What if, while searching the Internet, you come across a Facebook profile of one of your employees, including inappropriate pictures and personal remarks on the supervisor? What does this mean to you as an employer? And what can you do about it?
From making payments online to depositing checks via iPhones and communicating through Facebook, financial institutions have introduced many new services to make their customers' lives easier. To maximize the impact of trends such as mobility and social media while minimizing their risk, institutions must be...
Mobile banking and social networks are expected to pose new security threats in the payments space; and one small-business advocate says it's time for regulatory reform to solve the corporate account takeover problem.
Cyber criminals typically will move on to a target that is much less secure but those behind advanced persistent threats will spend months if not years trying to penetrate an IT system until they succeed, says Dmitri Alperovitch, McAfee Labs threat research vice president.
Fraud attempts will escalate, not diminish, as new threats and channels blossom in 2011. Growth in mobile banking and the use of social networks are expected to pose new security challenges, experts say.