For the fourth consecutive year, Information Security Media Group will be a Platinum Media Sponsor of the RSA Conference. And for the fifth straight year, ISMG editors will host staged sessions at the event.
Although a hacktivist group says it has suspended distributed-denial-of-service attacks on U.S. banking institutions, banking and security leaders aren't convinced. "Banks should certainly remain on guard," says Gartner's Avivah Litan.
The FFIEC has issued proposed risk management guidance for the use of social media. Find out about the key recommendations, and why experts say the guidance could prove valuable to banking institutions.
The proposal, in the form of a bill, lays out a framework that can balance the needs and concerns of government and the private sector and keep Americans safe, says Sen. Tom Carper, one of the measure's chief sponsors.
Banking institutions have spent the last two years enhancing authentication to conform to regulatory mandates. Organizations in other sectors can learn important authentication lessons from the banking industry.
How are banks responding to DDoS phase 2? "From a technology standpoint, we have improved our defenses quite a bit," says Dan Holden of Arbor Networks. Experts discuss top DDoS lessons banks have learned.