Despite near-constant warnings from law enforcement officials and the information security community, too many organizations still aren't taking security seriously, experts warned at the Irish Cyber Crime Conference in Dublin.
In a security landscape where the frenetic pace of technology has changed paradigms in ways organizations are struggling to cope with, Blue Coat's Hugh Thompson advises adopting a 'Degrees of Freedom' approach.
A $46.7 million fraud scheme that hit Ubiquiti Networks Inc. shows the new & improved face of wire fraud - and just how easy it is for cybercriminals to fool employees into helping to pilfer their own enterprises.
Just how prepared are Japanese entities for dealing with the risks from targeted attacks? What are the unique considerations and the maturity level? Trend Micro's Masayoshi Someya shares his perspective.
(ISC)Â² and the Cloud Security Alliance have unveiled a new cloud security professional certification designed to measure advanced competence. Will training for the certification help professionals gain a better understanding of cloud security?
With social engineering, phishing and a host of other attacks on the rise, the consumer remains the most vulnerable link in the fraud chain. Banks and financial institutions are helping to lead the way in education, supported by organizations like the FFIEC which recently issued new guidance on security awareness for...
How can banking institutions prepare for beefed up cybersecurity exams by regulators next year that likely will scrutinize their security awareness efforts? One federally funded training program could help.
Amy McHugh, a former FDIC IT examination analyst, says banking regulators will soon scrutinize C-level executives and boards of directors to gauge their cybersecurity awareness in the wake of the FFIEC's pilot cyber-risk assessment program.
A new impersonation scheme is taking aim at business executives to perpetuate ACH and wire fraud, says Bank of the West's David Pollino, who explains steps institutions should take now to protect their customers.
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Because most online banking customers are active social media users, banking institutions should leverage social media in their fraud awareness campaigns, says David Pollino of Bank of the West, who's a featured speaker at the May 14 Fraud Summit Chicago.
In light of the critical shortage of information security professionals, organizations must strive to become a "center for security excellence" to successfully recruit the specialists they need, says analyst John Oltsik of Enterprise Strategy Group.
Educating customers about financial fraud and scams is not a nice-to-have; it's a necessity. If your customers won't protect themselves, then no campaign your organization puts forward will succeed, says BankWest's Patti Broer.