Articles by Phil Albinus
ATMs are well into their fourth decade, and they appear to be having a midlife crisis. Instead of buying a red sports car or getting a tribal tattoo with those ear gauges, ATMs are getting a new lease on life with some cutting edge tweaks.
It seems that someone remembered the maxim that the word "crisis" can also mean "opportunity."
What happens in the dark is not going to stay in the dark much longer.
You and your IT staffers may be working hard to keep hackers at bay, but cyberintruders spend an average of 416 days inside an enterprise's computer systems before detection.
Who has the best secrets for protecting a hen house? Just ask a fox.
New regulations, complex market structures and trading volatility are driving buy-side firms to spend more on their order management systems (OMS) and execution management systems (EMS). And it's a substantial price. Institutional investors worldwide are spending between $1.5 billion and $2 billion each year on these tools.
A brazen global cabal of thieves stole $45 million in hours from ATMs around the globe -- in a crime that sent shockwaves around the banking and security communities. One prosecutor in New York called it "a massive 21st century bank heist."
Don't blink! Your mobile phone is verifying your transaction.
Is this a matter of national safety or a good old fashioned currency war? You decide.
High-frequency trading (HFT) is the new normal, and investors in Australia had better get used to it. That was the gist of the speech to the Australian Shareholders Association by ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft, where he made favorable comments about both dark pools and HFT.