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Diverse Perspectives

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April 17, 2014

I go to more conferences than are good for me.  And if you're like me, you don't attend many sessions, and you meet with the same cast of characters.  I have two suggestions on breaking those rules.  If you read this blog, I'd argue there are two must-do conference on your calendar: Money2020 (in...
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Making Regionalization of Transaction Banking a Reality

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April 17, 2014

Transaction banking is becoming increasingly important for banks as corporates continue to expand their businesses across the globe. As corporates demand these services, banks must rise to deliver. There are numerous factors that are responsible for businesses expanding their scope of activity beyond their home turf. We have seen new trade routes develop (i.e....
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Heartbleed: Free Tool To Check if That Site is Safe

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April 17, 2014
Heartbleed: Free Tool To Check if That Site is Safe

I’m sure you’ve heard the news about Heartbleed by now (unless you’re in vacation wonderland and have taken a tech break). This is a serious vulnerability in the core of the Internet and is something we all should be concerned about. Heartbleed is a kink in encryption software, discovered by security researchers. It is...
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Era of Mass Customization in Banking

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April 17, 2014

Banks have a nearly one-size-fits-all product model which leaves value on the table. For instance, when a bank releases a new online or mobile banking system, it will often be an identical system, with the exact same interface, for all clients of a particular segment. But oil companies like Chevron have different banking needs...
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Take These Steps to Stomp out the Heartbleed Bug

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April 17, 2014
Take These Steps to Stomp out the Heartbleed Bug

by Stephen Smith The so-called “Heartbleed” bug has caused quite an uproar since its presence came to light on April 7. Uncovered within the OpenSSL (secure socket layer) network security protocol, this Internet security flaw allows attacke...
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Take These Steps to Stomp out the Heartbleed Bug

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April 17, 2014
Take These Steps to Stomp out the Heartbleed Bug

by Stephen Smith The so-called “Heartbleed” bug has caused quite an uproar since its presence came to light on April 7. Uncovered within the OpenSSL (secure socket layer) network security protocol, this Internet security flaw allows attacke...
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Economic and Financial Highlights: April 10, 2014

View the latest series of charts from our Economic & Financial Highlights page, including new data on consumer credit, consumer prices, housing starts, inflation expectations, oil and natural gas prices, unemployment claims, and more.
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Using State-Level Data to Estimate How Labor Market Slack Affects Wages

Looking at the labor market in its broadest terms presents challenges when trying to assess the impact of unused workforce capacity on wages. But drilling down into state-level data affords a more precise look at this dynamic, and macroblog explores th...
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Your Money or Your … Computer Access? Ransomware is on the Rise

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April 16, 2014
Your Money or Your … Computer Access? Ransomware is on the Rise

by Sean Martin So it’s not your old Western “stick ‘em up” kidnapping scenario, but the idea is pretty much the same. Give them your money, and you get your stuff back. We’re talking about ransomware, a class of malware ...
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Your Money or Your … Computer Access? Ransomware is on the Rise

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April 16, 2014
Your Money or Your … Computer Access? Ransomware is on the Rise

by Sean Martin So it’s not your old Western “stick ‘em up” kidnapping scenario, but the idea is pretty much the same. Give them your money, and you get your stuff back. We’re talking about ransomware, a class of malware ...
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