Entersekt Opens North America Headquarters As Business Grows

Entersekt, the push-based authentication and app security company, announced Tuesday (June 12) that it has opened a new office in Atlanta, Georgia, aimed at supporting the company’s growth and serving as the headquarters in North America. In a press release, Entersekt said that with financial institutions (FIs) and other outside industries seeking innovative, user-friendly ways … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: The often-overlooked value of moving to the cloud

Talk about the cloud’s benefits with most businesses and you’ll quickly realize there’s a chasm between their reality and today’s hype. “Utilize this new service to scale faster!” “Leverage more microservices!” “Reduce your tech debt by migrating to the cloud!” These are true advantages, but for now, most are unattainable for these businesses. If I … Read more

The Facebook Files: HUD Investigation Into Facebook Data Practices Appears to Continue

The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s investigation into data usage at Facebook related to housing and financial services advertising appears to continue, despite signs that it had been halted earlier this year. That according to new documents released yesterday by Congress that contain written responses from the social media company on its data and privacy … Read more

Regtech firm Cappitech caps off first funding round with $4m

Automated reporting tech firm Cappitech has secured $4 million in its Series A financing round, led by 83North, with participation from Rony Grushka and Kevin Gould, co-founders of Markit. Grushka will join the Cappitech board as part of the agreement. Cappitech plans to use the funds to accelerate product development, expand regulatory reach and provide … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Career advice for the Class of 2018: Set your organization up for growth and success

It’s been more than half a century since The Graduate rocked the box offices and famously coined career advice in one word: “plastics.” Times have certainly changed and the graduates of 2018 have a plethora of career choices to search for on their smartphones. In my business, telecom expense management (TEM), the number of career … Read more

The Facebook Files: Here’s the Financial User Data Facebook Really Is — and Is Not — Sharing

There are boundaries, with a fair amount of grey areas, around what financial data Facebook will share with its partners, presumably including Royal Bank of Canada. In a massive release of information, Congress yesterday made public around 450 pages of written responses from Facebook on its data and privacy practices. The release offers the most … Read more