Open source middleware is everywhere in financial services

Enabling rapid growth and agility with creaking IT systems poses a major challenge to UK financial services companies where the IT infrastructure, as in many other industries, has evolved over time and features a wide variety of solutions.

Waratek wraps vulnerable Java code in security blanket

Specialist Java start-up Waratek has announced a security product intended to protect older Java code – which can contain five to 10 security vulnerabilities per 10,000 lines of code – from security breaches.

Java in the cloud for financial services

Java is the most ubiquitous programming language out there, but it doesn’t work well in the cloud. One approach to overcoming the problem is featured among the Accenture-sponsored FinTech Innovation Lab London finalists.