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Chris Thompson

Senior Managing Director, Accenture Finance & Risk, Global Financial Services Cyber Risk & Resilience Lead

Chris is the Global Security and Resilience Lead for Accenture’s Financial Services group. He has nearly 20 years of experience in large-scale finance and risk programs, working with some of the world’s leading retail, commercial and investment banks. He has deep expertise in technology, financial architectures, performance management, risk management and trading.
Latest Posts | By Chris Thompson
Posted on January 28th, 2016

A blueprint for addressing cyber risk

This series has focused on cyber risk management, but what it’s really about is building cyber...
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A blueprint for addressing cyber risk
Posted on January 14th, 2016

Three keys to cyber risk management

In my last post we talked about how financial firms can shift their focus when it comes to...
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Three keys to cyber risk management
Posted on January 7th, 2016

The new cyber risk mindset

For digital businesses, these are challenging times. While digital technology often brings...
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The new cyber risk mindset
Posted on November 2nd, 2015

Learn how financial algorithms fall under MiFID II compliance requirements

New trends are shaping and re-shaping financial markets—but regulations are quick to catch...
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Learn how financial algorithms fall under MiFID II compliance requirements
Posted on September 8th, 2015

Risk Leaders Can Take the Reins in Addressing Cyber Security

We’ve talked here about cyber security and its many tentacles: Whenever a business closes one...
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Risk Leaders Can Take the Reins in Addressing Cyber Security
Posted on September 1st, 2015

Cyber Criminals Opportunistically Exploit Gaps

If my client conversations are any indication, risk leaders everywhere are grappling with cyber...
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Cyber Criminals Opportunistically Exploit Gaps
Posted on August 25th, 2015

Cyber Security Shifts Risk from Financial to Reputational

Many of us have seen cyber security grabbing headlines lately. This past March at GARP, cyber...
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Cyber Security Shifts Risk from Financial to Reputational
Posted on June 11th, 2015

Data Helps the Risk Function Manage New Operational Risks

In last week’s post, I talked about the need for risk teams to use analytics and modeling so...
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Data Helps the Risk Function Manage New Operational Risks
Posted on June 4th, 2015

Data and Analytics Equip Risk Managers for Proactivity

In my previous post about the results from the 2015 Global Risk Management Study I talked about...
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Data and Analytics Equip Risk Managers for Proactivity
Posted on May 18th, 2015

Making Risk a Part of the Capital Markets Growth Engine

If I could summarize the results of this year’s Global Risk Management Study for capital markets,...
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Making Risk a Part of the Capital Markets Growth Engine