Financial institutions feel the pain of recent retail breaches, and they seek new ways to secure payments and fight fraud. But how can security leaders influence changes within their own organizations?
Karl Schimmeck of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association won't discuss reports about the group's alleged backing of the formation of a cyberwar council, but says financial institutions must play a role in protecting critical infrastructure.
A new impersonation scheme is taking aim at business executives to perpetuate ACH and wire fraud, says Bank of the West's David Pollino, who explains steps institutions should take now to protect their customers.
As a customer, Delaware Chief Security Officer Elayne Starkey has seen the evolution of cloud computing over the past three years to a point where she has more sway over the security terms of cloud services contracts.
Big data has been the recent buzz in security circles, but what are organizations missing by overlooking the power of "small data?" Verizon's Jay Jacobs discusses how to get the most from data analytics.
When is it time to make that big move to a new job? And what's the smartest strategy? Matthew Speare of Regions, a bank holding company, talks about how to read and respond to signs that it's time for a major career change.
New research shows consumers believe online purchases are more secure than those made at bricks-and-mortar retailers. Researcher Shirley Inscoe of Aite explains why misconceptions about card fraud should be worrisome to banks.
"United we stand; divided we fall." That's the message from Art Coviello to kick off the 2014 RSA Conference Asia Pacific & Japan in Singapore. What advice does the RSA chair offer to global security leaders?
Enterprises should test the processes they establish to respond to advanced persistent threat attacks, just as they vet their business continuity plans, ISACA International President Robert Stroud says.
Solutionary is out with its quarterly threat intelligence report. Topping the list: the exploitability of the Heartbleed bug, and the current malware trends. Rob Kraus teases the report's highlights....
FFIEC guidance and case law are helping banks define what constitutes "reasonable security." In a panel discussion, three experts debate the long-term impact of two recent account takeover fraud cases....
Check fraud remains the No. 3 source of losses for financial institutions, Information Security Media Group's soon-to-be-released Faces of Fraud survey shows. But fraud expert Wesley Wilhelm says behavioral analytics can help mitigate the risks.