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  • How cost-of-living data helps compensation professionals
    How cost-of-living data helps compensation professionals Denise Oemig - Director: Living Cost Services and Rob Kreiling - National Account Manager Recorded: Nov 16 2017 28 mins
    Does your organization use cost of living data to set their salary ranges? Join us to hear how other organizations we work with are reviewing their compensation plans to ensure they are fairly and accurately paying employees based on geographical information.
  • Tackling the f-word: The smarter approach to ad fraud
    Tackling the f-word: The smarter approach to ad fraud Emily Storino, Network Strategy Lead, Electronic Arts (EA) Recorded: Nov 15 2017 61 mins
    Ad fraud isn’t becoming more prevalent -- the fraudsters are just getting slicker. From bot nets to device ID spoofing, the tricks are getting more sophisticated, and raking in more and more cash for the swindlers.

    Staying ahead of the fraudster’s learning curve is the key — and collaboration is the crucial element. While vendors and advertisers are directly impacted by fraud, tracking partners provide the technology to help fight fraud – all three players have to work together to circle the wagons.

    Making a game plan can be complex, when there are no clear benchmarks for defining or measuring fraud, as each player defines it differently and different benchmarks are needed for each app type, geo, traffic source, and so on.

    Join this VB Live event to learn how to tackle that complexity, how to define benchmarks, detect and manage fraud, and work with your partners to circle the wagons against the fraudsters.

    Register for free!

    You’ll learn:
    * Who the stakeholders are, plus why and how is each is affected
    * The MMPs’ role in this ecosystem
    * What fraud is and what benchmarks should be used for defining it
    * How to collaborate to detect and manage fraud on an ongoing basis
    * What tools are out there to fight fraud

    Speakers:
    * Emily Storino, Network Strategy Lead, Electronic Arts (EA)
    * Grant Simmons, Head of Client Analytics, Kochava
    * Tal Nissenson VP Client Success US, Taptica
    * Stewart Rogers, Analyst-at-Large, VentureBeat
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by: Taptica
  • IR Magazine Webinar – IR and the C-suite: A crucial relationship
    IR Magazine Webinar – IR and the C-suite: A crucial relationship IR Magazine and Bloomberg Recorded: Nov 15 2017 45 mins
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    8.00 am PST / 11.00 am EST / 4.00 pm GMT / 5.00 pm CET
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Building a trusted rapport with their CEO and CFO is crucial for IROs, who act as advisers on company messaging and capital markets, and whose credibility with investors and analysts is based on being in the loop.

    Depending on their company’s culture and their C-suite’s level of buy-in for IR, some IROs may need to make a case for senior management to dedicate time to roadshows, investor conferences or interaction during site visits. They should also strive to make productive use of a CEO’s or CFO’s time spent on IR.

    From a careers perspective, IR is increasingly considered a must-have experience for finance professionals wanting to step up to the CFO role.

    A group of experts will discuss fundamental issues on the IR/C-suite relationship, including:

    •Tips for IROs on building a stronger relationship founded on trust
    •Best practices for an effective collaboration between IR and the CEO/CFO
    •How to get senior management on board for investor-facing activities
    •How the C-suite assesses the effectiveness of an IR program
    •What skills CEOs/CFOs are looking for when hiring an IRO

    Speakers include:

    • Matthew Bloxham, senior analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence
    • Candice de Monts-Petit, deputy editor, IR Magazine
    • Gerbrand Nijman, group CFO, Global Telecom Holding
    • Tabitha Zane, Vice president, investor relations, TopBuild
  • RECRUITER'S TOOLKIT: Using Cost of Living Data for Competitive Advantage
    RECRUITER'S TOOLKIT: Using Cost of Living Data for Competitive Advantage Heidi Skatrud - Senior Vice President of Operations and Denise Oemig - Director of Living Cost Services Recorded: Nov 9 2017 29 mins
    When researching compensation and pay, one must consider the cost of living for the particular geography, as living costs are extremely variant; while salaries tend to vary less and generally fall within a fairly narrow range for any given profession. Join us to hear some stories on how our clients are using our data.
  • Asia Leverage – which way is it headed?
    Asia Leverage – which way is it headed? Moderator; Rashmi Kumar, editor, GlobalCapital Asia Recorded: Nov 8 2017 46 mins
    Overview:
    -The rise of leverage in Asian economies and its impact
    -How stressed is the corporate sector?
    -Potential red flags and positive spots


    Euromoney moderator:
    Rashmi Kumar, editor, GlobalCapital Asia

    Standard Chartered Bank speakers:
    -David Mann, Chief Economist and Head, Economics Research
    -Chidu Narayanan, Economist, Asia
    -Jonathan Koh, Economist, Asia


    By signing up to this webinar you agree to be updated by Euromoney, GlobalCapital & Standard Chartered.
  • Former FBI Agent Steve Bongardt - Insights with Cyber Leaders -
    Former FBI Agent Steve Bongardt - Insights with Cyber Leaders - Amar Singh CEO Cyber Management Alliance Recorded: Nov 1 2017 19 mins
    Steve Bongardt, retired FBI agent, took time out recently to talk to Amar Singh from Cyber Management Alliance as part of their exclusive Insights With Cyber Leaders series. Steve opened up about his early career in the Navy and multiple applications to become an FBI agent, the impact of cyber security on his time as an agent, and one of his favourite interview tactics that he likes to use on potential employees.
  • Shifting Mindset on Cloud Security Controls
    Shifting Mindset on Cloud Security Controls 451 Analyst: Fernando Montenegro, Cloudvisory Speaker: Richard Eisenberg Recorded: Oct 26 2017 61 mins
    “The traditional mindset of ‘lift & shift’ is sub-optimal. Perimeter security controls don’t need to go away, but organizations need to utilize Cloud-Native controls for micro-segmentation and stronger security of cloud resources” Source: 451 Research

    In this webinar, Fernando Montenegro, Information Security Analyst of 451 Research and Richard Eisenberg, VP Client Development of Cloudvisory will outline how companies can successfully transition to optimal Micro-segmentation and Security Orchestration in cloud, hybrid cloud, and multi-cloud environments. Done correctly, this will speed up dev-ops, greatly improve security and lower operational costs.

    1. Understand network security concepts in cloud environments, including difference between perimeter and workload controls.
    2. Learn the benefits of integration between workload security controls and DevOps processes.
    3. See Cloudvisory's approach to workload security with a demo covering key use cases such as discovery, orchestration, micro-segmentation, and auto-remediation.

    About Cloudvisory:
    Cloudvisory continuously discovers and visualizes multi-cloud infrastructures across providers like AWS, Azure, OpenStack...in real-time. It orchestrates and provisions immutable security policies with 24x7 audit and compliance.
  • Post GDPR World - What Are Your Chances of Survival?
    Post GDPR World - What Are Your Chances of Survival? Amar Singh & Chris Payne Recorded: Oct 19 2017 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
  • Connected devices and the rise of invisible payments
    Connected devices and the rise of invisible payments Kevin Gordon, Lead Innovation Architect, Worldpay Recorded: Oct 17 2017 31 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, Analyst-at-Large, VentureBeat
    * Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by: Worldpay
  • 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 Recorded: Oct 12 2017 50 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.
  • Retail Survival in the Age of Digital Disruption
    Retail Survival in the Age of Digital Disruption Sheryl Kingstone 451 Research, Sudesh Girdhari CenturyLink Recorded: Oct 10 2017 57 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
  • 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 Recorded: Oct 4 2017 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.
  • Driving Effective Corporate Controls and Compliance in Today’s Modern Organizati
    Driving Effective Corporate Controls and Compliance in Today’s Modern Organizati Tony Tiscornia, Vice President of Finance & Principal Accounting Officer, Coupa Software Recorded: Sep 29 2017 58 mins
    During this webcast, you’ll hear from Finance professionals about how achieving visibility and control over spend is invaluable for their day-to-day and period-to-period activities.This webcast will explore:

    Examining the organization’s process efficiency including Accounts Payable
    Building and implementing financial controls to achieve business agility
    Improving the process for preparing audit-ready financials
    Driving compliance through spend management
    Leveraging technology to help reduce risks and ensure compliance
  • 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 Recorded: Sep 28 2017 61 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-learning 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.
    * John Vars, Chief Product Officer, Varo Money
    * Keith Armstrong, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Abe.ai
    * Evan Schuman, Moderator, VentureBeat

    Sponsored by Yodlee
  • 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 Recorded: Sep 28 2017 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.
  • Initial Coin Offerings: Regulatory Analysis by Jurisdictions Worldwide
    Initial Coin Offerings: Regulatory Analysis by Jurisdictions Worldwide Angela Chartrand, Sarah Hody, Neal Reiter, Marco Santori Recorded: Sep 27 2017 65 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?
  • 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 Recorded: Sep 27 2017 53 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.
  • IR Magazine Webinar - From revenue to reputation
    IR Magazine Webinar - From revenue to reputation IR Magazine and Intelligize Recorded: Sep 27 2017 48 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 this webinar to discuss important issues including:
    • Preparing for the call – what steps to take in advance of an earnings call to ensure your management team is adequately prepared and to work out how far in advance you should start preparing
    • Navigating technology on the call – what are the new technologies that can be used to make earnings calls more efficient and open? How you should handle tech issues during live earnings calls
    • Measuring the effectiveness of an earnings call – how to demonstrate ROI for your input on the earnings call

    Speakers:
    • Moderator: Ben Ashwell, digital editor, IR Magazine
    • Janet Craig, senior investor relations professional
    • Jean Lépine, senior vice president of communications and public affairs, DHX Media
    • Dennis Walsh, director of investor relations, Zillow Group

    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.
  • 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 Recorded: Sep 26 2017 61 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 (Contact: Paul.jackson@kroll.com)

    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.
  • Insights with Cyber Leaders - Patrick Heuri
    Insights with Cyber Leaders - Patrick Heuri Amar Singh Cyber Management Alliance Recorded: Sep 22 2017 22 mins
    Insights with Cyber Leaders series brings you a fascinating Interview with Patrik Heuri former Global Head of Information Security Risk at HSBC Private Bank.

    Moving from an information security role into a cyber security role has been challenging. Patrik explains his thoughts in that when you think about information security, you think of it as a technical subject, and that’s correct. In fact, most project leads will, when they start as juniors, learn the necessary techniques and methodologies they will need to develop their expertise as an IT security officer. However, further down the line of their careers, Patrik believes that there is a requirement to better understand the legal aspects to cyber and information security, such as regulations and compliance, and the information production within the organisation. He adds that it will be of great benefit to anyone entering the information security/cyber security space to train and work with the legal teams on IT matters.
  • 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 Recorded: Sep 21 2017 59 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 >>
  • How to pick a winning IoT business model
    How to pick a winning IoT business model Mike Bell Canonical, Ian Hughes 451 Research Recorded: Sep 20 2017 63 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.
  • IR Magazine Webinar - Leverage AI technology to perform competitive analysis
    IR Magazine Webinar - Leverage AI technology to perform competitive analysis IR Magazine and Alphasense Recorded: Sep 20 2017 38 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.
  • 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.
  • Leveraging Threat Hunting Techniques To Investigate Petya
    Leveraging Threat Hunting Techniques To Investigate Petya Amar Singh Nov 23 2017 2:00 pm UTC 75 mins
    Warning - this is a technical webinar.

    Since the outbreak of Petya there have been many webinars dissecting the malware, its purpose, and its attribution. We view the Petya outbreak differently. In this webinar we show you how we leveraged threat hunting techniques developed to identify and pattern malicious behaviour evident in malware like Petya.

    Join us to
    * -See a Live Demo of actual tools used to dissect the malware.
    * -Ask and interact with the specialists in threat analysis.

    Following on from our successful webinar titled A Day in the Life of a Threat Analyst, we bring you another informational and educational webinar on how an experienced threat analyst would investigate Petya.

    Sign up now for this interactive webinar.
  • Why investors should consider an active quality growth approach to US equities
    Why investors should consider an active quality growth approach to US equities Matt Benkendorf, CIO and Lead Portfolio Manager Nov 29 2017 3:00 pm UTC 45 mins
    The U.S. equity market is in its ninth year of a bull run and some investors are concerned that a correction is looming. While market conditions are generally favorable, there are some fundamental pressures that could impact volatility over the short term, such as rising rates in the U.S. We believe the best way to navigate a potentially tricky market is to take a bottom-up approach and invest in “quality” companies with consistent and resilient earnings growth.

    In this interactive webinar, Matthew Benkendorf, Chief Investment Officer and Lead Portfolio Manager, discusses why an active, high quality approach to US equities can lead to competitive returns with lower risk than the index over a full market cycle.
  • Implementing ASC 606- The Backlog Disclosure
    Implementing ASC 606- The Backlog Disclosure Tony Sondhi, David Williams Dec 5 2017 7:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Please join CallidusCloud on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 2:00 PM (EST), for a 60-minute webinar co-hosted by EITF Member Tony Sondhi. Tony Sondhi is an author, instructor, and one of the preeminent experts in the fields of revenue recognition and financial reporting risks. He and David Williams, Sr. Revenue Manager for CallidusCloud, will discuss backlog disclosure requirements and critical issues you need to consider to successfully implement the new revenue standard ASC 606.

    ASC 606 requires substantive new disclosures about performance obligations. Companies must disclose qualitative and quantitative information about the amount of the transaction price allocated to the remaining performance obligations, including when those remaining amounts will be recognized as revenue.

    To help you understand these requirements this webinar will illustrate the requirements using public company disclosures and provide insights into data, documentation, and system needs including:

    * Backlog disclosure requirements – ASC 606
    * Implementation challenges, system needs and key implications of the issues raised in ASC 606.
    * What early adopters and other companies have told us through their SAB 74 disclosures 2016 10K, 1Q, 2Q and 3Q, 2017 SEC filings

    Attendees of this webinar will be eligible for 1 NASBA approved CPE credit at no cost. (Pending minimum requirements met by attendee.)
  • Best Practices for Legacy Archive Migration
    Best Practices for Legacy Archive Migration Robert Desteno, CEO, Archive360 & Bill Tolson, Actiance Dec 6 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Since the late 1990’s, corporate email archives have become a necessity for many organizations, especially for those in regulated industries or those faced with ongoing eDiscovery requirements.

    Email archives were seen as the only workable solution to capture, secure, manage and make searchable, those emails and attachments that government agencies requested or the courts demanded through eDiscovery requests.

    Prior to 2010, stand-alone, on-premise email archives were the go-to solution to ensure regulatory compliance and reduce eDiscovery risk. Cloud-based email archiving solutions were later introduced and have experienced phenomenal growth over the last several years. The adoption of cloud-based email archives has raised the question: Should you migrate your existing on-premise email archive data to the cloud, and if yes, what’s the best way to do it successfully?

    To answer this and other questions, Join Robert Desteno, CEO from Archive360 and Bill Tolson from Actiance as they explore this and other topics including:

    •The advantages of migrating to a cloud archive
    •Steps to consider before beginning the migration process
    •Best practices to ensure a successful migration
  • From Supervision to Surveillance
    From Supervision to Surveillance Mitch Atkins, Founder and Principal at FirstMark Regulatory Solutions Dec 7 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Is your day spent plowing through endless piles of messages, while policy violations may lie hidden in your data? How can you make daily review easier while – at the same time – ensure you are addressing topics that are of greatest interest to regulators?

    Today, compliance officers of financial services firms are challenged by information like never before. Data volume is doubling every 18 months and new forms of electronic communication emerge regularly, making supervisory review workloads untenable. At the same time, SEC/FINRA/IIROC regulatory scrutiny over supervisory compliance practices has never been higher, with stiff regulatory fines appearing in the news almost daily. Clearly, conducting review of today’s communications with tools designed 10+ years ago for email is not sustainable.

    Join us and our special guest, Mitch Atkins, founder and Principal at FirstMark Regulatory Solutions, for a discussion of the issues impacting supervisory review, and how firms can re-focus efforts on the identification and mitigation of complex compliance risk. In this webcast you’ll learn:

    •Common compliance risks faced by broker-dealers and their impact on FINRA priorities in 2016;
    •How the growth of non-email is impacting compliance review;
    •Emerging best practices in managing review volumes and conducting compliance surveillance
  • Best Practices for Migrating to Office 365
    Best Practices for Migrating to Office 365 Robert Cruz, Senior Director of Information Governance, Actiance & Justin Frech, Systems Engineer, VerQu Dec 12 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Prior to 2010, email messaging and archiving technologies were primarily deployed behind the firewall, with accompanying investments in storage, hardware, infrastructure, and IT resources. Since then, employee communications volume and variety have continued to explode –along with the cost and management hassle. Unfortunately, this time period has also witnessed an explosion of users utilizing their own devices, unsanctioned communications channels, and personal storage locations to get their jobs done.

    Now, as messaging systems move to Office 365 many are asking: Is the move to Office 365 also the right time to gain control over other employee communications channels, and if yes, what’s the best way to do it successfully?

    To answer this and other questions, join Actiance and VerQu as we explore:

    •Best practices in moving employee communications to Office 365
    •Steps to consider before beginning the migration process
    •How to assess regulatory compliance and eDiscovery implications when migrating to Office 365

    We will conclude with a discussion of how Actiance can help organizations harness Office365, while gaining control over the latest communication channels to ensure that companies meet regulatory compliance and eDiscovery demands.
  • Osterman Research Report: Assessing the Total Cost of Veritas Enterprise Vault
    Osterman Research Report: Assessing the Total Cost of Veritas Enterprise Vault Michael Osterman, Osterman Research Dec 13 2017 4:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Many organizations are evaluating cloud-based archiving solutions by performing comparative cost analyses against legacy on-premises systems. However, constructing a true comparative analysis can be difficult because the software, hardware, storage, and infrastructure costs of on-premises systems are often distributed across multiple IT cost centers or are simply difficult to estimate.

    Join Actiance and Michael Osterman of Osterman Research as we discuss the results of an Osterman survey on the actual costs of maintaining and operating a Veritas Enterprise Vault environment versus a cloud-based archiving solution.

    During this webinar, you will learn about:

    – Real world cost experiences in managing on-premise archives

    – How the survey results have led to the development of a TCO model to help you determine your own cost comparison

    – How the Actiance Platform offers a significantly lower cost of ownership while providing an architecture to support your archiving needs
  • M&A Leaders’ Survey from 451 Research and Morrison & Foerster
    M&A Leaders’ Survey from 451 Research and Morrison & Foerster Brenon Daly, 451 Research and Rob Townsend, Morrison & Foerster Dec 13 2017 6:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    Undeterred by the recent slowdown in M&A activity in 2017, tech acquirers have largely left their bullish forecast for dealmaking unchanged. For the third consecutive time, essentially half of the respondents to the semi-annual M&A Leaders' Survey from 451 Research and Morrison & Foerster indicated that they expected an acceleration in acquisition activity in the coming half-year. Join us for a lively discussion on where acquirers are looking to buy and what they expect to pay in those deals.