Banking institutions are focused on preparing for 2012 and their first examinations on conformance with the FFIEC Authentication Guidance. But beyond the exams, what are the fraud trends they need to prepare to face?
Mike Brown and Amry Junaideen see audits as great tools to promote heftier IT security budgets, substantiating where dollars should be spent to safeguard an organization's information systems and assets.
When Mano Paul of (ISC)2 discusses today's top application security challenges, he draws an analogy with sharks. And what he views as the skills needed to tackle today's top threats might surprise you.
The Durbin Amendment to the Dodd-Frank Act brought enormous change to the payments industry. But within this change comes a whole new value proposition for the PIN debit network - and for institutions' efforts to fight fraud.
From the earthquake in Japan to Hurricane Irene in the U.S., organizations worldwide have found their business continuity and disaster plans tested. But what lessons must we draw from these incidents?...
Elayne Starkey recently gave up her BlackBerry for an iPhone, and uses the Apple mobile device for personal and work doings, securely connecting to the computer system of her employer, the state of Delaware.
Merging government agencies responsible for physical and information security into a single operation makes sense, says Michigan's new chief security officer, Dan Lohrmann. After all, he says, the same technologies used to allow entry to a building also can be deployed to permit access to a sensitive database.
Mobile apps and smartphone security are increasing global concerns. But Dr. Giles Hogben of ENISA says mobile malware mania is a bit overhyped, since mobile is actually more secure than most other platforms currently on the market.
It's been well over a year since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. How should banking institutions prepare for the hundreds of new regulations expected to come as a result of this landmark legislation?