Despite understanding the need for multifactor authentication, many financial institutions struggle with the complexity of implementing effective solutions.
"Let's talk about what this complexity looks like...The average MFA initiatives have been ongoing for six years. On average, four point solutions are deployed...
The integration of technology within the
healthcare sector continues to create seismic
changes in how individuals receive medical
care. Yet in their rush to adopt technology
designed to improve the consumer's
experience, organizations within the healthcare
industry face the very real threat of sensitive
With hack attacks continuing against banks, SWIFT must follow in the footsteps of other vendors - notably Microsoft - and begin offering detailed, prescriptive security guidance to its users, says Doug Gourlay of Skyport Systems.
Many financial institutions struggle with implementing effective multifactor authentication solutions. They may lack confidence in new methods or grapple with the difficulty of integrating newer technologies with legacy investments. So, what technologies and processes need to be in place to ensure MFA's adoption...
Russian email service Mail.Ru says its users' credentials contained in data leaked to Hold Security are 99.982 percent invalid, leading it to slam the security firm for stoking "media hype." But Hold Security's CISO contends the leak contains valid email addresses that could be used for phishing and spam.
A security firm claims to have obtained from a young Russian hacker a data set that includes 272 million unique credentials for Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo email addresses, among others. But there's no reason to panic, security experts say.
Five new payment card data security requirements for third-party service providers are among the most significant changes included in version 3.2 of the PCI Data Security Standard released April 28, says Troy Leach of the PCI Security Standards Council.
RSA Via Access allows you to deliver secure access to cloud and mobile applications without creating roadblocks for users. Streamline and simplify end-user access and authentication so end users can securely and conveniently access all of their applications and achieve greater productivity.
Cambridge Savings Bank in Massachusetts is incorporating biometrics into its online and mobile banking platform as a way to limit, and in some cases remove, the need for username and password authentication. In this case study interview, two bank executives discuss what others can learn from the project.
The keys to the digital kingdom are too easy to steal through malware and social engineering. What can security leaders do to help raise their organizations' level of privileged access management? Ken Ammon of CA Technologies offers insights in this video interview.
Just back from a trip to Israel, where she spoke with leading security researchers about such topics as the Internet of Things, cyberterrorism and banking malware, Gartner analyst Avivah Litan says 2016 will be a turning point for adoption of biometrics in identity proofing. Learn why in this video interview.
To boost security and eliminate the need for passwords, MasterCard plans to later this year roll out a facial biometrics app for authentication of online purchases. But some experts warn that biometrics technology is not fool-proof and should only be deployed as part of a layered authentication approach.
The PCI Security Standards Council will soon release an update to its PCI Data Security Standard, requiring the use of multifactor authentication for administrators who have access to card data networks. In an interview, the council's Troy Leach explains the new requirements and compliance expectations.
NACHA's announcement of same-day ACH (Automated Clearing
House) payments will benefit both businesses and consumers whose
payments are eligible for same-day transaction processing. But it will also
strain banks that need to operate under the new guidelines and protect
vulnerable ACH transactions from...
Mobile is eating the world, and its convenience factor is driving more people to access services from a mobile device. Mobile transactions have increased over 200% in the last two years, with billions of dollars of commercial transactions being enacted on mobile devices. This has not gone unnoticed by...