The bright spot is that 36 percent of the takeover incidents reported in 2010 were stopped before fraudulent funds transfers were approved. That's an improvement from 2009, when only 20 percent were thwarted.
As social media continues to evolve and new threats continue to emerge, organizations must constantly re-evaluate their policies and conduct risk assessments, says Andrew Kennedy, who heads up social media policy for BITS.
Trust has been a murky trait on the Internet since its inception. Remember the New Yorker cartoon? A dog, sitting by a PC, says: "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog." It's hard to trust what you see on the Net. That's more true today than ever.
Tokenization is a rising data security model that is gaining traction with CISOs for reducing risk and complying with industry data security mandates and privacy laws in extended heterogeneous IT environments.
This presentation will introduce tokenization to IT and Security professionals using some practical,...
The updated FFIEC Guidance on Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment, released in June, set a new standard for online banking security. The guidance calls for a layered security approach and stronger more effective authentication techniques, including replacing challenge questions based on shared secrets...
It is no longer enough for information security professionals to secure critical information. They also need to be asking about the legitimacy of where this information comes from, says John Colley, managing director of (ISC)2 in EMEA.
"Consumer notification is often hampered by the fact that companies must first determine their obligations under 47 different state regimes," says Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., the subcommittee's chair and bill's sponsor.
NIST's Ron Ross points out that its seminal security control guidance, Special Publication 800-53, contains only one privacy control, requiring agencies to conduct a privacy impact assessment. That will change by year's end.
The move of paper-based transactional services online doesn't create just cost savings and efficiencies. E-Gov creates a "Trust Dividend," thanks to the use of trustable online identities - issued by private enterprise, and relied upon by government. Making this switch now will help your agency achieve the benefits of...