A rider covertly added to the law to fund the government through September requires select agencies to assess technology purchases for cyber-espionage and sabotage, a process that could make it harder to buy wares to secure IT.
Illinois-based bank holding company QCR decided to make a shift in its online-banking platform strategy after a risk assessment revealed security enhancements and customer experience improvements were needed.
E-mail authentication foils phishing, but authentication is only effective if every partner in the chain adopts it. John Carlson and Andrew Kennedy of BITS explain how institutions can improve e-mail practices.
Attacks against Facebook, Twitter and other organizations over the past few months should send a message to business owners that they need to better fund cybersecurity, IT security expert Mischel Kwon says.
ATM cash-out schemes are growing concerns for card issuers, says ATM expert Nicole Sturgill. What steps should institutions take to ensure they detect these schemes? It all starts with reviewing card data.
The Schnucks grocery store chain is investigating a possible breach that may have exposed credit and debit details. One issuer says cards linked to Schnucks have been used for fraud in at least five states.
Organizations outsourcing card data management to the cloud face significant security risks. How should they prioritize risks when reviewing cloud-vendor solutions? The PCI Council's Bob Russo offers insight.
Understanding big data is not the problem, say Michael Fowkes and Aaron Caldiero of Zions Bank. Figuring out how to use the information contained within big data in a meaningful way - that's the trick.
The motive behind the cyber-attack on South Korean banks and broadcasters was atypical, as compared to most digital assaults that involve implanting malware on IT systems, says McAfee's Vincent Weafer.