Banks and credit unions need to do a better job to protect their customers from phishing, and strong authentication is only one part of the equation, says Aaron Emigh during a BankInfoSecurity.com podcast.
Princeton, NJ, March 28, 2007 --(BankInfoSecurity.com)-- BankInfoSecurity.com's podcast series continues with Aaron Emigh, a well known expert in information security. He’s the author of the U.S Secret service SF Electronic Crimes Task Force report on anti-phishing technology, as well as the report on online identity theft countermeasures from the US department of homeland security.
He’s been involved as a consultant in anti-spam and anti-phishing technologies for several years, and has presented email security research at numerous conferences and research forums. Most recently, he contributed several chapters to “Phishing and Countermeasures.” (Wiley Publishing).
While phishing is still hitting financial institutions and their customers, Emigh says that the net is going wider and phishers are becoming more sophisticated and audacious in their approaches. Listen to the podcast http://www.bankinfosecurity.com/podcasts.php?podcastID=18 and learn more about the emerging threats facing your institution and customers. For more information on BankInfoSecurity.com’s podcast series, contact www.BankInfoSecurity.com.