Retail Breaches: More to ComeGartner's Avivah Litan on 2014 Financial Fraud Trends
The Target breach was the hot topic for many RSA 2014 attendees, but Gartner's Avivah Litan was already talking about the next Target - a UK retailer that may have suffered a similar hack, exposing payment card data.
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Details were only just emerging, but they confirmed what Litan and other observers have said: Retail breaches are the fraud du jour, and similar stories will be breaking in the weeks ahead.
In a video interview recorded at RSA 2014, Litan discusses:
- How the fraudsters are upping their game;
- Gaps between the attackers and defenders;
- Fraud trends that are most likely to unfold over 2014.
Litan, a vice president at Gartner Research, is a recognized authority on financial fraud. She has more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry. Her areas of expertise include financial fraud; authentication; access management; identity proofing; identity theft; fraud detection and prevention applications; and other areas of information security and risk. She also covers security issues related to payment systems and PCI compliance.