Obama: Companies are Stepping Up their Cybersecurity Efforts
President Obama signed a cybersecurity executive order last week as part of an effort to encourage the private sector to share information with the federal government when it detects cyberthreats. The Administration noted that it has been impressed by companies’ efforts to step up to the plate on cybersecurity.
4 Key Barriers to Corporate Mobile Payments Adoption
Treasury and finance professionals have heard for years that mobile payments are the next big thing, and they’re going to change the way everyone makes payments. So what's the holdup? A panel of experts at the 2014 AFP Annual Conference attempted to answer that question.
Could BitLicenses Complicate Efforts to Legitimize Bitcoin?
Jim Harper of the Bitcoin Foundation told attendees at the 2014 AFP Annual Conference that that the ideal outcome for virtual currencies would be to integrate them into traditional financial services. But the New York Department of Financial Services' proposed BitLicenses could complicate efforts to legitimize virtual currencies.
Survey: Management Support is Key to Robust Data Analysis
Most companies engage in some type of data analysis to drive decision-making and achieve business goals, but those whose data intelligence programs have the support of management and devote considerable resources to gathering, analyzing and interpreting information are the ones reaping the benefits, according to the AFP Data Intelligence Survey, underwritten by Capital One Bank.
Techno CFO: Gonsalves Puts IT Background to Strategic Use
Cambridge Mercantile Group CFO Jason Gonsalves' background in technology has given him a unique perspective as a financial executive. Gonsalves recently provided AFP with key insights into how that knowledge has given him an edge throughout his career.