Community banking institutions are at great risk of cyber-attack because they often don't think they're targeted, says Scott McGillivray of Pacific Continental Bank, who describes how to convey this risk to senior management.
Despite high-profile attacks and publicity, advanced persistent threats continue to strike organizations in all sectors. How can security leaders improve defenses? ThreatTrack's Usman Choudhary offers advice.
The way enterprises address information security will play an increasingly critical role in how cyber-insurance providers determine coverage and pricing, insurance experts told members of Congress at a recent hearing.
As data breaches continue to multiply, employers must not overlook how intrusions could lead to the theft of employees' identities, paving the way for fraud, says ID theft expert Johnny May. He will keynote the March 24 Fraud Summit Atlanta.
When Todd Davis helped found LifeLock in 2005, ID fraud was a niche consumer issue. Today it's a major enterprise risk. What are today's top fraud threats, and where are some of the surprising security gaps?
During her first month on the job, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used a private email server that lacked a digital certificate that would have ensured encrypted and authenticated email communications, surmises security firm Venafi.
When IT veteran Branden Spikes founded his own company devoted to isolating browsers from attacks, he thought building the technology would be the top challenge. The venture capital community proved him wrong.
The CEO of Bit9 speaks from experience: His firm was hacked, sensitive data stolen and customers put at risk. And what's happened since represents his mission to fend off attackers, even as they refine their hacks.
Financial crimes, fraud and cybersecurity. These topics are quickly converging upon security organizations, and leaders must be prepared. FICO's Stuart Wells discusses the tools and skills needed for convergence.
This year could mark a turning point for the sharing of threat intelligence, but only if the government is able to build a framework that instills private-sector trust, says threat researcher Lance James.
Were DDoS attacks against major American banks in 2012 waged in retribution for U.S. government actions? A recently leaked top-secret memo prepared in 2013 for Keith Alexander, who was then NSA director, seems to confirm that's the case.
NACHA is already laying the groundwork that will help make the Federal Reserve's faster payment plan a reality while ensuring security and reducing fraud, says Jan Estep, NACHA's president and CEO, in an exclusive interview.
Learning more about potential attackers and their preferred information targets is one of the best ways organizations can mitigate their cyber-attack risks, says Bank of the West's David Pollino, a featured speaker at ISMG's Fraud Summit LA.
Attacks are larger, adversaries more diverse, and damage is broader. These are characteristics of today's DDoS attacks, and organizations need a new approach to protection, says Verisign's Ramakant Pandrangi.