Government Accountability Office auditors say a lack of prioritization has kept agencies from requiring the use of personal identification verification credentials to obtain access to federal computer systems.
With the Swiss bank offering new details about the severity of its trading scandal, industry experts share insights on risk management and the failure of systems and staff to detect unauthorized trades.
Account takeovers are up, but losses are down. Doug Johnson of the ABA says that's because banks and their customers are catching and blocking suspect ACH transactions before they drains corporate accounts.
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance President Ellen McCarthy used the revelation of the hack, uncovered late Wednesday, to highlight a major point of the study: How government can help industry protect its IT.
While it's good to see more privacy and security details included in the final version of the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, much work remains to ensure patient information is protected when it's exchanged.
International communication and public-private partnerships are the keys to cybersecurity in the financial space, according to the Department of Homeland Security and the Financial Services - Information Sharing and Analysis Center.
"Once you identify that person based on the unique characteristics of their face, you could then match it with other databases," privacy advocate Beth Givens says, referring to privacy gaps created by facial recognition technology.
Out with the old; in with the new. It's time for security-minded organizations to invest in the power and protection of the next generation firewall, says Matt Keil of Palo Alto Networks.
In an exclusive interview about the evolving firewall, Keil discusses:
Why current firewalls are failing us?
Nessa Feddis of the ABA says increased investments in technology at the bank and consumer levels have fueled confidence in online banking. "I think the reason you see an uptick in use here is because the channel is more secure."