Financial Services Briefings 

KPMG's Financial Services Briefings is a quarterly newsletter discussing topical issues, changes and updates of interest to institutions in the financial services sector.
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  • Issue 13 | April 2014 (PDF, 2.71MB)
    Many think that cyber attacks will never happen to their organisation.

    Truth is there are almost daily occurrences of cyber attacks from individual, opportunistic hackers, to professional and organised groups with strategies to systematically steal intellectual property and disrupting businesses. The risk posed by cyber attacks is ever present, compounded by the fact that dealing with cyber threats is a complex challenge.

    Read on to find out why large global organisations should move from a reactive to proactive operating mode in dealing with cyber threats. This calls for transformative change.

  • Issue 12 | January 2014 (PDF, 978KB)
    With the emergence and positioning of Singapore as a global financial hub, its financial services industry has experienced rapid changes to the way it conducts business and manages systems & operations.

    To ensure sound technology risk management and information security practices, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has recently issued an updated guidance to financial institutions to address existing and emerging technology risks within the financial services industry.

  • 2013