Finance and Risk

KPMG: Consumer Loss Barometer

April 30, 2019 / Comments Off on KPMG: Consumer Loss Barometer

As digital transformation propels organizations worldwide to deploy digitally-enabled products and services that increasingly collect and leverage abundant amounts of data, protecting that data and maintaining consumer trust is increasingly urgent–and crucial for long-term success. KPMG asked ESI ThoughtLab to conduct a two-pronged global survey to assess shifts in consumer expectations for cybersecurity and privacy, […]

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EY 2019 Global Wealth Management Research Report

April 30, 2019 / Comments Off on EY 2019 Global Wealth Management Research Report

Across industries, consumers worldwide are changing where they shop, how they discover products, and what they ultimately buy, thanks to new technologies, innovative business models, and disruptive brands. The wealth management industry is acutely experiencing these trends. As the value perceptions of their clients shift, service providers—from firms with rich legacies to innovative new entrants—are […]

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Preparing for the Coming Crisis in Cybersecurity

October 19, 2018 / Comments Off on Preparing for the Coming Crisis in Cybersecurity

“The cat 5 hurricane has been forecast, and we must prepare.”  This was not a warning from the National Hurricane Center, but from Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who was talking about the “urgent crisis in cyberspace” at a summit in New York earlier in the year. Just as climate change is creating […]

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New Global Research Shows that Digital Transformation Heightens Risk of Costly Cyber Attacks

October 16, 2018 / Comments Off on New Global Research Shows that Digital Transformation Heightens Risk of Costly Cyber Attacks

ESI ThoughtLab releases cybersecurity analysis and benchmarks covering 1,300 companies October 16, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA) – A comprehensive study about cybersecurity from leading research firm ESI ThoughtLab, together with a cross-industry coalition of organizations including Baker McKenzie, CyberCube, HP Inc., KnowBe4, Opus, Protiviti, Security Industry Association, Willis Towers Watson, and WSJ Pro Cybersecurity shows that […]

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Visa SMBs

Digital Transformation of SMBs with Visa

July 24, 2018 / Comments Off on Digital Transformation of SMBs with Visa

In 2018, a multi-pronged research program was led by Visa to assess digital transformation barriers and opportunities for small and medium businesses (SMBs). ESI ThoughtLab performed a cost analysis survey to support the research program in providing SMBs with market insights and tangible strategies to meet the evolving consumer demands for a “Digital First” commerce experience. U.S. […]

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Leading Companies Join Forces to Identify Cybersecurity Best Practices

June 5, 2018 / Comments Off on Leading Companies Join Forces to Identify Cybersecurity Best Practices

ESI ThoughtLab leads effort to create a cybersecurity index and roadmap June 5, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA) — ESI ThoughtLab  today announced the formation of a coalition of companies to work together on a ground-breaking thought leadership program, called The Cybersecurity Imperative: Managing cyber risks in a world of rapid digital change. This evidence-based research project […]

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