As Keith Alexander tells it, when he led the National Security Agency, he didn't exist. Alexander discovered that 'fact' after he retired on May 21 as director of the NSA and commander of the Cyber Command and began shopping to buy a new home.
Fraud Summit - Chicago 2014 - Identity fraud and the creation of synthetic identities often result from identity theft, but the strategies organizations follow to prevent ID theft and ID fraud are very different. Register for this session to learn:
How the industry defines ID fraud and ID theft;
Fraud Summit - San Francisco 2014 - It has been nearly three years since the FFIEC issued updated guidance aimed in part at curtailing incidents of corporate account takeover. Yet, banking/security leaders today say their current anti-fraud investments have done little to reduce fraud incidents or losses. Register for...
Another organized cyber-attack and subsequent cash-out scheme illustrates increasing risks to the U.S. payments chain. One fraud expert says this trend "is of grave concern" for banking institutions and their accountholders.
New research says more than 25 percent of consumers hit by a data breach later become victims of identity fraud - especially when payment card information is exposed. Javelin's Al Pascual shares analysis.
Which fraud trends need the most attention from U.S. banking institutions in 2013? Distributed-denial-of-service attacks and account takeover, says FS-ISAC's Bill Nelson, who offers fraud-fighting tips.
To mitigate the top threats for 2013, organizations need to understand the motivations of potential attackers so they can adequately defend their networks and systems. Experts describe risk management strategies for the year ahead.
Eurograbber got banks' attention after compromising out-of-band authentication in Europe. But researchers say it's the knowledge of the hackers behind the attack, not the Trojan, that's most concerning.