High-profile retail breaches, such as the one suffered by Target Corp., could spur more merchants to promote increased use of mobile payments to boost security, says Thad Peterson, a new analyst at Aite Group.
As mobile banking adoption rapidly grows this year, financial institutions need to identify and fill security gaps, says Aite Group analyst Julie Conroy, a featured speaker at the May 14 Fraud Summit Chicago.
Third-party risks and the Fed's plans for emerging payments will be highlighted at ISMG's Fraud Summit Chicago on May 14. How banking institutions and retailers are expected to respond to new risks posed by external parties will be a focus for our keynote panel.
"Security as a business enabler" was the mantra echoing through the recently concluded 2014 Infosecurity Europe conference in London, a message that should have been heeded by top executives at retailer Target last year.
The recent Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report notes more than 16,000 incidents in the past year where sensitive information was unintentionally exposed. "Nearly every incident involves some element of human error," the report notes.
The Target breach. Account takeover. Mobile banking. Big data analytics. If these terms mean anything to you, then stop right now and give some thought to attending our Fraud Summit in San Francisco on April 29.
An analysis of the Target breach prepared for a Senate committee is a political document that might help its patron's agenda but doesn't go far enough to identify technical solutions to help enterprises avoid Target-like breaches.