Spending for risk management software is way up, according to the survey — about two-thirds of financial institutions (65%) reported an increase in spending on risk management and compliance, up from 55% in 2010. The majority (58%) plan to increase their risk management budgets over the next three years, with 17% anticipating annual increases of 25% or more. For large financial institutions, a risk management budget of several million dollars is not uncommon, Hida says
Australians also have a lower than usual perception of trust towards the internet in comparison to the reference countries. In recent years we have seen exponential increase in malicious online businesses, and businesses that fail to deliver a satisfying customer experience. Australian trust towards the internet is 82% lower than USA.
Despite the variance by region, tablet traffic growth has been consistent through 2012. All countries saw their share of traffic from tablets double over the course of last year and that trend is expected to continue through 2013. The UK, Canada, and Australia did see a slight dip in the share of traffic from tablets during November even as total tablet traffic continued to grow due to a temporary surge in PC traffic.