Archive for Citigroup SmartBlogs
Veterans Day marks a time of year when businesses across America like to highlight the initiatives they undertake to promote the hiring of military veterans. Many of these initiatives tout quantitative goals for how many veterans have been or will be hired. However, there are some individuals on Wall Street who are trying to shift that thinking and convince firms that simply hiring veterans is not enough.[…] Continue Reading »
The financial-services sector needs to strengthen its information-sharing network to learn more quickly of threat data and thereby stay ahead of hackers, said panelists at the recent SmartBrief Cybersecurity Forum in New York City.
Cybercriminals are colluding and collaborating frequently, which creates a crucial need for the industry to work more closely together on a regular basis, said George Rettas, managing director and chief of staff, Global Information Security Department — Information Protection Directorate, Citigroup.[…] Continue Reading »
A skills shortage has cybersecurity experts in high demand on Wall Street as firms boost their game to lure top talent. But how should firms go about recruiting the right personnel to match their needs?
Cybersecurity is at the top of the agenda of nearly every board of directors meeting on Wall Street. As the threats evolve, so to do the countermeasures. Firms are deploying new methods to prevent cyberattacks and recover quickly when hackers penetrate defenses. Meanwhile, a big piece of the cybersecurity puzzle lies at the intersection of industry and government, where enhanced collaboration and information sharing are starting to produce positive results.[…] Continue Reading »
A collection of stories from SmartBrief publications and around the web…
Sign of the times: Remember when $50 billion was a lot of money on Wall Street? Nowadays, I see headlines about banks perhaps coughing up $50 billion to settle mortgage lawsuits and I think: “Meh … the banks can afford that.” Sounds kind of like a consumer opting to pay a speeding ticket rather than waste time in court trying to fight it.[…] Continue Reading »