Banks have improved DDoS defenses, but ensuring ongoing online reliability requires a more offensive measure - one that rids the Internet of vulnerable sites that can too easily be used for bot traffic.
As the Zaxby's restaurant breach investigation begins, the high-profile point-of-sale breach involving Subway restaurants has ended in a prison sentence for one of the four accused Romanian fraudsters.
Card security depends on a number of links along the payments chain, says Chase Paymentech's David Wallace. And when it comes to PCI compliance, merchants and business partners have to combine efforts.
In this newest banking fraud scheme, fraudsters use the customer service chat feature within the online banking platform to schedule fraudulent wires. How can institutions detect and prevent this scam?
Mobile attacks are on the rise, and banking institutions need stronger authentication and better defenses against out-of-band compromises. But what else should banks be doing in 2013? Experts weigh in.
Peer-to-peer, near-field communications and barcode scans are revolutionizing mobile payments. What unique risks do these emerging technologies pose to banking institutions? Two FDIC executives offer insights.
Like the cartoonish Kilroy peeking his head over a wall during World War II, unemployment among IT security professionals has bared its head. But don't take these stats as gospel. The data suggest 'full employment' reigns in the infosec community of workers.
Curbing pay-at-the-pump card skimming attacks is daunting, and incident tracking is to blame. But a new initiative spearheaded by the oil industry and card issuers raises the bar for information sharing.