From point-of-sale hacks to malware and DDoS attacks, the top cyberthreats of 2012 have been aggressive and strong. Is it time for organizations to adopt a "hack back" strategy against perceived attackers?
The individual implementing security - the chief information officer - can't be the same as the person responsible for testing security, conducting audit and reporting on security weaknesses, South Carolina Inspector General Patrick Maley says.
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.
President Obama has proclaimed December as Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Month, and is using that declaration to continue his campaign to get Congress to enact comprehensive cybersecurity legislation.
The PATCO fraud dispute could have been settled in 2009, says co-owner Mark Patterson. Why did the case drag on, and what can banking institutions and fraud victims learn from PATCO's recent settlement?
An insider fraud scheme at a financial institution highlights how executives with too much power can abuse the system. What steps could have been taken to prevent the losses that ultimately led to this institution's failure?
Small attacks aimed at merchants are proving the most fruitful for hackers, recent analysis from Verizon shows. But risk expert Wade Baker says there are steps banking institutions can take to respond.