What's missing from remarks by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and others is how the stalemate that led to the filibuster of the Cybersecurity Act could be resolved. Will the election make a difference?
Delaware Chief Security Officer Elayne Starkey leads hundreds of information security officers, many of whom have technical expertise in areas other than security. What can financial institutions learn from her new certification program that provides needed security know-how?
Banking institutions can expect more cyberattacks, including threats from nation-states, as the U.S. elections draw near. So they must take adequate security steps - and clearly explain them to their customers.
In the past, just writing "privacy pro" on a business card could get you into the field. "That's not the case today," says the IAPP's Trevor Hughes, who details today's challenges for privacy professionals.
Charles Intriago says AML investments and controls need to be streamlined. And through a new association, Intriago aims to train a new kind of financial-crime specialist that is equipped to connect fraud-fighting dots.