BITS and the ABA are interested in managing future domains affiliated with bank brands and financial interests. If approved, their domain oversight would allow them to control certain domain names registrations.
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt unveils a government/private-sector strategy that the administration says would eventually let users obtain a single credential as a one-time digital password to transact business over the Internet.
"The trend here is the level of fines that the regulators are putting out there," says Tony Wicks, AML and fraud-detection expert. "$7 million does not sound that great, but for the size of an institution like Pacific National, it is substantial."
Topics to be addressed at the NIST cloud computing forum include the cloud's trustworthiness and standards. Google Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf and NIST Director Patrick Gallagher also will speak.