Banks across the region will be heavily disrupted by the Open Ecosystem Era. The opportunities and challenges it brings will force banks to make difficult strategic and tactical decisions about how to retain customer develop new services, engage the FinTech community, and establish business adjacencies.
Networks of all shapes and sizes are more endangered today than they have ever been in the past. This session will focus on how Fortinet Solutions can help organisations to change their network security posture from reactive to adaptive, allowing them to be protected against the most advanced security threats. You will learn that only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks #1 in the most security appliances shipped worldwide and more than 320,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses.
Connect Table 1 | Digital Banking
Moving to digital banking is easy. But is Romania ready, as mentality? This business model is an unnoticed underlying cause for many of the changes in the banking industry, be them customer experience, branch transformation, all the way up to innovative financial products.
Moderated by: Balázs Vinnai, Chief Digital Officer, Finastra
Connect Table 2 | Security for Financial Sector
What are the biggest liabilities and risks for the financial institutions? When does it make sense to panic?
Moderated by: Adrian Danciu, Regional Director SEE, FORTINET
Connect Table 3 | GDPR in the Financial Industry
Amid talks regarding how we should protect the sensitive data for our customers, nobody has stopped to ask: are we making much sense of the data that we already have? Starting with identification and mapping of data inside the company information environment, financial institutions should augment their understanding of their clients with data unused and un-correlated thus far.
Moderated by: Frank Schumann, Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft CEE
Connect Table 4 – Agile & DevOps
Banks have always considered a model where technology is necessary, but not essential to their way of doing business. According to IDC, the companies willing to pursue Digital Transformation are finding themselves more reliant on technology for new products and markets with better yield. Should technology be about a slow year-on-year decrease in maintenance or should it about pursuing innovation?
Moderated by: Cristian Radu, System Engineer, VMWARE
Connect Table 5 – Beyond Banking
As FinTechs are putting their foot down in the financial industry, so too banks are running over other industries or niche services, addressing their large and regularly loyal customer base with complementary products. Banks have the strong reputation and the financial backing to truly up the game for their non-traditional competitors.
Moderated by: Horia Constantinescu, Director Modern Infrastructure, DELL EMC
Messages get distorted in real-life more than we would like to accept. This session will conclude Financial Forum by allowing vendors to echo the ideas which they gathered throughout the workshops, creating a unique and honest collaboration platform between the industry and its technology partners.
Moderated by: Răzvan Savu, Senior Consultant IDC