September 2011

Gold Book 2011

Meet Wall Street & Technology's Gold Book 2011 Honorees
Wall Street & Technology has honored four financial services technology leaders in its 2011 Gold Book.

The Digital Truth and the Future of the Asset Management Industry
Asset managers must exploit the full potential of "digital truth" -- rapid, full information assembled by machines and systems with a minimum of human error.

Technology Economics: The Cost of Data
92 percent of the cost of business -- the financial services business -- is "data."

Crisis, Lag, Rebound -- Our Economic Cycle
The recovery that followed the financial crisis and subsequent recession that began in 2008 barely had taken hold before the European debt crisis and the political train wreck over the U.S. debt ceiling derailed any hope for a widespread recovery.

Take a Virtual Tour of Savvis' Newest Financial Data Center
Savvis, a provider of colocation and data center hosting to financial services companies, operates two data centers in Weehawken, N.J., that are dedicated mostly to proximity colocation to liquidity sources. The Savvis NJ2X facility is the company's newest New York-area facility and has a total of approximately 148,000 square feet of available space. Take a virtual tour through the NJ2X facility in this slideshow.

How to Build a Secure Mobile App
While it's a relatively new channel, mobile banking is growing rapidly, and apps are emerging as consumers' mobile solutions of choice. How do you ensure your app is secure?

Six Entrepreneurs Present Latest Fin Tech Innovations To Venture Capitalists
WS&T saw a sneak preview of the latest innovations from some of the brightest financial technology firms.

Innotribe Plays the Innovation Game
SWIFT’s Innotribe group aims to incubate new technology ideas that can help financial services firms evolve.

IT Jobs Are Growing, But Can It Last?
U.S. IT employment is back over the 4 million mark.

Cyber Threat Resembles Pre-9/11 Terror Threat, Says Former CIA Counterterrorism Chief
Government leaders don’t understand the gravity of the threat of cyber attacks or the implications, ex-CIA official tells Black Hat attendees.

A Decade of Destruction and Rebirth
The past decade has been tough, but we need to be optimistic and view it for the success it has brought and the opportunity it will bring, writes special contributing editor Larry Tabb.