Information Advantage for Financial Services in 2020

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Key financial services trends as the world emerges from COVID-19

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In January, I wrote a predictions blog that said the priorities of the financial services industry would not change greatly over the next 12 months! Industries Banking & Insurance financial services digital financial services

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Three use cases for cloud fax in financial services

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It stands to reason, then, that fax would be the bedrock of financial communications, but are there ways to make it even better? The paper problem Financial services workflows have always been heavily paper-based.

Financial services are embracing multi-cloud

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That’s according to an independent report by 451 Research, ‘Multi-Cloud Fundamental to Financial Services Transformation.’ Banking & Capital Markets Cloud Insurance financial services hybrid cloudMulti-clouds — environments made up of multiple public and private clouds typically used for different purposes — may well be the cloud of choice for banks.

Could digital fax be a secret weapon for cybersecurity in financial services?

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It’s estimated that the financial services sector could see as much as $6 trillion in cybercrime damages in 2021. In fact, research shows that financial services firms are over 300 times more … The post Could digital fax be a secret weapon for cybersecurity in financial services?

Industry Guide to Financial Services: What’s driving digital transformation across financial services institutions?

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To compete and succeed in today’s fast-changing business climate, banks, insurance companies and other financial services institutions (FSIs) need to have three priorities to contend with new technologies, new market entrants and new ways of working that are changing expectations for the industry. Enterprise World Industry Bank banks Enterprise World 2019 financial services Insurance insurance industry

A time of reflection: Five tips for Financial Services in 2019

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The New Year is upon us, and with it come new challenges and opportunities for the Financial Services industry. Enterprise World Industry 2019 financial services financial services industry financial services institutions Insurance trends

New York Department of Financial Services Issues First Guidance by a U.S. Regulator Concerning Cyber Insurance

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On February 4, 2021, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued Circular Letter No. 2 announcing a Cyber Insurance Risk Framework (the Framework) that describes industry best practices for New York-regulated property/casualty insurers. According to NYDFS, the incorporation of these practices should be proportionate to each insurer’s size, resources, geographic distribution, and other factors. Rigorously Measure Insured Risk.

Data Privacy Laws in Financial Services: NYDFS 500

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In my post today I want to discuss data privacy laws, specifically involving New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) 23 NYCRR 500. The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) 23 NYCRR 500 is a set of regulations that place cybersecurity requirements on all covered financial institutions. Insurance companies. Service providers. In my previous post, I discussed what data privacy is and why it’s important?

Achieving digital transformation in the insurance industry

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Research has consistently shown that senior management within the insurance sector think digital transformation is critical to their business. While executives see transformation as essential, achieving success is proving to be much more difficult, with a global report recently published by Cap Gemini suggests that insurance companies are lagging behind other Financial Services organizations.

US banks Q3 results shine light on financial services innovation

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For example, ChatBot technology is becoming particularly popular in banking for customer service, by cutting down handling times and accelerating payments processing, enabling better customer interaction by eliminating errors and increasing efficiency. Tony Antenucci, VP of Banking, Financial Services and Insurance for Teleperformance Digital Integrated Business Services comments : “The way customers interact with their bank in the US is changing.

NY Department of Financial Services Issues Cyber Fraud Alert to Regulated Entities Using Instant Quote Websites

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The NYDFS learned of the threat after receiving reports from auto insurers that cybercriminals were targeting their premium quote sites to steal driver’s license numbers. Cybersecurity Financial Privacy U.S.

New York Department of Financial Services Issues Guidance Regarding Life Insurers’ Use of External Consumer Data in Underwriting

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On January 18, 2019, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) issued Circular Letter 2019-1 (the Circular Letter), addressing insurers’ use of external consumer data and information sources in underwriting for life insurance. In other words, insurers may not use an external data source to collect or use information that the insurer would otherwise be prohibited from collecting or using directly.

First American Title Insurance Co. Faces Charges in NY

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Company Could Be Fined $1,000 for Each Violation of State Cybersecurity Law The New York State Department of Financial Services has filed civil charges against First American Title Insurance Co.,

Historic Charges: First Enforcement Action Filed by New York Department of Financial Services Under Cybersecurity Regulation

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On July 21, 2020, the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS or the Department) issued a statement of charges and notice of hearing (the Statement) against First American Title Insurance Company (First American) for violations of the Department’s Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies, 23 N.Y.C.R.R. The NYDFS alleges that First American, one of the largest providers of title insurance in the U.S.,

First American Financial Pays Farcical $500K Fine

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In May 2019, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that the website of mortgage settlement giant First American Financial Corp. NYSE:FAF ] was leaking more than 800 million documents — many containing sensitive financial data — related to real estate transactions dating back 16 years.

Nurturing relationships while working remotely

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As more and more people are instructed to stay at home, it’s impossible to overestimate the importance of seamless and continuous engagements with financial services customers. Customer Experience Industries Banking & Insurance financial services Banking financial services industry digital banking coronavirus Covid-19

Providing a superior experience for commercial banking customers

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Why trusted advise is vital in uncertain times

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Customer Experience Banking & Insurance financial services digital financial services digital banking retail banking coronavirusThere’s a danger that writing a blog focused on the current Coronavirus outbreak could be seen as a cynical marketing ploy.

[Guide] 2018 State of the Insurance Industry

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Creating value for customers, employees, partners, and shareholders has always been the core objective of insurance companies. Our new guide highlights the: State of the insurance industry based on our own insights, as well as those from leaders in the space. Most significant challenges diversified insurance, life insurance, and property and casualty insurance companies face and how they are solving them.

Embracing Strategic Initiatives in the Insurance Industry

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Today, insurance companies remain heavily focused on growth, productivity, and efficiency. The answers to these big questions lie in the strategic initiatives that insurance companies must embrace to move their business forward. To learn about them, download our new guide: 2018 State of the Insurance Industry. That is, how can they generate more revenue and increase profitability? How can they get a bigger piece of the pie in a market that offers customers so many options?

Expanding Through M&A in the Insurance Industry

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Yet even as insurance companies lean on M&A for growth, every insurance company requires a more comprehensive program to achieve its growth targets. — To learn what else is driving growth, productivity, and efficiency, download our new guide: 2018 State of the Insurance Industry. M&A is always on the table, as it can provide quicker access to more customers through geographic expansion, as well as new business lines and capabilities.

NY Charges First American Financial for Massive Data Leak

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In May 2019, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that the website of mortgage title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. First American Financial Corp. Data Breaches The Coming Storm First American Financial Corp.

Artificial Intelligence Is Set to Rewrite the Rules of Insurance

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Few industries stand to gain as much by adopting artificial intelligence as insurance. Insurance companies rarely relate to their customers other than at the time of the claim, so making that experience as simple and productive as possible is key to customer retention. Fraud is a major problem for insurers, accounting for 10% of all claims expenditures in some regions. Other insurers are experimenting with discounts tied to the use of fitness trackers and heart monitors.

Friend or foe? Data interoperability key to trust in payments

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Enabling Key Stakeholders in the Insurance Industry

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Ensuring that agents and brokers have the best tools to evaluate and close opportunities can be a real differentiator for insurance companies. said that her company’s agents and brokers also benefited from its “investments in tools and solutions,” enabling them to provide more value and better service to customers. — To learn what else is driving growth, productivity, and efficiency, download our new guide: 2018 State of the Insurance Industry.

Investing in Technology Across the Board in Insurance

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— To learn what else is driving growth, productivity, and efficiency, download our new guide: 2018 State of the Insurance Industry. Technology investment is an essential component of most strategic growth and operational efficiency initiatives. Technology comes in two parts. There’s the front-end technology that customers experience. There’s also the back-end technology that other stakeholders (i.e.,

Transforming With Optimism in the Insurance Industry

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Mario Greco, CEO of Zurich Insurance Group, one of the world’s largest insurance companies, sat down with CNBC following the release of the company’s Q4 2017 earnings. Even after a year full of natural disasters (2017 happens to be the costliest year on record for the global insurance industry) and the potential financial burden (i.e., more claims) that climate change can place on insurers moving forward, the overall feeling about the future is optimistic.

Spurring Growth Initiatives Through Tax Reform in Insurance

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has created a jubilant atmosphere, as the rates are generally expected to boost earnings and investments for many insurers. We are investing in their future and strengthening their long-term financial security with structural improvements that will endure. — To learn what else is driving growth, productivity, and efficiency, download our new guide: 2018 State of the Insurance Industry.

Attracting and Cultivating Customers in the Insurance Industry

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In a digital and mobile era, insurance companies must cater to customers’ demands and expectations by providing fast and frequent communication, access to more digestible and transparent information, and, of course, convenience. — To learn what else is driving growth, productivity, and efficiency, download our new guide: 2018 State of the Insurance Industry.

NY Payroll Company Vanishes With $35 Million

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Unlike many stories here about cloud service providers being extorted by hackers for ransomware payouts , this snafu appears to have been something of an inside job. — disclosed last week in a rather unceremonious message to some 4,000 clients that it would be shutting its virtual doors and that companies which relied upon it to process payroll payments should kindly look elsewhere for such services going forward.

NY Department of Financial Services Issues Reminder for Cybersecurity Filing Deadline

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On January 22, 2018, the New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) issued a press release reminding entities covered by its cybersecurity regulation that the first certification of compliance with the regulation is due on or prior to February 15, 2018. As DFS continues to implement its landmark cybersecurity regulation, we will take proactive steps to protect our financial services industry from cyber criminals.”.

NY Investigates Exposure of 885 Million Mortgage Documents

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New York regulators are investigating a weakness that exposed 885 million mortgage records at First American Financial Corp. That measure, which went into effect in March 2019 and is considered among the toughest in the nation, requires financial companies to regularly audit and report on how they protect sensitive data, and provides for fines in cases where violations were reckless or willful. ” A Little Sunshine Data Breaches First American Financial Corp.

Los servicios financieros abrazan la multinube

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Eso se desprende del último informe realizado por 451 Research, “Multi-Cloud Fundamental to Financial Services Transformation” y yo no lo pienso discutir. Banking & Capital Markets Cloud Insurance financial services hybrid cloudLos entornos multinube (formados por varias nubes, públicas y privadas, que se utilizan normalmente para diferentes propósitos) pueden considerarse como la opción preferida de los bancos.

The state of AI and information readiness in banking

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Yet, only a quarter of respondents felt they could pull front and back end systems together to deliver optimum customer service. According to a new report on the global banking industry from Finextra, 45% of retail banks say they can onboard a new customer in under 40 minutes.

NAIC Insurance Data Security Law Annual Certifications: Is Yours Due By February 15?

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Most cybersecurity professionals are aware of the New York Department of Financial Service’s requirement imposed on DFS-licensed entities to certify their cybersecurity program’s compliance on an annual basis (by April 15th of each year), but less well known is that numerous other states impose similar requirements on regulated insurance entities and that deadline for many states is coming up on February 15, 2021.

Striking a balance between security and usability of sensitive data

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Last year, the number of personal records exposed by cyber attacks on the financial services industry was an incredible 446,575,334 – more than triple from the year before. The financial and reputational damage from these data breaches can be immense.

Phishing Campaign Targets 200M Microsoft 365 Accounts

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A well-organized email spoofing campaign has been seen targeting financial services, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, utilities, and telecom

Be a digital bank, don’t just look like one

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AI & Analytics Customer Experience Industries Banking & Insurance AI Analytics Banking contextual banking digital banking digital banking report financial service Open BankingThere’s a stark truth in banking: the better your customer experience, the more successful you will be.

Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation

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The banking, financial services and insurance industry typically deals with higher data velocity and tighter regulations than most. Metadata-Driven Automation in the Insurance Industry. Insurance is another industry that has to cope with high data velocity and stringent data regulations. Organization’s cannot hope to make the most out of a data-driven strategy, without at least some degree of metadata-driven automation.