Retail Banking - A Stacked Platform Future with Next Generation Security

Retail Banking - A Stacked Platform Future with Next Generation Security

Consumer behavior have shown a dramatic shift toward a preference for seamless digital banking solutions. Many banking customers now want simple and reliable products and services from their banks and other financial institutions.

BYOK is Essential for Data Security and Privacy as Business-Critical Applications Move to the Cloud

BYOK is Essential for Data Security and Privacy as Business-Critical Applications Move to the Cloud

The 2020 Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report focuses on the key risks and challenges organizations face as they implement and maintain cloud solutions. This article highlights some of the report's findings around the growing trust in the security of cloud offerings and asserts why maintaining control of your own critical keys should be considered best-practice when considering migrating to the cloud.

Banking-Grade BYOK for Office 365

Banking-Grade BYOK for Office 365

Securing data and keeping it private is essential for many organizations and institutions, including banks or ministries, where data security and data privacy are critical. That security and privacy must always be assured and remain in control under the institution or organization.

IBM's z15 Mainframe - Security, Resilience and Secure Key Management for Financial Service Platforms

IBM's z15 Mainframe - Security, Resilience and Secure Key Management for Financial Service Platforms

Banks continue to feel the profound transformational effects that digital technologies have on their business. This can be seen in the creation and acceleration of new business activities, models, competencies, and processes.

What Do Companies Perceive as the Most Important Encryption Features?

What Do Companies Perceive as the Most Important Encryption Features?

The need for certain encryption technology features can vary from company to company, depending on their individual needs for securing their data. The recent Ponemon Institute survey, Global Encryption Trends Study, showed that some encryption features are considered more essential than others when considering an encryption solution, especially for strong key management purposes.

Payment & Banking: An Introduction to z/OS and the IBM Common Cryptographic Architecture

Payment & Banking: An Introduction to z/OS and the IBM Common Cryptographic Architecture

IBM’s mainframe computers have been a rock-steady part of banks’ security infrastructure for many years. Originating from the local data-center concept, the current release is able to stretch banks’ security architecture across the hybrid cloud, harnessing advantages of on-premise and cloud-native software deployments - all without compromising data security and privacy.

Key Management: Cloudy with a Probability of Breach

Key Management: Cloudy with a Probability of Breach

In the 2009 movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, food, instead of rain, begins to fall from the clouds. There are so many applications using cryptography solutions in today's hybrid computing environment that clouds are saturated with cryptographic keys. You don’t want to find that yours are falling from the cloud into cyber-criminals hands. In this blog, from our strategic technology partner nCipher, we explore the critical need for key management on the hybrid cloud platform, particularly among banking and financial applications. 

Banks, Ecosystems & Service Innovation - Aligning the Crypto Architecture around MS Azure and Dynamics

Banks, Ecosystems & Service Innovation - Aligning the Crypto Architecture around MS Azure and Dynamics

This article explores the concept of financial service platforms and aligns resulting business (process) goals with the necessary crypto architecture. We have a particular look at the integration of MS Dynamics and MS Azure, as it is a rapidly growing service extension platform for many banks.

Integrating Microsoft’s Banking Accelerator (MS Dynamics) in the Cloud with On-Premise Banking-Grade Key Management

Integrating Microsoft’s Banking Accelerator (MS Dynamics) in the Cloud with On-Premise Banking-Grade Key Management

The cloud services provided by Microsoft Dynamics 365 are gaining rapid market share in the banking world. A burning question for the security departments is how to take advantage of the cloud services on offer without relinquishing control of their cryptographic keys.