It is no secret that the vast majority of us would not be able to cope in our daily lives without our smart phones. Getting directions, finding the missing ingredient in that special recipe, cancelling a lunch date – tasks that can all be completed from the little piece of plastic in our pockets. Continue reading “Apple Pay”
The National Security Agency, Anthem Insurance, the Office of Personnel Management. What do all these large and rather notable establishments have in common? They have all been unfortunate enough to have suffered severe security breaches.
We recently had an email from direct line land in our inbox. Normally, we disregard the mass mailings that hit our inbox on a daily basis (oh, come on, we all do it.), but this particular one piqued our interest.
Entitled ‘Experian’s Five Signs of ID Theft’, the article opened with the following: ‘Identity theft continues to rise each year and yet most of us still feel like it’ll never happen to us.”
“I am sitting at a computer, tapping lines of code, trying to hack into Komodo Bank of Asia. I’m after people’s money and I am not alone”. A rather interesting opening to a recent article in The Times.
Much like Apple swooped in and shook the music industry with introduction of ITunes, four fifths of senior assets management staff predict the same will happen in their industry, a recent article in the Financial Times explains.
It’s incredibly surprising that in such a technologically advanced era, that we still need to pick up the phone and dial 999 in case of an emergency.
‘Cyber Crime Strikes Again’ was the title of one of our recent blog posts and once again, Cyber Crime has struck.
The unfortunate victims this time were Kate Blakeley and her partner Marco Faes who were swindled out of £299,000 by online fraudsters.
“Business and regulators fight constantly over compliance, and some of the bloodiest trenches in this war are inside companies”
We came across a rather long but interesting online article on Bloomberg recently, with a headline that read ‘The Rise of the Compliance Guru”
Compliance regulations play a large role in the development of the novastone product, so naturally we were curious to read more. Continue reading ““Business and regulators fight constantly over compliance, and some of the bloodiest trenches in this war are inside companies””