The 2007-2008 global financial crisis led to multiple regulations created to protect citizens, banks and the economy itself. Dodd-Frank, Markets in Financial Instrument Directive (MiFID) II, BCBS 239 etc. all define numerous principles, guidelines and imperatives that need to be complied with, sometimes at very high costs. But even after spending millions of dollars there... more
As complexity and scale increases in global computing, corporate executives at large enterprises are confronted with new data security challenges. In particular, CSOs and CXOs seek continuous, contextual and responsive protection for their enterprise data assets. Specifically, they want to providing dynamic protection as new threats or suspicious activities occur. However, despite most efforts, a number... more
I’ve been playing the data governance game for going on 20-plus years now. I call it a game only in that there are winners and … let’s call them … “not-winners.” I see the winners as those with the most passion, skill and determination to achieve the outcome they desire. The not-winners are those that... more
Earlier this month Informatica and HighPoint Solutions co-sponsored the Marcus Evans 3rd Edition IDMP Compliance Challenge: Hit the phased approach deadlines conference in Frankfurt. The conference agenda was packed with IDMP compliance experts willing to share experiences, challenges and concerns going forward. Whilst listening to the industry representatives, I noted common themes occurring in their... more
Supply chain compliance is among the top challenges leading supply chain and procurement organizations have to focus on. This blog provides four ways that will help you better achieve supply chain compliance.
Starting December 1st, 2016, a new FDA menue labeling rule requires calorie information to be displayed on menus and menu boards of food chain establishments in the US with 20 or more locations.
With the compliance date for BCBS239 designated GSIBs (Global Systemically Important Banks) just about to arrive in January 2016; many DSIBs (Domestic Systematically Important Banks) are looking carefully at their global counterparts to see what worked well; and what didn’t. The first challenge is that not every Bank knows whether it will be designated a... more
With so many different Regulatory Compliance requirements scattered across the Financial Services industry, for many they are seen as a necessary but unwanted burden. The need to have great data to achieve compliance provides a platform to support the opportunity of a growth agenda. One of the common factors to most regulatory requirements is the... more
If you’ve spent some time studying and practicing data governance, you would agree that data governance is a challenging yet rewarding endeavor. Across industries, a growing number of organizations have put data governance programs in place so they can more effectively manage their data to drive the business value. But the reality is, data governance... more
After a careful review by Informatica, the recent Ghost buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2015-0235) does not require any Informatica patches for our on-premise products. All Informatica cloud-hosted services were patched by Jan 30. What you need to know Ghost is a buffer overflow vulnerability found in glibc (GNU C Library), most commonly found on Linux systems. All distributions of Linux... more