With many questions left unanswered regarding comprehensive cybersecurity legislation, the future seems bleak. But there's hope, says Jacob Olcott, a former top Capitol Hill staffer on cybersecurity matters.
Value? It's coming in more shapes and forms than ever before, says Kosta Peric of SWIFT. So how can financial institutions embrace these new values and provide products and services that meet growing consumer demand?
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is warning its banks about another strand of phishing attacks purporting to come from the FDIC. The e-mails claim to offer critical information about business bank accounts.
Social media and new economies are changing the payments landscape, giving consumers more control over their buying experiences. As consumers take on more, how much will banks and service providers relinquish?
Law enforcement officials say a New York crime ring defrauded TD Bank of more than $450,000 in a check fraud scheme. What loophole did the fraudsters find to run this scam, which went undetected for nearly two years?
2011 has offered quite a number of tough lessons for security professionals. Here at (ISC)2, where security education is our focus, the close of another year raises the old teacher's question: "What have we learned, class?"
Calif.-based grocer Save Mart confirms dozens of reports by employees and customers about account compromises linked to the merchant's recent breach. Are these incidents linked to a larger, organized crime ring?
Despite the FFIEC authentication guidance and the growth of online fraud, financial institutions still rely on outdated practices that expose customers to risk. How can institutions update their security measures?
It's a corporate account takeover scheme - with a twist. The scam involves money mules and distributed denial of service attacks. "This is an entirely different scenario," says Mike Smith of Akamai Technologies.
A card compromise at a California-based grocery chain has raised questions about the efficacy of PCI-DSS. Experts say even if merchants are compliant, fraudsters can easily get around the security measures.