The National Institute of Standards and Technology continues to collaborate with the National Security Agency on its IT security guidance even as it investigates whether the spy agency meddled with one of its special publications.
Although skimming attacks are still the greatest ATM fraud concern, experts warn that a new malware strain that targeted ATMs in Mexico may signal a shift and raises questions about software and operating system vulnerabilities.
Vermont's $30,000 settlement with a breached retailer proves states can play an important role in holding retailers more accountable for losses associated with card fraud, and issuers should take notice, one banker says.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is re-evaluating a set of its special publications because of concerns expressed by some leading cryptographers that the National Security Agency might have corrupted the guidance.
Scientists are discovering ways to make quantum key distribution a more cost-effective and efficient way to securely share encryption keys, but there's still a long way to go before the methods can be practically applied.
Even with the latest disclosures of the efforts the National Security Agency goes through to decrypt Internet communications, enterprises can take specific steps to protect their information from prying eyes.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued new guidance for designing cryptographic key management systems that describes topics designers should consider when developing specifications.
Malware attacks against retailers are becoming more common. Many breaches linked to these attacks could be prevented, experts say, if merchants took more steps to lock down networks and point-of-sale devices.
This 2012 Global Encryption Trends Report, based on the independent research by the Ponemon Institute, reveals that encryption continues to be viewed as a strategic issue and that organizations are increasing their investment in encryption across the enterprise in response to compliance regulations and...