As e-mail usage becomes a standard way of doing business in banking, security issues have become an increasingly complex matter. Financial services firms looking to minimize e-mail security risks need to put a plan into place.
No matter what the economists posit about logical, predictable behavior, the only thing that is truly predictable is that just when you think you've figured out customer or competitor attitudes and actions, you'll inevitably be thrown a curve.
After starting his career with Banc Agricol in Spain, Lazaro Campos joined SWIFT in 1987. Campos spoke with BS&T senior editor Ivan Schneider about business continuity, regulatory compliance, and know-your-customer regulations.
Looking back at the August 14 blackout in the Eastern U.S. and parts of Canada, it's evident that the disaster recovery plans at financial institutions worked precisely as intended. But there's still room for improvement.