Heartland Payment Systems, which suffered a massive breach in 2009, is working to enhance POS security at the merchant level. What steps is this processor taking, and what role would it like to see card-issuing banks play?
CSC's Sam Visner sees organizations, in growing numbers, thinking more intelligently about cloud computing, its security and architecture. Yet, he says, they're being very deliberate in their approach in adopting cloud computing.
Everyone is talking about big data. But Zions Bancorp is actually doing something with it - using data to enhance fraud detection and account monitoring. Aaron Caldiero offers tips for how banks can derive maximum value from big data.
The benefits from employing social media as a way to connect with stakeholders outweigh the risks, says David Bradford, the editor of a new survey of risk managers. Still, he says, the risks must be adequately addressed.
"We find it hard to believe that there are any reasons or basis to oppose this legislation," presidential counterterrorism adviser John Brennan says of the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. "I'm just very puzzled as to why individuals would oppose this."
Two men have been sentenced for defrauding accountholders whose debit cards were compromised in the Michaels point-of-sale breach that hit stores in 20 states. What was their role in an elaborate fraud scheme affecting nearly 100,000 accounts?
Whether intentional or not, software features have the potential to leak sensitive information, corrupt data or reduce system availability. The National Institute of Standards and Technology's latest guidance aims to help organizations minimize vulnerabilities.
Today's malware threats are designed to quietly and slowly spread to other hosts, gathering information over extended periods of time that leads to exfiltration of sensitive data and creates havoc. Here's what NIST says organizations should do.