Technology

Moving to the cloud will make asset management more secure

By Mash Patel on November 20, 2017
Cloud-storage

The best way to ensure the security of the data your organisation holds is to keep all IT systems in house and on site, right? Well, no. This actually isn’t the case. The number of high-profile…

Can continuous authentication counter rising cybercrime?

By Tim Cooper on November 15, 2017
Authentication Cybersecurity

The wave of cybercrime keeps rising. It is the second most reported economic crime globally, according to PWC research (though many incidents go unreported). It has already affected 32% of organisations – some with million-dollar losses…

Asset managers: embrace technology, “it’s do or die”

By Paul Fawcett on November 7, 2017
Embrace-Digital-PwC

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has indicated a projected growth for the asset management industry in the next 10 years, but with this comes the necessity for firms to increase their adoption of innovative technology…

The New (Augmented) Reality for Financial Services

By Elliot Burr on October 24, 2017
AR-for-FinServ

‘In the past, before phones and the internet, all communication was face-to-face. Now most of it is digital, via emails and messaging services […] If people were to start using virtual reality it would almost come…

The Fintech World Series: South Africa

By Elliot Burr on October 18, 2017
South-Africa-FI

Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

The Fintech World Series: Ireland

By Elliot Burr on October 4, 2017
Ireland-FI

Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

Millennial Investors: Is It Wise To Cut Out Humans?

By Graham Jarvis on October 2, 2017
Robo-advisor-phone

“The times they are a-changin’”, and with the growth of artificial intelligence (AI) in all industrial sectors, including financial services, the words of singer-songwriter Bob Dylan are certainly coming true. Attracta Mooney, an asset management reporter…

The Fintech World Series: USA – The Pacific Coast

By Elliot Burr on September 21, 2017
USA-West-FI

Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

8 Financial Institutions #winning on Instagram

By Elliot Burr on September 13, 2017
FinServ-Instagram-Winning

It’s been almost 2 years since we here at Kurtosys delved into the financial depths of Instagram to find the best uses of the photo-capture app to inspire asset managers. During that time, however, Instagram (as…

The New Wave of Asset Management

By Mash Patel on September 12, 2017
New-Wave-of-AMs

We’ve been told a lot of things about millennials in the recent past. How they’re lazy. How they’re not lazy. How they are killing certain industries. And how they don’t have any money. There is a…

The Fintech World Series: USA – The Midwest

By Elliot Burr on September 5, 2017
USA-Midwest-FI

Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

Password best practice – five ways to boost your organisation’s security

By Harry Thompson on August 31, 2017
Password-best-practice

Cybersecurity is a topic that should be on the mind of everyone who works in an asset management firm. The risk of having sensitive data stolen or your content highjacked or vital core IT systems compromised…