Bankers aren't waiting for the FFIEC to act on the release of its updated online authentication. Instead, they've already begun to comply with the major points recommended in the draft. And the death of Osama bin Laden has heightened concerns terrorists' efforts to launder money through legitimate banking channels.
Tips for Preventing Fraud and Complying With FFIEC Guidance
The onslaught of ACH/wire fraud incidents confirms what the researchers have long said: We're in a new wave of malicious code. This new wave is run by organized crime, and it's focused on one objective: Stealing personally identifiable information and...
Gigi Hyland of the NCUA says the latest draft of online authentication guidance is awaiting final signoff from just one FFIEC member agency. And Verizon's new data breach report finds that compromised records resulting from data breaches dropped dramatically in 2010, but the number of breaches continues to grow.
It's been over three months since the accidental disclosure. When will the final FFIEC authentication update be released? "I don't think we're any less safe," says Gartner's Avivah Litan. "We just need to step up enforcements."
Gigi Hyland, board member of the National Credit Union Administration, says the latest draft of authentication guidance is awaiting final signoff from just one member agency of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council.
Since the FFIEC guidance in 2005 on "Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment" cybercriminals have evolved significantly, leading the FFIEC to release new guidance for protecting your business and your customers from fraud. Learn about smart device identification technologies banks will need to adopt to...
Mobile devices have forced a radical shift in the way organizations service their customers. Financial institutions are no exception to the pressure of extending their online services to the mobile channel. By 2015 mobile banking could reach one in five adults in the United States. But the growth in mobile devices has...
Banking/security leaders aren't crazy about banking regulators telling them they could have done a better job detecting ACH fraud, and they're eager for more specific guidance on what to do going forward.
AML concerns heat up, as FinCEN warns U.S. institutions to scrutinize accounts held by foreign political figures. And the unofficial release of an FFIEC draft about online authentication guidance opens regulators to more feedback and criticism.