RSA Chief Technologist Sam Curry defends the company's approach to public-key cryptography after researchers suggest a flaw in its encryption algorithm, contending the problem exists elsewhere in the security chain.
How do fraudsters rationalize their actions, and do they feel guilt, stress, or even excitement when they actually cross that line into breaking the law? Read their answers to these questions and more.
"The misfortune here for the banks is that they can have the best fraud-detection systems out there ... but it all breaks down when they call the 'hacker' to verify the transaction," says Gartner's Avivah Litan.
Alisdair Faulkner of ThreatMetrix says financial institutions and businesses should focus on five key security areas. What make up the top five, and where do banks need to make the greatest fraud-prevention investments?