Seal unveils ‘Google for derivatives’ tool for financial contracts

Seal Software Ltd., a company dedicated to helping businesses find contracts buried in their databases, is moving into the financial sector with a new tool. Based in the U.S., the company specializes in

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 17th, 2014 Candice So

Banks and financial services eyeing the cloud, SAP and Ovum research says

The cloud isn’t just reserved for startups and other tech businesses – banks and financial services companies are looking to tap into it, too. That’s the conclusion of a survey released this week

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 12th, 2014 Candice So

Vogogo raises $8.5M to help ‘cryptobusinesses’ accept Canadian dollars

For businesses that deal with Bitcoin, it can be hard enough to master cryptocurrency transactions – but it’s a whole new game when they start accepting Canadian dollars and begin working with banks.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2014 Candice So

A Q & A with Brad Greene, head of Visa’s mobile payments

SAN FRANCISCO – Visa Inc. unveiled a new product for mobile payments and e-commerce today, aiming to help consumers to buy online goods and services more quickly and in turn, to help retailers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 17th, 2014 Candice So

Financial services companies leaving BlackBerry behind, survey shows

Financial services organizations are expecting to leave the BlackBerry Ltd. brand in droves, leaving BB10 behind and migrating to other operating systems, according to a new survey from the Ponemon Institute LLC and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

DDoS attacks now coming from mobile apps, Prolexic report says

Hackers are now using mobile apps to launch distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against enterprise clients, according to a new report from Prolexic Technologies Inc., a security solutions provider focused on protecting

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2014 Candice So

Mint may be coming soon to your online banking site

Online banking customers may soon have access to Mint, an online personal finance solution from Intuit. Intuit said Wednesday that it will be offering Mint, which is also available as a standalone offering,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Financial sector not investing enough in cybersecurity: PwC study

Too few organisations in the financial services sector are investing in the response mechanisms needed to cope with cybercrime incidents, a PwC survey has found.This is despite cybercrime now being a major cause

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2012 John E. Dunn

Tough e-mail archiving laws coming soon to Canada – and how to prepare

Multi-million dollar fines, criminal indictments, and exorbitant e-discovery costs… Canadian financial services firms – including securities dealers and portfolio managers – could incur these in the not to distant future if they violate

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2008 Kieron Dowling