Cybercrime , Finance & Banking , Fraud Management & Cybercrime

ISMG Editors: Why Is the US Behind in Securing Credit Cards?

Also: The Latest Generative AI Use Cases; Software Consolidation Trends
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Rashmi Ramesh, Tom Field and Suparna Goswami

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity and privacy issues, including the complex task of phasing out magnetic stripe payment cards and why the United States lags behind, the great debate over best of breed vs. a single platform vendor approach, and AI insights from Palo Alto CIO Meerah Rajavel.

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The panelists - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Rashmi Ramesh, senior subeditor, ISMG global news desk; Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; and Suparna Goswami, associate editor, ISMG Asia - discuss:

  • Why it is taking the U.S. so long to move away from magnetic stripe payment cards;
  • Whether security leaders really do want to consolidate the number of vendors and products supporting them;
  • Key takeaways from an interview with Palo Alto CIO Meerah Rajavel on the opportunities of generative AI and how the security firm is using AI technology to improve its internal processes;

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the June 30 edition on the fallout for CISOs in the SEC-SolarWinds probe and the July 7 edition on how the virtual war between the U.S. and China persists.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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