Fraud attempts will escalate, not diminish, as new threats and channels blossom in 2011. Growth in mobile banking and the use of social networks are expected to pose new security challenges, experts say.
Federal regulators and industry experts share their views about the top 4 regulatory issues of the new year, and an online breach perpetrated with an SQL injection leads hackers to stored data for 110,000 credit cards.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology issues two special publications: SP 800-119, Guidelines for the Secure Deployment of IPv6 and SP 800-135, Recommendation for Application-Specific Key Derivation Functions.
"Managing risk with regard to information systems and security sometimes doesn't go to the highest levels and that's why the risk framework is a way to get senior leaders involved early in the process," NIST senior computer scientist Ron Ross says.