Which fraud trends need the most attention from U.S. banking institutions in 2013? Distributed-denial-of-service attacks and account takeover, says FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson, who offers fraud-fighting tips.
Tom Ridge, the first Homeland Security secretary, questions the wisdom of granting the Department of Homeland Security greater authority to influence IT security within the federal government and the nation's critical IT infrastructure.
In light of growing threats and the increasing complexity of information technology, organizations must get everyone in the enterprise, especially top leaders, involved in assessing and managing information risk.
Peer-to-peer, near-field communications and barcode scans are revolutionizing mobile payments. What unique risks do these emerging technologies pose to banking institutions? Two FDIC executives offer insights.
Like the cartoonish Kilroy peeking his head over a wall during World War II, unemployment among IT security professionals has bared its head. But don't take these stats as gospel. The data suggest 'full employment' reigns in the infosec community of workers.
To acknowledge individuals and organizations that are playing critical roles in shaping the way financial services organizations approach information security and privacy, BankInfoSecurity announces its inaugural list of Influencers.
The penalties paid out by HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank for violations to money-laundering regulations should serve as a wake-up call, says Kevin Sullivan. In fact, banking institutions should brace for more fines.
Members of the U.S. Congress may be more sensitive to cyberthreats than they were in the past, but that doesn't mean they truly all appreciate the risk key government and private-sector IT systems face, says House Cybersecurity Caucus Co-Chair Jim Langevin.
The answer seems obvious, especially in the context of IT security and information risk. Yet, is it, especially when developing codes and standards, as well as funding research and development initiatives that involve taxpayer money?
As the recent PATCO case shows, fraud litigation is moving away from just establishing damages. The key legal question now is: What is reasonable security? Attorneys discuss the 2013 fraud legal landscape.
A presidential executive order on cybersecurity under White House review, if issued, might help ease passage of cybersecurity legislation in the 113th Congress, which convenes in January, despite Republican objection to such a decree.