The bring-your-own-device trend is increasing, but work-place policies are not. ISACA's Ken Vander Wal says low employee awareness and the absence of any BYOD policy are to blame. So what can organizations do to fill their security gaps?
Despite the FFIEC authentication guidance and the growth of online fraud, financial institutions still rely on outdated practices that expose customers to risk.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?
The draft legislation would have the Department of Homeland Security conduct risk assessments on critical national IT systems and lead efforts to adopt use of new technologies and practices to keep pace with emerging cyberthreats.
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.
In their efforts to conform with the FFIEC authentication guidance, many financial institutions are caught off-guard by the overall cost of enhanced detection and authentication for online banking. Why?
Dan Waddell of Tantus Technologies says giving back to the community is every information security professional's responsibility. And with the insurgence of cybercrime affecting all walks of life, now is the ideal time to get started.