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  • Cyber Resiliency: Reducing Your Risk By Increasing Your Resiliency
    Cyber Resiliency: Reducing Your Risk By Increasing Your Resiliency Stephen Head, Mike Gerdes, and Jeff Butler of Experis Finance Recorded: Sep 12 2017 61 mins
    Managing operational resilience in today’s digital environment is extremely challenging, whether your organization is public, private or governmental. In response to the continued growth of cyber-attacks, many organizations have decided it’s time to focus more of their efforts on cyber resiliency. This approach to proactively dealing with the potential outcome of cyber-attacks increases the organization’s awareness of the potential impacts and costs, and enables them to take actions that reduce the overall risk to the organization, minimize the impact of cyber-attacks, and more predictably ensure the continuity of essential services.

    This webinar will provide a high-level overview of cyber resiliency and explore the following aspects of cyber resiliency:

    • Where cyber resiliency differs from traditional business continuity management
    • How to determine your organization's need for cyber resiliency
    • Practical ways to assess your current and future organizational exposure
    • Who should be involved in cyber resiliency
    • What are some practice steps to begin implementing a cyber resiliency program

    Whether or not you have embraced a formal cyber resiliency program, this session will provide some practical advice on what cyber resiliency is, how to incorporate it in your organization’s overall business continuity management efforts, and what cyber resiliency can mean to improving your organization’s ability to withstand a cyber attack.

    Presented by:
    Stephen Head, CPA, CISSP, CISM, CBCP
    Sr. Manager - Risk Advisory Services
    Experis Finance

    Mike Gerdes
    Director, Information Security Center of Expertise
    Experis US, Inc.

    Jeff Butler
    Director, Risk Advisory Services
    Experis Finance
  • The Second Coming of Ransomware - Insights into New Developments
    The Second Coming of Ransomware - Insights into New Developments Amar Singh Recorded: Sep 12 2017 54 mins
    We are excited to bring you an updated version of our hugely popular webinar, "Petya, notPetya or Goldeneye - The Lies, the Truth and What's Coming Next". Traditional ransomware, for the want of a better word, is boring and truthfully a fairly opportunistic way to make money. Guess what, criminal gangs don't believe in opportunistic attacks that may make them money. They want a certain assurance of success and importantly, they want big bucks.

    Modern ransomware is going to be able to deliver this and more to anyone who can pay top dollar.

    Join global CISO and cybersecurity expert, Amar Singh, as he shares his insights and experience on the murky world of cyber crime and ransomware and how you can be better prepared to manage this growing threat.
  • Preeminent PE: The new Masters of the Tech Universe
    Preeminent PE: The new Masters of the Tech Universe Brenon Daly, Research Director, Financials, 451 Research Recorded: Sep 7 2017 63 mins
    Forget Oracle, IBM or any of the other big-name, publicly traded acquirers that – until now --have always set the tone in the tech M&A market. If a tech deal printed in 2017, the buyer is more likely a private equity firm than any of the well-known serial acquirers on the US stock market. This is the first time in the history of the multibillion-dollar tech M&A market that financial acquirers have been busier than these strategic acquirers. To understand how the ever-growing influence of buyout shops is reshaping the tech industry, join 451 Research for an hour-long webinar on Thursday, Sept. 7 2017.
  • Smarter Buyers Require Smarter Sellers: The New World of Sales Enablement
    Smarter Buyers Require Smarter Sellers: The New World of Sales Enablement Craig Nelson, VP, Enablement, Kurt Wimmers, Enablement Manager, CallidusCloud Recorded: Sep 5 2017 51 mins
    Today's consumers come to the negotiating table with more information than ever before. They’ve researched your products online; they’ve read the reviews; they’ve scanned the social channels. For your sales channels to effectively work with these educated buyers, they need onboarding and enablement that goes way beyond basic access to marketing and sales assets. Based on more than a decade of experience deploying sales enablement software, we at CallidusCloud know that you need a dynamic solution that delivers training, content, and coaching in a prescriptive way, if you want to generate consistent revenue growth.

    Attend this session to learn how to:

    •Close deals faster and increase deal sizes and win rates, while reducing time-consuming enablement efforts.
    •Establish a repeatable onboarding process that reduces new staff time to productivity.
    •Deliver content in a prescriptive way that advances today's more informed buyers through the sales process.
    •Improve communication with buyers as well as internally across product management, marketing, sales, and service roles.
    •Apply a ready-to-use sales enablement maturity model that we’ll provide as a take-away to attendees.
  • The Results Are In!  Workforce Mobility Benchmark Report - Vehicle Edition 2017
    The Results Are In! Workforce Mobility Benchmark Report - Vehicle Edition 2017 Jake Ernest - General Manager and Ken Robinson - Research Analyst Recorded: Aug 30 2017 46 mins
    Join us to review and gain insights on what your industry peers are doing in relation to their vehicle reimbursement programs. This webinar will help you understand areas of risk, compliance gaps, financial costs and overall fairness to employees for each program approach.
  • Subscription Best Practices: Measuring and Reporting Financial Performance
    Subscription Best Practices: Measuring and Reporting Financial Performance Andrew Chapello Sr. Product Manager, Recurly & Jess Bozzo Content Manager, Argyle Executive Forum Recorded: Aug 24 2017 53 mins
    Finance teams deliver more than monthly financial reports. As a subscription business scales, finance professionals are often challenged by the complexities of recurring revenue and billing.

    To succeed, finance leaders need a clear understanding of subscription revenue and the levers it impacts. Join us as we share best practices for accurately measuring and reporting financial performance in subscription commerce.

    In this webinar, you’ll learn:

    • Subscription KPIs every finance professional should know to ensure the health of their business

    • Efficient practices for building financial projections and planning for growth

    • Keys to recognizing recurring revenue for a faster and more efficient month-end close

    • Why flexible integrations—think NetSuite, Quickbooks, Xero and Salesforce—speed financial reporting and informed business decisions

    • How automated subscription billing streamlines operations and recovers revenue to improve the bottom line.
  • Scaling for Growth- Financial Maturity
    Scaling for Growth- Financial Maturity Todd Ford, CFO at Coupa & Rudy Batts, Head of Procurement at Slack Recorded: Aug 23 2017 40 mins
    Establishing or expanding controls doesn't have to mean sacrificing Corporate Culture.
    Join this live webinar to learn from Procurement and Finance leaders how to take the next step towards Financial Maturity while effectively managing costs, reducing risk, building agile infrastructure, and delivering savings for their companies.
  • The Top 5 Myths of Archiving
    The Top 5 Myths of Archiving Bill Tolson, Archive 360 & Gopal Ramanujam, Actiance Recorded: Aug 15 2017 53 mins
    Suffice it to say that traditional email archiving is a mature technology category. However, more firms are looking at archiving today for the first time as their ‘keep everything forever’ strategies have failed. Others are motivated by a move to Office365, while some are looking for new approaches to address the growing challenges of social media, instant messaging, and rich media communications channels that are growing organically inside their firms.

    Whatever the driver, archiving remains misunderstood by many – both within IT and across business units. Join us and our guest Bill Tolson from Archive360 as we explore and attempt to clarify the top 5 archiving myths:

    • Archiving is primarily for email storage;
    • Archiving is only necessary for regulated firms;
    • Archiving leads to the risk of over-preservation;
    • Cloud archiving is more expensive and less secure than traditional on-premises archiving;
    • End-users don’t benefit from Archiving

    We’ll wrap up with a brief overview of how Actiance and Archive360 are enabling organizations to address these myths and achieve their information governance objectives.
  • How to Improve Sales Productivity and Effectiveness
    How to Improve Sales Productivity and Effectiveness Bob Kelly, Chairmen – Sales Management Association and Kevin Mannion, GM North America (Datahug) – CallidusCloud Recorded: Aug 10 2017 58 mins
    Salesperson activity is an important indicator of organizational productivity and effectiveness, but presents significant data collection challenges. Join us during this first look webinar as we investigate how sales organizations account for salesperson activity, and the nature of the insights they gain through such efforts.
    Topics addressed include the nature and quality of salesperson activity tracking, the methods utilized to collect information, the types of activities considered most important to track, and the various ways management applies activity data.
  • High Scale, High Stakes: Adjusting Focus and Investment at the Network Gateway
    High Scale, High Stakes: Adjusting Focus and Investment at the Network Gateway Dan Cummins, Senior Analyst with 451 Research and Tim Chiu, Senior Director of Product Marketing with Symantec Recorded: Aug 2 2017 50 mins
    As cloud continues to erase the network perimeter, it’s more important than ever to align IT infrastructure to track more closely to the businesses it serves.

    As a result, gateway technology choices and investments need to fit the cloud model and fit in terms of security use case, value, and real-world business requirements.

    Join Dan Cummins, analyst with 451 Research and Tim Chiu, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Symantec, for an informative webinar on August 2 to hear a discussion of network security today.

    Agenda:

    - Discussion on the increased dependence on HTTP and HTTPS

    - The limitations of Firewalls in the web and cloud world

    The increasing critical need for web gateways, both on premise and in the cloud, for achieving:

    - Access governance for users and devices

    - Verifiable protection against advanced attack methods

    - Agile risk management and measurable return on investment.

    Important opportunities are at hand right now to integrate network and cloud-based approaches to achieve coordinated and robust anti-malware, privacy, policy and connectivity capabilities, while continuing on a path to flexible, software-defined infrastructure.

    Register Today
  • Information Governance and the Cloud
    Information Governance and the Cloud Bill Tolson, Actiance & Jim Shook, Esq, EMC Corp. Recorded: Aug 1 2017 58 mins
    With the cloud computing promise of faster, better and cheaper, everyone needs a cloud strategy. But the strategy needs to be informed because legal and regulatory obligations, including eDiscovery, remain the company’s responsibility even when a third party cloud provider has the data. Public, private and hybrid clouds all have different characteristics that impact access to, control of and remedies for issues related to your organization’s data. Changing regulations on data privacy and security alter the risk profile for maintaining data in different types of clouds, and even the location of the cloud can be important.

    In this webcast we have discussed some of the important differences between cloud models and how organizations can develop a strategy that best meets their requirements. In this webcast, we’ll address the following questions:

    • What are the basic cloud deployment models?
    • What are the key compliance benefits and risks of public and private clouds for email?
    • How can my organization determine which types of data are the best fit for the different cloud models?
    • What are some of the current and up-and-coming trends that may impact some of my cloud decisions?
  • Insights with Cyber Leaders - Tracy Andrew Former Infosec Manager at Freshfields
    Insights with Cyber Leaders - Tracy Andrew Former Infosec Manager at Freshfields Amar Singh CEO Cyber Management Alliance and Tracy Andrew CISO Freshfields Recorded: Jul 31 2017 21 mins
    As part of Cyber Management Alliance’s exclusive Insights With Cyber Leaders interview series, Amar Singh, CEO of Cyber Management Alliance, sat down with Tracy Andrew, former Information Security and Compliance Manager at one of the largest law firms in Europe - Fieldfisher, to gather fascinating insights into his career, his thoughts on qualifications and certifications, what attributes he looks for when recruiting, and whether, in his opinion, it is important to have a technical background to succeed in cyber security.
  • Making the Case for Digital Transformation: How CIO’s and CPO’s can push forward
    Making the Case for Digital Transformation: How CIO’s and CPO’s can push forward Kendra Von Esh Executive Strategic Advisor Coupa, Linda Chuan Sr. Director - Global Corporate Services & Strategic Sources Sa Recorded: Jul 31 2017 64 mins
    As businesses across virtually every industry face pressure to remain on the cutting edge of technology to maintain competitive advantage, digital transformation has become a trending theme.
  • Taking Control of Corporate Spend
    Taking Control of Corporate Spend Rob Kugel, Ventana Research; Lauren Pukacz, New York Library Recorded: Jul 25 2017 62 mins
    Today’s CFOs are putting business travel expenses and indirect spend under the microscope to optimize cost savings and achieve operational excellence. But fragmented systems and processes make it difficult for business leaders to control corporate spend.

    These challenges demand radical changes in expense management. Watch this webinar replay with Ventana Research and the New York Public Library to learn:

    - Why spend management is a top priority for finance executives
    - How organizations can use a single approach to manage spend
    - How Workday streamlines business processes and identifies opportunities for cost savings
  • Workloads, Data Centers & Cloud Strategy: Market & Technology Trends
    Workloads, Data Centers & Cloud Strategy: Market & Technology Trends Carl Lehmann, Principal Analyst with 451 Research, and Don Davis, Technology Director for Iron Mountain’s Data Center busines Recorded: Jul 25 2017 58 mins
    IT planners have far more options as to where to run their workloads than ever before. On-premises data centers, co-location facilities and managed services providers are now joined by hybrid multi-clouds – a combination of Software-, Infrastructure- and Platform-as-a-Service (SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS) execution venues. All have unique operational, performance and economic characteristics that need to be considered when deploying workloads.

    In this Webinar Carl Lehmann, Principal Analyst with 451 Research, and Don Davis, Technology Director for Iron Mountain’s Data Center business will discuss how industry leading enterprises determine the best execution venues for their workloads by addressing:

    •The market and technology trends that influence workload, data center and cloud strategy
    •How to evaluate the characteristics of various workloads and execution venues
    •How to manage workloads across on-premises and off-premises ecosystems
    Attendees will learn how to formulate an IT strategy that can be used to guide the decision criteria needed for placing workloads on their best execution venues, and enable the migration and ongoing management of workloads across a hybrid multi-cloud enterprise architecture.
  • Revenue Recognition: What you Need to Know and How to Prepare
    Revenue Recognition: What you Need to Know and How to Prepare Betsy Bland, Workday and Arnold Nel, PWC Recorded: Jul 20 2017 56 mins
    Revenue recognition is one of the most difficult financial and accounting processes to get right, and one of the leading causes of restatement.

    With new revenue standards from FASB and IASB coming soon, now is the time to plan your transition. Join finance and technology experts from Workday and PwC for a webinar replay designed to help you:

    *Understand the new revenue standards.
    *Determine the proactive steps you need to take to address the new requirements.
    *Adjust your revenue recognition transition strategy to streamline your efforts.
  • Top AML Challenges for Banks and MSBs in 2017: FinCEN's CDD rule and Digital KYC
    Top AML Challenges for Banks and MSBs in 2017: FinCEN's CDD rule and Digital KYC Kathy Tomasofsky, MSBA - David Landsman, NMTA - David Schwartz, FIBA Recorded: Jul 19 2017 73 mins
    It’s been a busy year in the Money Transfer industry, and even though some light has been shed over the regulatory landscape; banks and money service businesses are still facing challenges in terms of regulations, examiner’s expectations, compliance and risk management obligations, and bridging the gap between brick-and-mortar and the digital environment.

    But the board is set, so it’s time for action.

    With a setting such as this, we are looking to industry experts for guidance to navigate these unchartered waters, to understand how to go about some of these challenges, and to prepare our organizations to make the best of the opportunities that will arise from them.

    Join Kathy Tomasofsky, Director at Money Service Businesses Association, David Landsman, Executive Director at National Money Transmitters Association, and David Schwartz, CEO at Florida International Bankers Association, in discussing:

    1. Compliance with FinCEN’s CDD Rule
    2. KYC Challenges in online environments
  • Putting the multi-asset into credit
    Putting the multi-asset into credit James Mitchell, Senior Portfolio Manager, Russell Investments Recorded: Jul 13 2017 34 mins
    As schemes de-risk and move away from equities we believe you should be considering Multi-Asset Credit. At our forthcoming webinar James Mitchell, Senior Portfolio Manager will discuss:

    · Why credit risk should be a larger component of your overall risk budget
    · How to bring a true multi-asset approach to credit
    · How best to access this premia using best of breed managers
    · What areas of the market offer best value
  • Insights with Cyber Leaders with Marek Pietrzyk
    Insights with Cyber Leaders with Marek Pietrzyk Amar Singh CEO Cyber Management Alliance and Marek Pietrzyk Recorded: Jul 5 2017 20 mins
    Amar Singh, CEO and founder of Cyber Management had the pleasure of talking to Marek Pietrzyk, Director and Program Manager for Digital Data Protection at UBS on a range of topics including data classification and protection, the need for education and training, and his top three cyber security challenges for organisations today.
  • Adopting the new revenue recognition standards [Replay]
    Adopting the new revenue recognition standards [Replay] Brian Sommer, CEO - Techventive; Richa Dubey, Strategy - Workday; Tammy Cunha Compliance, Reporting, Revenue- JDA Software Recorded: Jun 29 2017 61 mins
    Revenue recognition is already one of the most difficult financial and accounting processes to get right, and it’s one of the leading causes of restatement.

    With the introduction of ASC 606/IFRS 15, revenue recognition standards are experiencing significant change. Have you planned for your organization’s transition?

    Watch the webinar replay with Brian Sommer, CEO, TechVentive; Tammy Cunha, senior director, Compliance and Reporting, Revenue, JDA Software; and Richa Dubey, director, Revenue Product Strategy, Workday, to better understand the requirements and helpful ways practitioners like you are transitioning to the new standards.

    During this session, you will hear:

    An overview of the changes
    Best practices for transitioning and how to apply them to your own organization
    Real-world examples of Workday Financial Management that allow you to maximize your Financial IT to manage, account for,expense, forecast, and recognize revenue according to today’s guidelines and the financial planning of tomorrow
  • GDPR and Privacy by Design: The New Competitive Advantage
    GDPR and Privacy by Design: The New Competitive Advantage Robert Cruz, Senior Director of Information Governance, Actiance Recorded: Jun 28 2017 30 mins
    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), has far-reaching implications that extend far beyond the EU. Businesses that fail to meet the new mandates aimed at protecting personal data face can be fined up 4% of global revenues — a cost that makes this regulation impossible to ignore.

    However, GDPR also creates a new opportunity for those that are prioritizing and embracing data privacy as a core element of their service delivery.

    Watch the on-demand webinar now, where you will learn:

    •How GDPR impacts information governance practices
    •How firms can address EU citizen’s rights to access and rights to be forgotten
    •How you can use GDPR to differentiate potential service providers
    •Specific provisions of GDPR that impact information governance practices

    Speaker:

    Robert Cruz is Senior Director of Information Governance for Actiance. He has more than 20 years of experience in providing thought leadership on emerging topics including cloud computing, information governance, and Discovery cost and risk reduction.
  • GDPR Mini-Webinar Series - Episode 8 - Working with Third-Parties
    GDPR Mini-Webinar Series - Episode 8 - Working with Third-Parties Amar Singh & Chris Payne Recorded: Jun 23 2017 13 mins
    Our eight-part mini-webinar series aims to get you up to speed with the main articles of the GDPR with short, no nonsense and informative webinars. In this webinar we will discuss working with third-parties
  • RMB Investors Forum: reform and reinvention in China’s capital markets
    RMB Investors Forum: reform and reinvention in China’s capital markets Barnaby Nelson, Regional Head of Securities Services, Greater China and North East Asia, Standard Chartered Bank Recorded: Jun 22 2017 64 mins
    Euromoney moderator
    Andrew Capon, Contributor, Euromoney

    Presented by
    Barnaby Nelson, Regional Head of Securities Services, Greater China and North East Asia, Standard Chartered Bank

    External speaker
    Tae Yoo, Managing Director, Client & Marketing Services, Market Development Division, HKEX

    Agenda:
    * An overview of developments in the Chinese economy and capital markets 
    * The RMB Investors Forum outlined — a unique perspective on international investors’ role in Chinese capital markets
    * Attitudes to investing in China after a challenging year; what the survey shows
    * The evolution of market access models: new channels and uptake
    * The role of HKEX in opening market access and the ‘connect’ model
    * Accessing mainland capital markets —equities, bonds, loans 
    Participation of international investors — current status, future trends 
    * What are the missing pieces —the role of regulation, what reforms are needed?
    * Prospects for China —Moody’s rating downgrade, how big is the debt issue? Economic outlook, stock and bond market opportunities 



    By signing up to this webinar you agree to be contacted (by email) by the hosts Euromoney & Global Capital, as well as the sponsor Standard Chartered.
  • IR Magazine Webinar - Leverage AI technology to perform competitive analysis
    IR Magazine Webinar - Leverage AI technology to perform competitive analysis IR Magazine and Alphasense Sep 20 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    8.00 am PST / 11.00 am EST / 4.00 pm BST / 5.00 pm CET
    Duration: 30 minutes

    As an IR professional, you spend your day preparing for investor calls, monitoring company mentions and responding to questions. If you’re not yet running competitive intelligence as part of your IR practice, you are likely missing valuable information on your industry that can greatly affect your company’s success.

    In order to effectively manage these responsibilities and provide necessary information to the C-suite, IROs need to be the equivalent of a superhero.

    Join us for a webinar to get key tips on how to easily stay on top of your competitive landscape and leverage innovative search technology to:

    • Prepare for conference call questions
    • Know what your peers are saying about you
    • Conduct peer and industry analysis
    • Research markets, products and competition

    • Moderator: Laurie Havelock, editor-at-large, IR Magazine
    • Zach Rohtberg, VP of investor relations services, AlphaSense
    • Kate Walsh, VP investor relations and tax, Enlink Midstream

    In just 30 minutes, you’ll learn how to use technology to instantly find valuable insights and reduce your research and preparation time by hours – even days – so you can focus on showcasing the value your IR program adds to your organization.

    Short, sharp and packed with expert insight, this webinar will get you up to speed on these critical issues in just 30 minutes. Sign up to BrightTALK to view this essential briefing and be informed of future webinars produced by IR Magazine.
  • How to pick a winning IoT business model
    How to pick a winning IoT business model Mike Bell Canonical, Ian Hughes 451 Research Sep 20 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Getting started on an IoT project? Are you going to build a business or a liability for yourself? Canonical commissioned a research of 361 IoT professionals to find out how their projects are progressing. The findings were compiled in a report titled Defining IoT Business Models, which explored the practices of organisations currently implementing IoT projects. You can read it for yourself at http://ubunt.eu/vkTPIW

    In this webinar, Canonical's EVP of Devices & IoT and 451 Research's IoT Analyst will discuss our findings as well as the challenges and opportunities businesses will face with the internet of things!

    Join our webinar to find out...
    >How businesses can monetise the internet of things in the long term
    >What skills they need and where to find them
    >How to address fundamental security considerations.
  • Understanding Alternative Financing Options for Business Owners
    Understanding Alternative Financing Options for Business Owners Jason Bishop Sep 21 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Over the past decade, the lending landscape has been flooded with new companies offering a variety of alternative financing options to small business owners. These options have helped businesses to expand or get through slow periods that would have otherwise put their businesses in danger of closing. However, there is also no shortage of stories where businesses were negatively affected by taking on one of these types of financing options. We understand how overwhelming acquiring funding for your business can be, and how confusing all of these options can be. As a direct lender, we want you to be able to make an informed decision before you decide on any type of financing for your business.

    During this presentation, we will help you:

    - Understand the alternative lending landscape with a focus on merchant cash advances, factoring, equipment leasing, and short term loans

    - Determine how to choose between working with a broker or a direct lender

    - How to resist pressure from unscrupulous brokers/lenders

    - Understand the concept stacking and how it could affect your business health

    - How to evaluate these alternative financing options that are significantly different from conventional loans

    - Decide if, when, and how you should take a one of these financing options
  • Win and Wow Customers – 6 Best Practices for Onboarding in Banking and Insurance
    Win and Wow Customers – 6 Best Practices for Onboarding in Banking and Insurance Sheryl Kingstone-451 Research, Jim Marous-Financial Brand, and Sarah Johnson-Kofax Sep 21 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Banks, credit unions and insurance companies may have differing business models, but they all have a common goal: better conversion and retention rates.

    Fortunately, better customer onboarding usually translates to better conversion and retention. For this reason, organizations continue to invest in digital technologies to streamline operations and eliminate time-consuming online interactions in areas such as new account opening, loan origination and policy applications.

    Those first information-intensive interactions, of course, are the most critical: you usually only get once chance to win a new customer’s business. But winning is only part of the equation. What if you could win—and wow—customers from those first moments and keep them engaged throughout the onboarding process?

    Mark your calendars for this upcoming webinar, where industry experts will share six best practices to help your organization win and wow customers:

    • Easy—Enable instant image and data capture via web and mobile technology
    • Accurate—Extract data from pictures of physical documents without error-prone manual entry
    • Automated—Invest in workflow tools to automate and track completion of process steps
    • Visible—Empower staff and customers with process transparency and timely communication
    • Consistent—Ensure data is complete and integrated across internal systems
    • Efficient—Meet expectations for speed, while effectively managing regulatory risks

    Speakers will include:
    •Sheryl Kingstone, Director, 451 Research
    •Sarah Johnson, Industry Solutions Architect, Kofax
    •Jim Marous, Owner and Publisher, Digital Banking Report

    Don’t miss out! Register now >>
  • The fight against cyber crime in financial services: how prepared are you?
    The fight against cyber crime in financial services: how prepared are you? Matthew Thomas, Asia Bureau Chief, Euromoney Institutional Investor Sep 26 2017 8:00 am UTC 105 mins
    Euromoney Moderator:
    Matthew Thomas, Asia Bureau Chief, Euromoney Institutional Investor

    Speakers:
    - Margaret Harwood-Jones, Global Head of Securities Services, Standard Chartered
    - Cheri F. McGuire, Group Chief Information Security Officer, Standard Chartered
    - Patrick Wheeler, Director, Cyberwayfinder
    - Paul Jackson, Head of Asia-Pacific Cyber Security & Investigations Practice, Kroll

    Agenda:
    Know your (cyber) enemy
    Technology advancements have changed the way financial services operate, but they have also ushered in new challenges and threats.
    What are the risks, how big are they and what is the impact? Eg. Data theft versus system shut downs – which has a greater economic threat?

    When financial services are attacked…
    Cyber criminals have exposed vulnerabilities of financial institutions to disturbing effect. Is it more effective for banks to counter cyber risks on their own, or collectively as an industry? Would it help to have a central regulator for bank cyber security? When assessing counterparty risks, how much weightage is placed on their cyber security controls?

    Responding to the cyber challenge – how financial services can best prepare
    The establishment of regulatory controls and standards can only go so far, and the industry itself need to do much more to improve the situation – getting the basics right in a legacy environment, sharing best practices, building a security-based culture etc…

    Looking ahead: Anticipating paradigm shifts
    How much closer are we to creating ‘unhackable’ systems? Can quantum computing or other technologies present a cost-efficient solution?


    By signing up to this webinar you agree to be contacted (by email) by the hosts Euromoney & Global Capital, as well as the sponsor Standard Chartered.
  • IR Magazine Webinar - From revenue to reputation
    IR Magazine Webinar - From revenue to reputation IR Magazine and Intelligize Sep 27 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    8.00 am PST / 11.00 am EST / 4.00 pm BST / 5.00 pm CET
    Duration: 30 minutes

    The IR professional’s role has evolved into a significant function at large companies – especially those with an international shareholder base. From corporate sustainability and SEC disclosure effectiveness to revenue recognition and reputation management, today’s IR professionals are instrumental in value creation and are more vital to public companies than ever. With the end of each fiscal quarter comes preparation for the ubiquitous earnings announcement, where IROs must be fully versed on the issues of the day and how they impact shareholder value.

    Given the vast spectrum of information they manage and the litany of regulatory and compliance standards they must consider on a day-to-day basis, IR professionals are fast-becoming a critical component of corporate management. Join us on September 27 at 11.00 am EST when we will share a number of key insights regarding the increasingly important role of IR professionals and discuss the most important issues facing public companies today.
  • How Governments Can Adapt - Making Digital Transformation a Reality
    How Governments Can Adapt - Making Digital Transformation a Reality Keith Dawson - Principal Analyst, 451 Research, Michael Mueller- Director - Solutions Management, CenturyLink Sep 27 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Can government institutions use modern tools and technologies to become more flexible and responsive to their constituents? What should they be looking at, and how should they adapt to the challenges of data security, privacy, and reliance on legacy systems? Digital transformation is an ambitious project for any organization; government decision-makers are hoping it will provide a path to broader citizen engagement, empowered employees, and new digital infrastructures that will provide better access to data and services.

    In this webinar we will discuss the results of a survey on the challenges and imperatives of digital transformation, including the perspectives of government managers on their technology and operational challenges and expectations.
  • Initial Coin Offerings: Regulatory Analysis by Jurisdictions Worldwide
    Initial Coin Offerings: Regulatory Analysis by Jurisdictions Worldwide Angela Chartrand, Sarah Hody, Neal Reiter, Marco Santori Sep 27 2017 6:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Token Sales, Token Generating Events (TGE) are now all the rage. They are on the news, on your LinkedIn feed, on Twitter hashtags, and even on the Legislators' agendas… The US, Canada, and China are at the forefront of ICOs regulation, either defining them, supporting them, or banning them; and this is why it is important to understand the regulatory compliance implications these crowdfunding modalities carry, the legal framework that applies, and how to prepare - compliance wise - for a successful ICO.

    With this in mind we’ve put together this AML regulations primer, a webinar with the little details you need to know and understand before you start your journey into crypto-land and prepare for your upcoming ICO.

    Join:
    Angela Chartrand - Founder at Sentinence,
    Sarah Hody - Associate at Perkins Coie,
    Marco Santori - Partner at Cooley, and
    Neal Reiter (Moderator) - Director of Product at IdentityMind Global, in discussing:

    - The Regulatory Framework in the US, Canada, China, and other countries around the world
    - How to know if you are a security
    - Jurisdiction questions between different Government Agencies
    - The benefits of a Regulatory Sandbox
    - What kind of compliance do you need to do?
  • Are You Running The Right Business Vehicle Program?
    Are You Running The Right Business Vehicle Program? Dillon Blake - General Manager - Southwest and Senior Sales Director Sep 28 2017 4:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    Many firms have a love-hate relationship with their business vehicle program, but it doesn't need to be that way.
    Join us for a information packed 45 minute webinar as we discuss your different options in programs.
  • AI: The key to creating a next-gen banking experience
    AI: The key to creating a next-gen banking experience Katy Gibson Vice President of Application Products Envestnet | Yodlee Sep 28 2017 5:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    AI apps are shaping up to be an essential part of financial institution and fintech offerings. Yet these innovative solutions are only as useful as the data they can access. In our webinar, we’ll show you how to apply predictive analytics and AI to a massive scale of data to derive valuable insights and power more personalized user experiences.

    From financial wellness apps that help your customers save money, to chatbots that assist users with making payments, the better you understand your users, the more relevant your solutions will be. Learn how AI technology and tools can help detect patterns in financial and transactional data, predict future events and even enable you to suggest a course of action for your users, resulting in a deeper and more meaningful connection.

    In this VB Live webinar, you’ll find out how to:

    • Drive customer engagement and loyalty with the next wave of financial wellness solutions
    • Use predictive analytics and AI to deliver more personalized and engaging apps and chatbots
    • Provide users with intelligent financial guidance based on past behavior
    • Extract valuable insight from a wealth of data to measure users’ financial health
    • Partner with vendors to develop the machine-leaning based systems that constantly analyze data and derive insights to drive more meaningful conversations with your end users

    SPEAKERS:
    * Katy Gibson, VP of Application Products, Envestnet | Yodlee
    * Dion F. Lisle, VP Head of FinTech, Capgemini America Inc.
    * Adam Nathan, Director of Product Management, Varo Money
    * Keith Armstrong, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Abe.ai
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by Yodlee
  • How the US Secret Service combats advanced ransomware
    How the US Secret Service combats advanced ransomware Amar Singh, Mark Grantz, Chris Payne, Brian Laing, Ronny Wolf Oct 4 2017 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Following on from our popular webinar, "Petya, notPetya or Goldeneye - The Lies, the Truth and What's Coming Next", we bring to you our next special episode with US Secret Service Special Agent Mark Grantz.

    If you think criminals are bored of Ransomware, think again! The ransomware market is anything but boring. Criminals are continuing to flock to ransomware as the barriers to entry, RaaS or ransomware-as-a-service, make it easy for anyone to try their luck at digital extortion. The authors behind Cerber — currently the most prominent ransomware family — release updated variants every 8.4 days on average!

    Join Amar Singh, global CISO and CEO of Cyber Management Alliance and US Secret Service Special Agent Mark Grantz as they
     
    •Dig deep into the inner workings of advanced cyber criminal gangs
    •Share how law enforcement agents, like Mark Grantz, keep pace and take down these criminal outfits and police cyberspace.
    •Share best practice tips and strategies on securing your organisation.
     
    Joining Mark and Amar are Ronny Wolf from GFI, Brian Laing from Lastline and cyber and data privacy expert Chris Payne from Advanced Cyber Solutions.
  • Retail Survival in the Age of Digital Disruption
    Retail Survival in the Age of Digital Disruption Sheryl Kingstone 451 Research, Sudesh Girdhari CenturyLink Oct 10 2017 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Digital transformation is real, and it’s happening – our data in the retail industry lends more insight to the state of the transition. It is an inescapable truth that every business is becoming a digital business empowered by new software initiatives such as AI, Robotics and IoT. The adoption of these disruptive trends will force a divide between business leaders and laggards. With the upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday, how prepared are you to meet rising customer expectations. As the pace of innovation accelerates, retailers need to act now. Our Global retail research illustrates a significant gap between digital leaders and laggards and even a modest investment can improve operational efficiencies and agility.
    The retail industry is bursting with digital innovation driving change. This session will review:
    •How differentiation demands digital maturity
    •Transformational technologies essential to create immersive, connected retail experiences across digital and physical worlds
    •The role of cloud services and its impact on customer experience, agility, efficiency and risk
  • Hybrid IT in Australia: How to Simplify & Manage Multiple Cloud Environments
    Hybrid IT in Australia: How to Simplify & Manage Multiple Cloud Environments Kelly Morgan, Research VP, Services at 451 Research; Nathan Vandenberg, GM, Data Centre at Dimension Data Oct 12 2017 12:00 am UTC 60 mins
    How can your enterprise better manage multiple cloud and non-cloud IT environments to accelerate your digital business? Are you among the 50% of enterprises challenged by the complexity of managing applications and data across hybrid environments?

    Find out what workloads are still on physical IT, where they’re moving to, and why enterprises use migration services to help.

    Join Kelly Morgan, Research Vice President, Services from 451 Research and Nathan Vandenberg, General Manager, Data Centre from Dimension Data on Thursday 12 October 2017, 11:00am – 11:45am, to understand the most common challenges faced when managing multiple IT environments in Australia and how to overcome them.

    We will guide you through the hybrid IT maze and provide you with actionable steps to simplify the complexity of managing multiple enterprise cloud and non-cloud IT environments.

    Join us as we explore the findings from the Hybrid IT report, a 451 Research report commissioned by Dimension Data.
  • Connected devices and the rise of invisible payments
    Connected devices and the rise of invisible payments Kevin Gordon, Lead Innovation Architect, Worldpay Oct 17 2017 4:00 pm UTC 30 mins
    By 2020, five billion people will be online, with 25 billion devices and machines using the Internet. Many devices will share data and services, and the way we engage with them will fundamentally change. In a connected world, consumer expectations of executing transactions on a phone, tablet, VR device – or even a refrigerator – will be higher than ever.

    As time goes on, devices will become smarter and make more and more decisions for us. We’ll be able to create rules as users to tell our devices what we’re comfortable with them paying for automatically. The use cases for rule-based payment are endless!

    As such, the onus of creating frictionless download and shopping experiences while overcoming barriers between devices lies with each business. When it comes to recurring and subscription payments, the technology underpinning these user experiences across devices is critical. Seamless, simple, and secure are the watchwords of an IoT world.

    Don’t wait until 2020 to address consumer pain points and overcome technological barriers to IoT adoption. Tune in to the latest VB Live event and hone in on the fastest, best ways to prepare for the IoT world. After all, it’s already here. Attend this webinar and find out:

    •How companies are already dealing with device connectivity
    •How the challenges posed by IoT are being solved for today
    •Global consumer attitudes around payments made by devices
    •How payments will become ‘invisible’ or ‘translucent’ for users
    •Payment technology that will enable devices to make decisions

    SPEAKERS:
    * Kevin Gordon, Lead Innovation Architect, Worldpay
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by: Worldpay
  • What Chance Does an Organisation have in Post-Apocalyptic GDPR World?
    What Chance Does an Organisation have in Post-Apocalyptic GDPR World? Amar Singh & Chris Payne Oct 19 2017 1:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    With the greatest shake-up of data protection regulation in a generation looming, CISOs, DPOs and IT Administrators are busy planning for the changes needed for their organisations to be compliant. But with 60% of IT executives suggesting staff as their biggest threat to adherence (Bluesource, 2017) and 90% of staff admitting to violating policies designed to prevent security incidents (BSI, 2017), have they really addressed the issue of friendly fire?

    In this live, informative and interactive webinar led by Amar Singh, Global CISO & CEO of Cyber Management Alliance. A panel of data security and policy experts will discuss, why staff remain such an active threat to GDPR compliance, why policies are being ignored and how to ensure that your staff are on-board with the GDPR before May 2018.

    Panellists:

    Amar Singh, Global CISO & CEO, Cyber Management Alliance
    Chris Payne, Data Privacy Expert & Managing Director, Advanced Cyber Solutions
    Dominic Saunders, CTO and Co-Founder, NETconsent
    Joe Lee – UK and Ireland Commercial Manager, NETconsent
  • Data security: Minimizing global risk, maximizing recovery
    Data security: Minimizing global risk, maximizing recovery Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat Nov 16 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    We’re certainly not going to get less connected, less global, or collect less data -- but data breaches are more common than ever; 4,000 were reported just last year. It’s time to figure out how to minimize risk, reduce vulnerabilities end-to-end, and most importantly, deal swiftly and decisively with any breaches that break through our carefully constructed barriers.

    And it’s more important than ever in the wake of the increased regulatory pressures, especially with the GDPR coming into effect in May 2018, and personally identifiable information (PII) becoming more broadly defined.

    Data security is a big task, but best practices are beating out the bad guys. A strategy in place means less collateral damage, quicker bounceback, and intact customer confidence.

    You’ll learn about:
    * End-to-end data protection in the payment industry
    * Repairing tanked customer relationships and reputations after a breach
    * What General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations mean for your company
    * What is the future of GLOBAL attacks and how do US-based companies address them?

    Speakers:
    * Stewart Rogers, Director of Marketing Technology, VentureBeat
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat