fintech, financial technology, EU, euro, global currencies

12 March, 2018

EU launches fintech action plan to support business

The European Commission has introduced a financial technology action plan in a bid to become a centre of innovation for new technologies. It aims to increase cybersecurity and ensure integrity, and de...
chief executive

26 February, 2018

Investors more concerned than CEOs about cybersecurity

Investors are more concerned about cyber-attacks than chief executives are, according to new research by PwC.
Microchips, IT, technology, data

11 December, 2017

Boards must improve tech knowledge as “adaptation is critical” for future

Boards must consider oversight—and their skill levels—when it comes to managing new technology and innovation in their business, according to a report by the Association of Chartered Certified Acc...
cybercrime, cybersecurity, data security

3 November, 2017

Why directors should learn to love cybersecurity

Beyond core company growth and profit, board directors have plenty of competing priorities they “must” attend to, such as regulatory change, the digital economy, culture, diversity, ...

20 September, 2017

European Commission unveils comprehensive industrial policy strategy

The European Commission has unveiled a comprehensive industrial policy strategy that will reinforce cybersecurity, introduce regulation on the free flow of non-personal data, and push industry to adop...
shareholders, investors

24 April, 2017

US boards prepare for contact with activist shareholders

US boards are preparing for encounters with activist shareholders, according to a survey from Deloitte, which said the boards of 74% of companies are "discussing" the issue. The activism issue is ...
Cyber-risk. Robert Hannigan.

14 March, 2017

Intelligence chief calls on boardrooms to act on cybersecurity

Corporate governance is failing to deal with the risk from cyber-threats, according to one of Britain's leading intelligence chiefs. Robert Hannigan, head of Government Communications Headquarters,...

24 February, 2017

Do company boards need an expert in cybersecurity and technology?

Deloitte recently completed an analysis of FTSE 100 companies’ most recent annual reports, ending September 2016, to review company disclosures concerning cybersecurity. The results show that top c...

10 February, 2017

IT leaders and board members split over responsibility for cybersecurity

Board members and IT managers are split over who is in charge in the event of a cyber-attack, according to new research which concludes it shows a "lack" of communication between the two groups. IT...