Dollars lost of fraud are one measure of an incident's impact. But the "soft" costs - loss of reputation and productivity - are the ones that most get the attention of Terry Austin of Guardian Analytics.
Too many banks and credit unions are being narrow-minded in their approaches to FFIEC Authentication Guidance conformance, by focusing on commercial accounts and neglecting retail accounts, one ACH fraud attorney says.
The FFIEC Authentication Guidance update has been in circulation since mid-2011. But as banking examiners begin testing for conformance, we find:
Only 11% of surveyed institutions have come into conformance since the guidance was issued;
Nearly 30% don't fully understand the guidance;
88% do not believe the...
Banking regulators have begun examining institutions for conformance to the FFIEC Authentication Guidance. What gaps will they find? Terry Austin of Guardian Analytics offers insight and security tips.
Unmistakably, the release of the FFIEC supplement was the result of an increasingly hostile online banking environment created by the introduction of advanced malware. To effectively comply with FFIEC guidelines, financial organizations need to select a solution that is able to provide real-time threat intelligence...
From smart phones to tablets, laptops to USB devices, consumer technologies are ubiquitous in the workplace - and so is the 'bring-your-own-device' (BYOD) practice of allowing employees to conduct work on their own personal electronics.
But how do these consumer technologies change organizations' approaches to...