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  • Mobile Payments: Apple Pay vs. Rivals

    ABA's Kenneally on Security Risks of New Payments Options Mobile Payments: Apple Pay vs. Rivals
    Steve Kenneally

    Fraud risks associated with Apple Pay have raised new worries about mobile payments, says Steve Kenneally of the American Bankers Association. During the ABA's Risk Management Forum April 15-17, experts compared three mobile solutions. Read more...

  • New Malware Attacks Prey on Banks

    Security Vendors Warn of Sophisticated Threat Using Dyre Variant New Malware Attacks Prey on Banks

    Security experts advise banking institutions to take several steps, including enhancing authentication and ramping up commercial customer education, as a result of an increase in sophisticated online banking attacks involving a new variant of Dyre malware. Read more...

  • PCI Issues Penetration Test Guidance

    Experts Debate Whether Advice Goes Far Enough PCI Issues Penetration Test Guidance

    Experts debate the value of new PCI guidance for how businesses should use penetration testing to identify network vulnerabilities that could be exploited for malicious activity. Does the new advice go far enough? Read more...

  • Surveillance Report Urges Transparency

    Calls for Rewriting UK Intelligence Law from Scratch Surveillance Report Urges Transparency

    Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee has called for a reboot of the regulations that govern Britain's intelligence services, warning that the current approach "is unnecessarily complicated and - crucially - lacks transparency." Read more...

  • UK Police Arrest 57 Alleged Hackers

    U.S. Defense Dept. and Yahoo Hack Suspects Apprehended UK Police Arrest 57 Alleged Hackers

    British police over the course of this week launched 25 cybercrime-targeting raids and made 57 arrests, including suspects who have been tied to a U.S. Defense Department network intrusion, Lizard Squad attacks, as well as a massive Yahoo breach. Read more...

  • Interview

    PCI DSS Version 3.1 - What's New?

    Troy Leach of PCI Council Explains New Version of Standard By Tom Field
    PCI DSS Version 3.1 - What's New?

    The PCI Council has just released PCI DSS 3.1, which calls for mothballing the SSL encryption protocol. What do security leaders need to know about the revised standard? Troy Leach of the council offers insights.

  • Interview

    Framework for a New ID Ecosystem

    Draft of Model to Be Previewed at RSA Conference 2015 By Tom Field
    Framework for a New ID Ecosystem

    What is the Identity Ecosystem Framework, and why is it so important for security professionals to embrace? Kimberly Little Sutherland of LexisNexis Risk Solutions shares insights on the future of online identity.

  • Blog

    RSA Conference 2015: Banking Preview

    Attribution, Information Sharing Are Hot Topics for Institutions By Tracy Kitten
    RSA Conference 2015: Banking Preview

    In the wake of the breaches suffered by JPMorgan Chase, Sony and Anthem, attack attribution and information sharing are playing more prominent roles for banking leaders, and they will be key discussion points at the upcoming RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco.

  • Article

    Apple Systems Vulnerable to Bug

    Kaspersky Reports 'Darwin Nuke' Affects OS X, iOS By Varun Haran
    Apple Systems Vulnerable to Bug

    Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have released information on a denial-of-service bug, dubbed "Darwin Nuke," found in Apple's operating systems. Security experts weigh in with recommendations.

  • Article

    RSA 2015: Ripped from the Headlines

    Previewing the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco By Eric Chabrow
    RSA 2015: Ripped from the Headlines

    The upcoming RSA Conference 2015 in San Francisco will feature sessions ripped from the headlines, reflecting the challenges security professionals face in safeguarding their organizations' systems and information.

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