Integrated order-execution-portfolio management systems are “critical”, new research says

Buy-side firms need to improve layered architecture, financial services technology consultancy Celent says

Macro research firm Quant Insight appoints machine learning expert and Asia advisor to its board

Princeton professor Ryan Adams takes an advisory role while working on machine learning tools at Google Brain

Market data provider and fund management platform partner on advanced risk management tools

Swedish systems provider Limina will generate the features using ICAP Information’s interest rate data

HK regulator insists on two-factor authentication for internet trading

The Securities and Futures Commission issued 20 minimum cyber-security requirements for online trading

Former BlackRock vice chairman brings technology-driven flexibility to Axioma

Industry veteran Blake Grossman joins the board of risk management solutions provider

Vulnerable Wi-Fi networks left without patches “for the coming weeks”

Experts advise against connecting to public Wi-fi without VPN

Derivatives broker Thales Trading spins out technology platform

Theorem Technologies launches as SaaS company in Chicago

Cheyne Capital selects Red Deer for Mifid II research compliance

The multi-strategy manager will use fintech company Red Deer’s tools to track research consumption and budgets

Trading Technologies acquires big data-driven regtech start-up

TT will add a series of new tools based on Neurensic’s artificial intelligence technology

Microsoft leaves security flaws in Windows 7 and 8, Google analysts say

Project Zero researchers exposed discrepancies in security patching for Windows operating systems

Winton’s annual report says ‘technological bias’ key to its success

2016 marked a shift in the multi-billion firm’s open-source policy and uptake of cloud technology

Charles River and Northfield formally partner on portfolio and risk management solution

Northfield’s factor models will be available on Charles River’s investment platform

Ex-Tiger and Highbridge pro enhances ops tool

Frank Caccio’s OpsCheck adds variety of new features targeting COOs

SEC confirms hackers accessed personal details of individuals

Chairman Clayton provides latest update on cyber intrusion into EDGAR filing system

Brevan Howard’s Ciso leaves to launch cyber consultancy

Nic Miller plans to offer low-cost, ‘light-touch’ security services to small firms

Quantitative Brokers appoints industry veteran to its board

Thomas Ascher joins following a $24m VC investment into the execution algo provider

Microsoft plans its own power supply for Ireland data centres

Ireland’s national grid struggles with increasing energy demand

SEC plans new cyber-security unit following major breach

SEC chairman Jay Clayton requested $1.7bn extra funds to improve internal operations