Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Financial institutions are reducing physical access to their servers for improved security, but KVM's use is evolving further

Financial institutions are reducing physical access to their servers for improved security, but KVM's use is evolving further
Article: From data centre to trading floor - how KVM can be used to secure finance industry assets

Financial institutions can reduce physical access to the servers to improve the security within their data centre facilities, but KVM's use is evolving even further than that.

The financial services industry is a heavily regulated one where security - physical and data security - is always top of the agenda. According to the Financial Times, between May 2014 and April 2015 financial institutions in the UK were investigated 585 times for data privacy breaches, which equates to an increase of 183% from the previous year.

What this means for financial institutions, be it banks, finance houses or trading floors, is that protecting sensitive client data, as well as the company’s intellectual property from both internal and external threats is crucial.

Above and beyond traditional security solutions, technologies like KVM (keyboard, video, mouse) can bring an added dimension of security to operations. Read the full article here.