A panel discussion, with Marcus Prendergast, CISO, ITG; Michael Cooper, CTO Radianz, BT; Tim Healy, Global Marketing and Communications, FIX Trading Community; Tom Jordan, President, Jordan & Jordan
Why cyber security, why now?
Michael: I’ll just focus on three things very quickly. I think one point I’d make is that as a group, we have focused on security in the context of the FIX protocol for some time, it’s not necessarily something that is new. It is just the latest iteration with regard to considering security in a FIX protocol context. Two, I think the landscape and the attention on security makes it a prudent time to review the security of the protocol, even in the absence of any direct threat. And I think increasingly, all of us have been touched by security or have to consider it in the context to which we operate, especially as time goes on.
Marcus: Just to build on that, I’d say we’re focusing on being proactive and trying to stay ahead of any new potential major attacks on the markets…