"Regulation drives spending," says George Tubin of GT Advisors. "You're in a situation where the regulators are telling you, 'You have to do something; you have to make improvements.' Therefore, the bank has to spend some money on technology."
Ignorance is not bliss. Two new studies, when viewed together, show that consumers' ignorance of the consequences of their actions coupled with enterprises' unawareness of their computing environment equal unacceptable risk.