RSA customers who feel victimized by last March's breach of the security vendor's computers have viable options that include continued use of the SecurID authentication tokens, those offered by competitors, or something entirely different: biometrics....
The Fed's ruling on interchange cuts mandated by the Durbin Amendment will aid fraud prevention and could accelerate a move to chip-based payments, says Randy Vanderhoof, director of the Smart Card Alliance.
Eddie Schwartz, the new - and first - chief security officer of RSA, says the IT security provider hit by a sophisticated advanced-persistent-threat attack in March is focusing internal security on efforts to reduce the time an intruder can go undetected....
Fraud expert Ori Eisen says banks spend too much time reacting to ACH fraud, rather than trying to stop it. Now that the FFIEC's new online authentication guidance is official, banks must focus on eliminating outdated solutions and moving toward automated solutions for device identification and log analysis.
What's the top threat on the minds of global IT leaders? Employee-owned mobile devices - or BYOD (bring your own device), as the trend is known. The struggle: Do mobile device benefits outweigh the organizational risks?
Kirk Herath, Chief Privacy Officer at Nationwide Insurance Companies, has been in privacy management for more than a decade, and he has two main concerns about today's enterprise: Mobile technology and cloud computing.
The recent data breaches at Epsilon and Sony should send a chilling message to privacy officers everywhere. "You can't prepare enough," says Kirk Herath, chief privacy officer of Nationwide Insurance Companies.
ThreatMetrix's Taussig says strong authentication should be part of every financial institution's layered security approach. And according to expected changes to the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's 2005 online authentication guidance, that means proven measures to enhance device identification.