Whether reports that the National Security Agency entered into a secret contract with security provider RSA are true or not - and RSA says they're not - the reputations of all American security vendors have been tarnished.
President Obama met with technology company executives critical of his administration's surveillance program a day after a federal judge ruled that portions of the National Security Agency program could be unconstitutional.
Cybersecurity risks posed by inadequate IAM and IT asset management are mounting. Now the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has drafted guidance to address banking institutions' unique risks, says Nate Lesser, the center's deputy director.
A Senate committee will soon consider a patent reform measure that is less aggressive than a recently approved House bill designed to help stem the tide of patent infringement lawsuits that sometimes target security technologies.
Call center fraud is one of the leading threats that financial institutions will battle next year because fraudsters consider the centers to be an easy target. But what can be done to mitigate this threat?
While U.S. payments networks and card issuers are planning to transition to EMV cards, Gartner analyst Anton Chuvakin says they could be wasting their time. It may be too late for this chip technology in the U.S.
In the wake of a surge of lawsuits, bipartisan Congressional support is building for a measure designed to help protect banking institutions from frivolous patent infringement claims, says NAFCU's Brad Thaler.
NIST will soon start writing the "final" version of its cybersecurity framework, a guide to information security best practices for operators of the nation's critical infrastructure. But should it be beta tested?
Wayne Dunn, CTO of HarborOne Bank in New England, says improving vendor management is a top security priority for institutions in 2014. As more core banking functions are outsourced, due diligence becomes increasingly critical.
Federal investigators announced five more arrests this week in connection with a $45 million ATM cash-out and prepaid card fraud scheme. Learn why experts expect these types of crimes to become even more common.
For risk managers, an often overlooked step for minimizing supply chain risks is to continually monitor outsourcers and other third parties to address critical security issues, says the Information Security Forum's Steve Durbin.
The breach of a card loyalty marketing company has reignited discussions about the roles banking institutions, regulators and others play when it comes to mitigating third-party risks. Where should the buck stop?