within the financial services

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Finextra news: New .bank domain attracts 3000 applications

Finextra news: New .bank domain attracts 3000 applications | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Finextra: More than 3000 financial institutions have applied for .bank domain names within 24 hours of the more secure Web address going on general release.
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Is it any wonder, with Security the word on everyone's lips at the moment, that when offered a more secure domain name, the market goes a little crazy?!

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Finextra video:The new age of collaboration

Finextra video:The new age of collaboration | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Finextra: Mark Evans, global head of client integration, HSBC talks about the growing relationship between traditional banks and the budding FinTech sector.
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HSBC Head of Client Integration talks about the traditional banks finally embracing the FinTech sector and how it is set to catapult the industry forward

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Finextra news: New York watchdog blasts cyber security at banks' third party vendors

Finextra news: New York watchdog blasts cyber security at banks' third party vendors | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Finextra: New York State's financial services watchdog is set to tighten up the rules on cyber-security standards for third party vendors working for banks after finding "significant" vulnerabilities in current relationships.
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In a year that has already been described as the year of the hacker, the NYDFS is looking at where they can set a higher bar for security standards for third party vendors wanting to work with banks

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FinTech Innovation Awards 2015: Winners and Show Report

FinTech Innovation Awards 2015: Winners and Show Report | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it

Last week, bobsguide and PaymentEye FinTech held the FinTech Innovation Awards 2015 (FIAs) at The Brewery, London. With over 400 industry experts and delegates in attendance, the awards honoured the highest achievements from the global financial and payments technology industries over the past year, celebrating teams and individuals who are leading within the sector.

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An overview of the winners, movers and shakers from last week's FinTech Innovation Awards

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Finextra: London tech sector attracts record US investment

Finextra: London tech sector attracts record US investment | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
London tech firms attracted nearly $800 million from US investors last year, with the fintech sector at the fore, according to figures compiled for the city's mayor, Boris Johnson.
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Great to see London's tech start-ups warranting so much investment from across the pond

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A wave of financial tech firms is shaking up the world of banking

A wave of financial tech firms is shaking up the world of banking | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Digital technology and pervasive access to the internet have reshaped many industries, and banking is no exception: Hampden and Co is the latest in a short but growing list of digital-only banks built not of bricks and mortar, safes and strongboxes, but which instead operate entirely virtually in the ...
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Great to see the likes of LendInvest, Zopa, Nutmeg and other genuine disrupters in the space getting a mention here

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Finextra: SS&C to acquire Advent Software for $2.7 billion

Finextra: SS&C to acquire Advent Software for $2.7 billion | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
SS&C is to buy Advent Software for $2.7 billion in cash in a bid to capitalise on a growing trend for outsourcing of software and services in the financial sector.
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Big money move in the FinTech sector

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FinTech start-ups to watch in 2015

FinTech start-ups to watch in 2015 | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
The exciting and growing area of financial technology (fintech) saw huge investment and expansion in 2014. This trend is set to continue in 2015 and as more fintech companies emerge this year, offering smarter, cheaper and easier payment and finance solutions, the companies that have already hit headlines and peaked our interest during accelerators and funding rounds in 2014 may also be worth keeping track of in 2015.
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It's clear to see where Bobsguide sees the market shifting in 2015 with all of their top fintech start-ups to watch in the payments sector

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End is nigh for Windows Server 2003 support

End is nigh for Windows Server 2003 support | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
End is nigh for Windows Server 2003 support The Nation The 11-year-old Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2003 R2 operating systems have six months left before service support ends on July 15.
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Microsoft are ceasing support for Windows Server 2003. With all the SaaS and Open Source, cost-effective options around, is this a dangerous move from the former giants

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10 New Year motivational tips from top athletes - Telegraph

10 New Year motivational tips from top athletes - Telegraph | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it

Keep your 2015 New Year resolutions on track with these 10 psychological training tools used by superstar athletes

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If it's good enough for Jonny...

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Finextra: Tech City UK's Future Fifty loads up on fintech startups

Finextra: Tech City UK's Future Fifty loads up on fintech startups | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Six of London's new breed of financial technology companies have been accepted onto the UK government-backed Future Fifty programme, re-affirming the capital's position as a global hub for fintech startups.
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Great news for long-time friends of the show Algomi for their acceptance onto the Future Fifty

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The Most Innovative New Tech Products Of 2014

The Most Innovative New Tech Products Of 2014 | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
What pushed technology forward in 2014?
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A look back at the hottest technologies of 2014 and a little insight into what to look forward to in 2015

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Finextra news: London fintech investment in first three quarters surpasses 2014 total

Finextra news: London fintech investment in first three quarters surpasses 2014 total | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Finextra: Venture Capital investment into London's booming fintech industry in the first nine months of the year has already eclipsed the sums raised throughout 2014, according to data from London & Partners.
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More evidence of the booming fintech market as 2014's total investment is already eclipsed before Q4 even begins

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Finextra news: Five fintech startups win £175,000 injection from Innovate UK

Finextra news: Five fintech startups win £175,000 injection from Innovate UK | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it

Innovate UK has chosen 5 fintech startups to share £175,000 prize pot and the opportunity to work with leading banks and government bodies to get their ideas off the ground.

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Great to see such collaboration within the market-place. The big, legacy companies offering mentoring and advice to what would normally be referred to as "disruptors" in the space.

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Finextra news: Swift bids to drive ISO20022 harmonisation

Finextra news: Swift bids to drive ISO20022 harmonisation | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Finextra: Financial messaging network Swift is working with a host of market infrastructure providers and banks to develop a framework for harmonisation of the ISO20022 standard, amid concerns that a proliferation of different flavours of the protocol will lead to fragmentation.
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Good news for InfoSec professionals as Swift look to develop a framework to harmonise the ISO20022 standard

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Finextra news: Crowdfunding market to hit $34.4 billion in 2015

Finextra news: Crowdfunding market to hit $34.4 billion in 2015 | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Finextra: Global crowdfunding is set to double this year with the amount raised hitting $34.4 billion, says a new report from Massolution Research.
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Crowdfunding is set to carry on having a massive impact on the market with figures suggesting it will double this year across the world, hitting figures of around $34.4 billion.

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Financial Hosting and Infrastructure is 'Survival of the Fastest', says ED&F Man Capital Markets

Financial Hosting and Infrastructure is 'Survival of the Fastest', says ED&F Man Capital Markets | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it

ED&F Man give their overview on Financial Hosting and Infrastructure

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The race to zero latency is still being run although the track seems to be shifting

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UK cyber agency says managing risk in technology projects demands further overview

UK cyber agency says managing risk in technology projects demands further overview | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
The UK government’s National Technical Authority for Information Assure (CESG) has said that public sector bodies and their IT suppliers must look further into the importance of organisational assets and services, consumer privacy and their reputation when deciding how to manage the risks associated with new technologies.
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UK government piles on the pressure to add weight to cyber security investigations

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26 enterprise startups to bet your career on in 2015

26 enterprise startups to bet your career on in 2015 | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
These startups have all the makings of being the next big thing in their respective areas.
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The title says it all but what's also interesting is how many DevOps tools have made the list: Puppet, Chef, Docker...the future is bright for FinTech's hottest role

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Finextra: Norway's big three mobile operators select Amdocs tech for Strex joint venture

Finextra: Norway's big three mobile operators select Amdocs tech for Strex joint venture | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), the leading provider of customer experience solutions, today announced that Norway's three leading operators; Telenor, TeliaSonera and Tele2; have selected the Amdocs Mobile Financial Services solution to advance their Strex joint venture for mobile payments.
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Scandinavia is fast becoming another hub of FinTech activity and here is more evidence to that fact

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Zen Office: How to be Mindful at Work | Yoshito Hori | LinkedIn

Zen Office: How to be Mindful at Work | Yoshito Hori | LinkedIn | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it

Mindfulness in the workplace

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Zen, Karma, call it what you will, there is a place for eastern spirituality in the workplace. The example in question is Steve Jobs

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Finextra: Swift announces 10% rebate on 2014 messaging

Finextra: Swift announces 10% rebate on 2014 messaging | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
SWIFT announces a 10 percent rebate on 2014 messaging fees which will return more than EUR 30 million to SWIFT users worldwide. The rebate will be paid in early March 2015.
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As a sign of how successful 2014 proved to be for SWIFT messaging, they are offering a 10% rebate which will return more than €30m to their users across the globe

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Finextra: That was the year that was

Finextra: That was the year that was | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
As Finextra pulls the shutters down on 2014, we take a look back at our most popular news stories, videos, features and blogs over the course of the past year. The site will re-open for business on 2 January 2015.
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Wondering what was the most popular story published by Finextra in 2014? 

 

Look no further...

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Finextra: New York regulator probes Wall Street cyber-security

Finextra: New York regulator probes Wall Street cyber-security | Up-to-date news in the Financial Trading Systems Market | Scoop.it
Some of Wall Street's biggest banks will face tough new cyber-security assessments under plans from New York state's financial services watchdog.
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Another indicator that cyber-security is set to garner a lot of interest going into 2015. Great time to be an ISO

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