The EU's General Data Protection Regulation, which has tough breach notification requirements, is spurring global interest in technologies to help prevent insider breaches, says Tony Pepper of Egress Software Technologies.
Randy Trzeciak, director of the CERT Insider Threat Center at CMU, says he's frequently asked: "Haven't we solved the insider threat problem?" Far from it, he responds. In fact, he's helping many organizations start insider threat defense programs. He'll be a speaker at ISMG's New York Security Summit.
Better, stronger fraud-detection intelligence - that's the promise of the new 3-D Secure 2.0 protocol for digital merchants, networks and financial institutions. But what should organizations do to prepare? James Jenkins of CA Technologies weighs in.
An Equifax software engineer has settled an insider trading charge with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after he allegedly earned $77,000 after he made a securities transaction based on his suspicion that the credit bureau had suffered a data breach.
This case study illustrates how Digital Shadows helped the head of threat intelligence at a bank discover a user on the dark web claiming to be a bank employee selling access to high net worth individual's accounts. The fact that the seller appeared to be an employee, this threat was of heightened priority to this...
As account opening continues to transition from physical to digital channels, financial institutions and other organizations must optimize the digital experience of applicants in order to compete while simultaneously mitigating fraud risk that is on the rise thanks to some of the same digital channel benefits enjoyed...
When insider threat researcher Randy Trzeciak looks at artificial intelligence and machine learning, he sees the potential for technology to help organizations predict potentially dangerous insider behavior - not just respond to it.
As account opening continues to transition from physical to digital channels, financial institutions and other organizations must optimize the digital experience of applicants in order to compete. At the same time, fraud is on the rise thanks to some of the same digital channel benefits enjoyed by consumers:...
If you browsed the latest security headlines, you'd probably think the majority of data breaches were related to hackers, political activists, malware or phishing. While the latter two hint at it, the truth is that nearly half of all data breaches can be traced back to insiders in some capacity.
The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice have both charged Jun Ying, a former CIO at data broker Equifax, with engaging in illegal insider trading after he determined that his employer had suffered a massive breach.
On average, 49 per cent of users admit to having shared their network password with at least one other user.
So, as employee numbers grow, an organisation's vulnerability to insider threats increase dramatically. This can cause long term damage, taking months or even longer to protect.
This report explores the...
Now that it's been confirmed that an insider at Punjab National Bank paved the way for $1.8 billion in fraudulent transactions, RBI, the nation's central bank, is reiterating the need to strengthen security measures tied to SWIFT interbank transactions, and security experts are offering risk mitigation advice.
Authentication innovation is still in its infancy, and most companies are still combining more traditional passwords and PINs with cutting edge
biometrics or contextual decisioning methods. The combination brings new capabilities to multi-factor authentication, but doesn't necessarily produce the best possible...
True "next-generation" multi-factor authentication (MFA) platforms should be well equipped to manage the customer experience while providing the right level of security assurance at the right time, anytime.
Download this e-book and learn ten criteria to look for in a robust MFA platform, including: