HSBC – More IT Problems in the Banking Sector HSBC – More IT Problems in the Banking Sector Whilst the immediate criticism is focused on HSBC, particularly after a previous disruption in August of last year; this is only the latest in a long series of high-profile IT disruptions within the banking sector including Barclays (October 2015), The Bank of England (October 2014) and RBS (August 2012 and March 2013). This has led Andrew Tyrie MP, the head of the Treasury Select Committee to comment that “The frequency of these failures across the financial services sector suggests a systemic weakness in IT infrastructure.” He goes on to state that “I will be asking the chief executive of HSBC, and the regulators, for an explanation of these failures and action taken to sort them out.”
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Civilian Jets An 'Easy Target' For IS Missiles The former head of the RAF has said evidence uncovered by Sky News of Islamic State recommissioning surface-to-air missiles is of great concern and that passenger planes would be an easy target.