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REAL RESPONSES TO REPEL CYBERATTACKS ON UTILITIES

Cybersecurity risks have become a major headache for utilities. Attacks have been escalating in intensity, as well as frequency. Independent studies show utilities’ management teams are not as prepared as they need to be. Cyber-criminals are targeting utilities’ operational technology (OT) infrastructure – including ICS (industrial control systems), such as SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), smart substations, and distribution management systems.
  • Robert Furr
  • 14 September 2021
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ZERO TRUST ARCHITECTURE: MODERN WORK ANYWHERE ARCHITECTURE WITHOUT VPN

A broad security model that has been considered for implementation is modern cloud-native architecture for enterprise applications. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) fundamentally defines “Zero Trust” as having no trusted zones in the network and assuming attackers are present in your network. The Zero Trust (ZT) approach leverages continuous resource monitoring and dynamic risk evaluations in order to protect every individual asset/resource against a potential attacker within the network, hence “Zero Trust.”
  • Frank Alfieri and Vikas Sharma
  • 13 September 2021
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A CAPCONVERSATION WITH KRISHNA KALLAKURI

In this episode of CapConversation, Capco’s Audra Schoenfeldt Furer chats with Krishna Kallakuri, co-founder and CEO of diwo, a unique Decision Intelligence platform empowering business users to make better decisions, faster.
  • Capco Digital
  • 02 September 2021
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SALESFORCE AND RETAIL ENERGY: AN IT NERD’S PERSPECTIVE

Many retail energy providers (REPs) currently use Salesforce, or plan to use it in the future. Like all products, it can provide tremendous benefits straight out of the box, but there are limitations.
  • Kelley Rice
  • 09 September 2021
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HOW TO LEAD A SUCCESSFUL DIVESTITURE WITH MINIMAL TO NO DISRUPTION

The insurance sector is facing challenges posed by outdated technology, disruption from increased merger and acquisitions, regulatory constraints, and persistently low interest rates. This digital transformation paired with rising consumer expectations pushes insurers to reconfigure their business. One option for structural change is divestitures, which allow insurers to cut costs, focus on core solutions, and reinvest in business and technology.
  • Allison Hill
  • 09 September 2021
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AN EFFECTIVE APPROACH TO NAVIGATE THE LIBOR TRANSITION

Moving away from the London Interbank Offered Rate, the LIBOR transition is more than just a “flip-the-switch” exercise and requires careful planning and execution. It’s important to ensure your organization is well-prepared to meet the heightened demands of the LIBOR transition and navigate the challenges.
  • Justin Wellen and Zac Ross
  • 07 September 2021
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AUTOMATING LOAN AGREEMENTS: A CASE STUDY WITH XCEPTOR

Drafting loan agreements tends to be a very manual business process. Read how no-code data automation software can help.
  • Gabriele Castagna
  • 08 September 2021
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THE BENEFITS OF A GLOBAL APPROACH FOR ENABLING RESILIENT AND EFFECT OPERATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY SERVICES IN CAPITAL MARKETS

This paper by AFME Technology Operations and Capco UK discusses the benefits of a global approach which banks use to deliver operations and technology services.
 
  • Tej Patel, David Turmaine, Andrew Harvey and David Ostojitsch
  • 03 September 2021
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CLIMATE CONDUCT & FINANCIAL SERVICES: TOMORROW'S MIS-SELLING SCANDAL?

This paper by Capco UK discusses the complex subject of conduct with climate change and how it is arguably one of the widest ranging thematic issues of our time. 
  • Charles Sincock, Ross Molyneux and Laura Moore
  • 07 September 2021
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GREATER EMPHASIS ON DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN LENDING

As businesses begin recovery from the financial downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a sense of normalcy is restored, it should be acknowledged that ‘BAU’ cannot be the same as it was before. Digital transformation has been aiding lending markets in the U.S. by providing solutions to streamline traditionally cumbersome processes. 
  • Balaji Ramamurthy and Evan Pliskin
  • 02 September 2021