Barclays Hacks Its Own Systems to Find Holes Before Criminals Do
A so-called red team preemptively attacks the digital defenses of the London-based bank, finding any flaws and repairing them before thieves, vandals or terrorists can exploit them.
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The giant asset management company said it was acquiring robo advisor FutureAdvisor. more »
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