Cryptographic hash function

Secure Hash Algorithms
hash functions · SHA · DSA
Main standards
SHA-0 · SHA-1 · SHA-2 · SHA-3

A cryptographic hash function (specifically SHA-1) at work. A small change in the input (in the word “over”) drastically changes the output (digest). This is the so-called avalanche effect. Continue reading “Cryptographic hash function”

Euro short-term rate (€STR) (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Euro short-term rate (€STR) is a reference rate for the currency euro. The €STR is calculated by the European Central Bank (ECB) and is based on the money market statistical reporting of the Eurosystem. The working group on euro risk-free rates has recommended €STR as a replacement for the EMMI Euro Overnight Index Average (EONIA) as the Euro risk-free rate for all products and contracts. Continue reading “Euro short-term rate (€STR) (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Commercial mortgage (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

commercial mortgage is a mortgage loan secured by commercial property, such as an office building, shopping center, industrial warehouse, or apartment complex. The proceeds from a commercial mortgage are typically used to acquire, refinance, or redevelop commercial property. Continue reading “Commercial mortgage (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Crossing of cheques (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

crossed cheque is a cheque that has been marked specifying an instruction on the way it is to be redeemed. Continue reading “Crossing of cheques (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

BankTrack (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

BankTrack is a non-governmental organization working in the field of private sector banks and sustainability. BankTrack uses direct action, lobbying, and research to achieve its goals. BankTrack focuses primarily on the work of private sector banks and their involvement in projects that are a risk to the environment, society or human rights. Continue reading “BankTrack (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Braco’s Banking House (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Braco’s Banking House is a three-storey town house in Elgin, Moray in Scotland. The home and business place of banker William Duff of Braco from 1703 to 1722, the house has borne his name ever since. It was designated a Category A listed building in 1970. Continue reading “Braco’s Banking House (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Banking in India (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Modern banking in India originated in the last decade of the 18th century. Among the first banks were the Bank of Hindustan, which was established in 1770 and liquidated in 1829–32; and the General Bank of India, established in 1786 but failed in 1791.[1][2][3][4] Continue reading “Banking in India (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Banking software (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Banking software is enterprise software that is used by the banking industry to provide and manage the financial products they provide. Within retail banks, banking software typically refers to core banking software and all its interfaces that allows them to connect to other modular software and to the interbank networks. Within investment banking, banking software typically refer to the trading software used to access capital markets. Continue reading “Banking software (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

BPO security (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Information security has emerged as a significant concern for banks, mobile phone companies and other businesses that use call centers or business process outsourcing, or BPO. There have been instances of theft of personal data reported from call centers. Continue reading “BPO security (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Chief economist (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Chief economist is a single-position job class having primary responsibility for the development, coordination, and production of economic and financial analysis. It is distinguished from the other economist positions by the broader scope of responsibility encompassing the planning, supervision, and coordination of the economic research. Continue reading “Chief economist (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”