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This chapter is an introduction to the first part of the book, which deals with security technologies for the infrastructures of the financial sector. It motivates the need for strong security based on recent security incidents that affected financial institutions. Accordingly, it presents some of the main security challenges for the financial sector, where is also highlights the need for cyber-physical threat intelligence. Furthermore, the chapter presents state of the art technologies that can help confronting the presented challenges. Some of the presented technologies are elaborated in subsequent chapters of the first part of the book.