The Lighter Side: The Power of Gratitude

“Happiness comes from appreciating what’s in front of you, not wishing you were doing something else. You find out what life is about by paying closer attention to it, not wishing you were living a fantasy. We don’t need to be better than anyone else: we just need to love where we are and what we’re doing and who we are.

Banks & Cyber Defense Testing

For all banks, the threat of a cyber-attack is at the forefront of their concerns. 2014 saw yet another rise in cybercrime, with no end in sight. What's more, many experts feel that financial institutions should be held to a higher standard of cybersecurity than other industries, as they regularly handle such desirable and highly sensitive information.

Controversial CISA Cybersecurity Bill Passed by Senate

The Senate has voted to pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, or CISA, a bill the privacy advocates have long argued will quietly give the government invasive spying powers. The House has already passed similar legislation, and the two versions will now enter a conference committee to be reconciled before being sent to President Obama.

CyberSecurity Shortcomings: How Banks Can Do Better

Rating agency Standard and Poor's recently released a report announcing that it will consider lowering the credit ratings of banks that have poor cybersecurity. Though no scores have yet been affected by this new policy, S&P's recognizes insufficient cybersecurity as an "emerging threat". The agency has a series of questions that it will use in determining the quality of information security at a financial institution, including what kind of cyber expertise is present and how much money is budgeted for cybersecurity.

How your boring brand can win on social media

You may think social media is designed for exciting brands like Google or MTV. And who could blame you, as these brands both have millions of followers. Because of this, you may think there’s no place for your boring brand on social media, right? Think again. Here is one brand that’s making some noise in […]