Archive - December 2018

FS-ISAC’s Fall Summit Delivers Insights on Cyber Resilience, the Cloud and Other Hot Topics

Last month, Protiviti was a sponsor of the Fall Summit of the Financial Services Information-Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) in Chicago. FS-ISAC is a global resource for the financial services industry, providing threat intelligence and...

Legacy Core Systems Outlook: Advancing Technologies Are Hastening the Necessity to Modernize   

Three years ago, when Protiviti began detailing why financial institutions should modernize their core systems, technological advances changing the way customers interacted with their financial providers were just starting to emerge. Today, these...

Back Off, Inefficiencies: Conquering Chaos in the Back Office Is Closer Than You Think

Whether through rapid growth, acquisition or some other business change, an organization’s back finance office operations can grow chaotic over time, and sometimes overnight. That chaos often culminates in emergencies, like a payments backlog, bad...

Armed with Artificial Intelligence, Hackers and the Guardians of IT Square Off on a New Digital Battleground

Over the past few years, the transformational promise of artificial intelligence (AI) has begun to materialize in the business and consumer worlds. AI enables computers and machines to simulate intelligent human behavior. We’re seeing shippers turn...

U.S. Bank Regulators Encourage Innovation in the Fight Against Financial Crime

In welcome news to the banking industry, the U.S. federal banking regulators (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the National Credit Union Administration)...

2018 Finance Trends: Security, Privacy and Governance of Finance Data Are Top Concerns, for Good Reason

Data security and privacy is receiving a lot of attention at the highest levels of organizations these days. Boards are asking about it, executive management is concerned about it, and a growing number of regulations are placing demand on...