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FSA’s data hypocrisy

I had a fascinating conversation with a group of information security professionals yesterday.  We were talking around the issues of data leakage and covered a wide variety of subjects from accidental leakage to deliberate theft, from human frailties to ISO27001 standards, from the challenges of …

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FSA’s data hypocrisy

I had a fascinating conversation with a group of information security professionals yesterday.  We were talking around the issues of data leakage and covered a wide variety of subjects from accidental leakage to deliberate theft, from human frailties to ISO27001 standards, from the challenges of …

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SIA to compete with SWIFT

A mate pointed this out from International Banking Systems Journal, December/January issue:  "Italian payment network provider, SIA-SSB, is seeking to move firmly into SWIFT’s domain, with plans to extend its SIAnet broadband network. It is taking its current infrastructure, which provides connectivity between banks and …

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SIA to compete with SWIFT

A mate pointed this out from International Banking Systems Journal, December/January issue:  "Italian payment network provider, SIA-SSB, is seeking to move firmly into SWIFT’s domain, with plans to extend its SIAnet broadband network. It is taking its current infrastructure, which provides connectivity between banks and …

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The Britney Exchange

Due to the voracity of the stock markets and traders looking for new ways to wheel and deal, we will soon be trading in things we never thought of trading before.    For example, I was intrigued that Britney Spears has her own economy.  The …

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Fawlty Towers Conferencing

I think the last 24 hours must be a record for the catalogue of amusing errors, in hindsight, experienced during a brief visit to the Middle East.  I’m here for a two-day conference and cannot believe the journey down here. It starts off with a …

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Fawlty Towers Conferencing

I think the last 24 hours must be a record for the catalogue of amusing errors, in hindsight, experienced during a brief visit to the Middle East.  I’m here for a two-day conference and cannot believe the journey down here. It starts off with a …

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Enterprise Banking? Get Real!

I’m intrigued about bank organisational structures and how they have little integration, as a few recent projects I’ve been involved with have shown the cracks in these organisations.  In a retail bank, we were talking about internet, call centre, ATM and branch with the retail …

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Enterprise Banking? Get Real!

I’m intrigued about bank organisational structures and how they have little integration, as a few recent projects I’ve been involved with have shown the cracks in these organisations.  In a retail bank, we were talking about internet, call centre, ATM and branch with the retail …

Read More »

Enterprise Banking? Get Real!

I’m intrigued about bank organisational structures and how they have little integration, as a few recent projects I’ve been involved with have shown the cracks in these organisations.  In a retail bank, we were talking about internet, call centre, ATM and branch with the retail …

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