According to Grant Thornton’s 14th Annual Survey of Bank Executives, more than seven in 10 bankers (73%) plan to increase technology spending in 2007. Respondents cited several technology issues as important to their banks’ success, including:
Protecting customers’ information (96%).
Assuring the security of Internet services (94%).
Verifying systems operations and controlling technology risks (89%).
Complying with regulations (88%).
Source: www.grantthornton.com/banksurvey .