SIFMA Tech 2014
June 17-18, 2014
Hilton New York
On June 17 and 18, 2014, industry participants, regulators and solution providers gathered in New York to discuss the evolving role of technology in financial services, its impact on the industry, and how to maximize the potential of innovation while managing risk.
Experts and industry leaders shared perspectives on a range of significant technological and operational changes including cybersecurity considerations and measures, CAT, CARDS, and shortening the settlement cycle, among others. The forum highlighted the importance of public and private sector collaboration to ensure that the right policies and technologies are in place to maintain a resilient marketplace.
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Steve Randich, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of FINRA, opens SIFMA Tech 2014 with a discussion on the role of big data and cloud technology in transforming financial services regulation. The enhanced visibility that this technology brings helps the industry regulator become more efficient and streamline data and platforms.
Dr. Kristof Kloeckner, General Manager of Rational Software at IBM, shares how firms can take advantage of shifts in data, cloud, and social and mobile engagement to innovate and unify business and IT initiatives.
Michael Morell, Former Deputy and Acting Director of the CIA, delivers an insightful briefing on the cyber threats to the financial services industry and to the critical infrastructure and integrated services that support it.
Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of SIFMA, delivers remarks at Tech 2014. Technology professionals are looked to more and more as solution providers who can help financial institutions accomplish goals and succeed in the new regulatory environment.
Ron Insana, CNBC and MSNBC Contributor, moderates a panel of technology executives on what it means to be a Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer within financial services today and the technologies that are shaping the industry.
Equity Market panelists, Gregg E. Berman of the SEC, Brian Carr from ConvergEx Execution Solutions, and FINRA's Thomas Gira, discuss the role of technology in the evolution of the equity market.
Randy Snook, Executive Vice President of Business Policies & Practices at SIFMA, opens Day 2 of Tech 2014. It is important to review the key issues facing technology professionals, and how we can balance innovation with risk management requirements.
Stephen C. Daffron, President and Chief Executive Officer of Interactive Data, discusses regulation and resilience. The ability to monitor and detect unintended outcomes, and having the tools to deal with them if they occur, are vital to protect the efficiency and resiliency of the market.
Michele Trogni, Head of Enterprise Services for Markit's Solutions Division, describes Smartsourcing and how centralized services will drive a new wave of differentiation in the financial industry.
- SIFMA Executive Vice President Randy Snook: Remarks as Prepared for SIFMA Tech 2014 -
June 18, 2014
- SIFMA President and CEO Kenneth E Bentsen Jr: Remarks as Prepared for SIFMA Tech 2014 -
June 17, 2014
Ex-CIA head warns about cyberattacks in financial services
David Bannister, Banking Technology, June 18, 2014
Cost of Finra's CARDS program, other regulatory demands will hit investors
Joyce Hanson, Investment News, June 18, 2014
- SIFMA Tech 2014 - CAT to Bring Oversight Benefits, Implementation Questions Loom
Jake Safane, Global Custodian, June 18, 2014
- Data Dominates SIFMA Tech Debates
David Bannister, Banking Technology, June 19, 2014
- Social Media Smarts: 2 Tips for Success
Maddy Perkins, On Wall Street, June 19, 2014
- Personnel Choices
Michael Shashoua, Waters Technology, June 20, 2014
- The Financial Services Industry Is (Finally) Embracing Social Media
Matt Foulger, Business 2 Community, June 21, 2014
- Innovate. Secure. Comply. Hootsuite at SIFMA 2014.
Hootsuite via Storify, June 23, 2014
SIFMA on Twitter
Acting CIA Director Michael Morell: "China has been inside my personal email more times I can count." #SIFMAtech— Joyce Hanson (@joycehanson) June 17, 2014
Fastest growing threat to our nation cyber espionage, cyber crime, cyber warfare - MIchael Morell former CIA director #sifmatech— Kathy Troidle (@KathyTroidle) June 17, 2014
Great session @sifma by former deputy of CIA comparing cyber threats to 9/11 terrorist threats. Cyber crime creating same $$ as drug trade.— Holly (@LittleATXLady) June 17, 2014
Automated risk data system CARDS will provide "birds eye view surveillance" complementing boots on the ground, says FINRA CIO #SIFMAtech— Global Custodian (@globalcustodian) June 17, 2014
Tuesday at #SIFMAtech was a great day. Had fun participating in Ron Insana's panel discussing disruptive technologies in financial markets— Natalia Kory (@natakory) June 19, 2014