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How a Choppy Merger Can Hurt Your Acquisition

How a Choppy Merger Can Hurt Your Acquisition

Adequate preparation, due diligence and stable execution are necessary for smooth mergers and acquisitions. Failure to do so can result in a choppy path – with potential to hold back,…

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Shadow IT: The Danger of Open Tech Stacks in Banking

Shadow IT: The Danger of Open Tech Stacks in Banking

Banking, financial services and insurance companies are in danger—and this danger is lurking at employees’ fingertips. Employees, clients and vendors are wooed daily by unvetted third-party apps that promise to…

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CCPA vs GDPR: What’s the Difference?

CCPA vs GDPR: What’s the Difference?

In 2018, the business world shuddered as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into full force. More shuddering is expected shortly with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) going…

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Protecting Trade Secrets: A Crucial Part of Mergers and Acquisitions

Protecting Trade Secrets: A Crucial Part of Mergers and Acquisitions

Under normal circumstances, you might hide trade secrets behind hardened firewalls under heavy coded locks. But what about when you’re amid a mega merger or acquisition? You need to share…

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Uniform or Patchwork Privacy Laws? How Your Bank Can Mitigate Cyber Risk

Uniform or Patchwork Privacy Laws? How Your Bank Can Mitigate Cyber Risk

As more state privacy laws come into effect in the US, navigating privacy, data residency and jurisdictional requirements is more complicated than ever for banks and financial institutions with national…

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The Importance of Synchronized Tech: Mergers and Acquisitions that Stick Need to Fit

The Importance of Synchronized Tech: Mergers and Acquisitions that Stick Need to Fit

The ink is dry. The handshakes have been made. Your company has just successfully negotiated a multi-million-mega dollar monster merger or acquisition. And your newest corporate addition has all the…

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Still Selling ‘Risk Acceptance’ to Your Customers?

Still Selling ‘Risk Acceptance’ to Your Customers?

As organizations continue their digital migrations, the list of cyber-threats, risks and vulnerabilities grows exponentially. From a more connected workplace to new laws and regulations governing privacy and data protection,…

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How to Ensure Only Intended Recipients Can Read Your Secure Message

How to Ensure Only Intended Recipients Can Read Your Secure Message

We’ve all done it: You hit ‘send’ on a message only to notice a mistyped email address. But what if the email contained sensitive information, like a bank statement? What if…

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California’s CCPA – What Banks Need to Know

California’s CCPA – What Banks Need to Know

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020 and enforcement measures are scheduled to start six months later. Banks that do business with the state…

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