With regulators investigating traders’ use of industry chat rooms to manipulate interest rates and currency markets, banks are thinking about implementing new restrictions on these “pervasive tools of the modern trading floor,” writes the Wall Street Journal‘s Jenny Strasburg. But an easy fix is elusive: the chat rooms may add significant reputational risk, but banning them would mean a great loss of operational efficiency. (more…)
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Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category
As outsourcing of branded content grows, for-hire writers of branded content for the Web are finally coming into their own. So are digital management companies. Both reflect the importance of the Internet as an image management platform.
You’ve probably noticed the Electronic Frontier Foundation in the news, and probably more than once. But whether or not you support their stance on privacy rights, they are an excellent resource if you are concerned with the security of your own data.
The organization’s website has an extensive “Surveillance Self-Defense” section that is invaluable for anyone concerned with security. Browse the section for authoritative information on securely removing deleted information from your computer, the most secure email systems, and the basics of encryption as well as an overview of encryption tools.
It is a site that merits revisiting whenever you want to assume more control over your online privacy and security…or just want more insight into what your options are.