BankInfoSecurity Week In Review for Friday, March 11, 2011

Pay-at-the-pump card skimming is back, just in time for spring break; and Editorial Director Tom Field shares thoughts from Phoenix about BAI's recent Payments Connect conference.Here's a list of some of this week's most compelling content on
  • Pay-at-the-Pump Card Fraud Revs Up. Card fraud linked to pay-at-the-pump gas terminals in Arizona is on the rise, as travel season gears up for spring. Last week, Tucson, Ariz., Police Sgt. Michael Garcia told a local TV station that pay-at-the-pump skimming has been on the rise since January, when Tucson police confiscated the city's first gas pump card skimmer;
  • BAI Notes: Authentication and ATMs. Editorial Director Tom Field shares some parting thoughts about key topics from BAI's Payments Connect Conference & Expo, which was held earlier this week in Phoenix. From the leak of FFIEC authentication guidance to ATM fraud, Field says bankers and vendors were not shy about sharing their views on needed steps the industry must take to improve financial transaction security; and
  • Breach Notification and National Security. As Attorney Lucy Thomson points out, today's security technology is not adequately used. Thomson, author of the American Bar Association's Data Breach and Encryption Handbook, says protecting ourselves from today's cyberthreats requires much more preventative maintenance.
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